Programming and Projects Supported by Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

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Minnesota Public Radio is the state’s largest cultural organization, providing more than 95 percent of Minnesotans with free access to some of the best broadcast news, music and cultural programming in the world. We are a proud recipient of investment from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment (Legacy Amendment) Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Download Projected outcomes and measurements for all current MPR projects supported by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. (.pdf)

Download a full report to the Minnesota State Legislature on calendar year 2021 Minnesota Public Radio activities supported by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. (.pdf)

For more information on the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, please visit the State of Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment website:

Highlighted Projects

  • Our Music for Learning portfolio of programs is designed to foster students' passion for classical music. It's a go-to resource for materials that meet Minnesota K-12 music education standards, and includes information about Minnesota Varsity, Class Notes and other education features.

  • Purple Current is a stream of music exploring Prince's musical legacy. You'll hear a curated playlist full of deep cuts, hits and an expert mix of funk, soul, hip-hop, R&B that you won't hear anywhere else.

  • Each Art Hounds weekly installment features three people from the Minnesota arts community talking briefly about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out. This state-wide feature from MPR News is community-focused and audience-driven and features a diverse mix of art and voices.