The Kaddatz Artist Lofts in Fergus Falls, developed by "Artspace!"
YES, the nationally known, non-profit developer, "Artspace" is coming to Crookston on April 14 and 15th! Mark your calendars now for this great two day visit funded by the Laura J. Musser Fund. The grant was written by community leaders, Dan Johanneck, Wayne Melbye, Joyce Johnson, James Kent, Sandy Kegler, Sonia Spaeth, and Kay Hegge. The two-person Artspace team will be visiting with local leaders, artists, and the community about the housing and artistic needs of artists and how they can bring new life to historic downtown. They will be looking at and studying the potential of three to five sites! one of which is the Palace/Wayne Hotel! Here is their mission from their website: www.artspace.org.
The Artspace Mission
Artspace’s mission is to create, foster, and preserve affordable space for artists and arts organizations. We pursue this mission through development projects, asset management activities, consulting services, and community-building activities that serve artists and arts organizations of all disciplines, cultures, and economic circumstances. By creating this space, Artspace supports the continued professional growth of artists and enhances the cultural and economic vitality of the surrounding community.
Artspace does incredible projects all over the nation and they are located right here in Minnesota! Check it out today: www.artspace.org!