Lanesboro, MN — In recognition of being selected to the 2015 Community Creativity Cohort
The Big Idea
Lanesboro Arts is a multidisciplinary organization utilizing the arts to provide innovative solutions to community challenges in Lanesboro, Minnesota (pop. 754) and the surrounding area. Together with the City and Chamber of Commerce, it recently implemented the first phase of the Lanesboro Arts Campus, a new model for community development that integrates the arts into the social and municipal infrastructure. With this vision, Lanesboro Arts has successfully changed the narrative of the rural community while becoming a national model for creative placemaking.