Eagan's Caponi Art Park is one of 56 organizations chosen by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council to receive an arts funding grant, according to a news release issued by the council.
The art park received a $10,000 grant to help fund the park's 2013 Summer Performance Series, which includes performances from the Minnesota Sinfonia, the Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorale and other groups. The free performance series will be held at Caponi Art Park from June through August 2013.
Caponi Art Park wasn't the only local organization to get a grant from the arts council. Art and All That Jazz, Inc. in Burnsville and Black Dirt Theater in Hastings also received funding.
All total, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council awarded $544,706 in grant funding to 56 organizations, according to a press release issued by the organization.