Artists in Action – Your COMPAS News Round-Up


September marks a new season, new school year, and new opportunities for unleashing creativity. If this month is any indicator of the ones to come, we're expecting a very exciting Fall!

We celebrate #BecauseofArtsEd

From September 10th - 16th the Americans for the Arts celebrated National Art Education Week by sharing stories of positive change that has happened #BecauseOfArtsEd. Check out our blog on this very special week and get a look at first-hand stories from Minnesota telling us what was possible in their classrooms because of Arts Education. 

Owatonna Culture Fest


This month, COMPAS Teaching Artists BRKFST Dance Company inspired creativity in Owatonna, MN. It was optimal weather for the crew to showcase their spectacular break-dancing!

Artswork Summer Stories

Take a look at Artswork apprentice Brandie Zaspel as she talks about her mural creating experience. Make sure to stop by on Oct. 12th at 10 am for our Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary Ribbon Cutting! These teachers and apprentices have been working tirelessly on this amazing project and it's time we celebrate!