Explore those cities represented in the Fall Arts Festival with mini-documentaries from across the country. From Seattle to Miami, the Blue Ridge Mountains to Los Angeles, the United States brims with of arts and culture. In Miami, Haitian and Cuban artists lay down roots in neighborhoods through arts centers. San Francisco's quirky, rebellious arts scenes defines the larger renegade spirit of the area. Chicago's skyline itself is a work of art, designed by a roster of iconic architects. The beautiful and the bizarre, classical and contemporary, we celebrate the arts across America.
Home to tens of thousands of artists and 1,700 arts organizations, Minnesota’s artistic landscape has always attracted people who make their livings in the arts. The inculcation of the arts into everyday life here fostered a movement that made Minnesota the only state whose citizens voted to write arts funding into the state constitution. This story from Twin Cities Public Television explores how the state’s diverse arts community began decades ago with visionaries who invested in and guided arts institutions to become successful businesses and world-class organizations. Produced by tpt.