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Minnesota State Arts Board awards County Fair art access grant to NY Mills Cultural Center

The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center an Art Access grant to bring arts learning activities and performing artists to the East Otter Tail and Wadena County Fairs. This year's Wadena County Fair is Thursday-Saturday, June 28-30 and the East Otter Tail County Fair will be held July 18-22. Under the auspices of this grant the Cultural Center, in consultation with the respective County Fair Board, will arrange to bring four performing arts events to each fair and three hands-on arts learning projects to each fair.

Regional artists who wish to be considered as presenting artists for this project should contact the Cultural Center at (218) 385-3339. The arts activities will be inter-generational and interactive. As details of this project are developed the public can find out about what visitors to the Fairs this year will experience by visiting the Cultural Center's webpage at

The New York Mills Regional Cultural Center is a fiscal year 2012 recipient of an Arts Access grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.