When Mini-Golf Goes Rogue, Artists Win

ON August 19, 2016

When Mini-Golf Goes Rogue, Artists Win

Minnesota Council on Foundations

In my fifth blog post as Minnesota Council on Foundations’ Executive in Residence, I showcase the new social enterprise Can Can Wonderland.

Struggling artists fared even worse than usual during the Great Recession when many arts organizations went out of business. Nonprofit professional Jennifer Pennington wanted to change the dynamic so artists and the organizations that serve them could be self-sufficient. She wanted to make a night at the arts accessible and fun—not silent, incomprehensible or smattered with inappropriately timed applause.

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