Grand Rapids gets a chance to show off at national arts conference
November 4, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – In a classroom inside a defunct, historic elementary school, a few dozen "students" peppered the morning's teachers - three arts leaders - with questions. For two days, attendees of the Rural Arts and Culture Summit had seen firsthand how this northern Minnesota city incorporated the arts into its city government and its public spaces.
How, exactly, did that happen? Could they do it, too?