SOTA stands for State of the Arts. It’s also a nickname for the beloved state which the podcast is created in, Minnesota. MN is a place brimming with arts and culture, a true state of the arts. This podcast delivers informed, approachable commentary on contemporary art of the Twin Cities and beyond.
Hello SOTAns! We’re switching up our usual format starting this week. We will now be posting shorter episodes where we dive in to one topic at a time. We’ll be exploring how the art world works, subjects of debate in contemporary art, and delving into a little art history! Even better, we will now be […]
Hello SOTAns! We hope you’re all keeping well as we are still trudging through the world in the time of coronavirus. In this episode, we cover how the news is kind of…all the same, and mostly discouraging at that. However, an uplifting trend is that there have been a multitude of artist relief grants that […]
Be well, SOTAns! We hope you are all staying safe and during this unprecedented time. This week, we wanted to highlight just a few of the ways you can stay involved with your beloved art community and support local artists during the pandemic. This is not an exhaustive list, but we hope that it’s helpful […]
Salutations, SOTAns! We hope you are all well and getting through this crazy time alright. The coronavirus has effected everything. Ev-er-y-thi-ng. The art world is obviously no exception. This week, we talk about what kind of changes and adjustments various arts organizations are making. We also suggest some recommendations for how to engage in the […]
Hello SOTAns! We hope you are all well out there. This is especially so because, in the news, we cover museums, art fairs, and other public gatherings for art that are closing due to the coronavirus. Next, we talk about how outdoor artscapes benefit a community and present a case study of sorts for one […]