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Caponi Art Park Awarded $10,000 Grant from Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

The money will help fund the art park's 2013 Summer Performance Series.

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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.

Eagan Resident September 28, 2012 at 05:53 PM
Your (& my) tax money at work. Hard to believe 53% of tax payers would not support contibuting evne more as they must be part of the 1% with all the money.

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