For the purposes of this section, "artistic organization" means an association, corporation, or other group of persons that provides an opportunity for persons to participate in the creation, performance, or appreciation of artistic activities which include but are not limited to: music, dance, drama, folk art, architecture and allied fields, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic and craft arts, costume and fashion design, motion pictures, television, radio, tape and sound records, activities related to the presentation, performance, execution, and exhibition of the art forms, and the study of the arts and their application to the human environment.
A county, statutory or home rule charter city, or town may appropriate money to support artistic organizations. The appropriation may be divided among organizations in the proportions that the county board, city council, or town board determines.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes