Bright Stars

Charting the Impact of the Arts in Rural Minnesota

Carlo M. Cuesta, Dana M. Gillespie, and Padraic Lillis, authors
Colleen Frankhart and Gayle Thorsen, editors

2005, 78 pages. McKnight Foundation, 710 Second Street South, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-333-4220

Beginning with an honest appraisal of the way changing economic factors have reshaped Minnesota's rural communities, this elegant publication highlights artistic projects and the individuals who have helped maintain or restore cultural vitality to different towns throughout the state.