We seek to encourage growth and development of the arts in southwest Minnesota by serving AS A SOURCE OF FUNDS AND TECHNICAL SERVICES WHICH ENABLE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS TO SPONSOR AND/OR CREATE AND PROMOTE THE ARTS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
Serving 18 counties in Southwest Minnesota
Big Stone • Chippewa • Cottonwood • Jackson • Kandiyohi • Lac qui Parle • Lincoln • Lyon • McLeod • Meeker • Murray • Nobles • Pipestone • Redwood • Renville • Rock • Swift • Yellow Medicine
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council’s activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund. The McKnight Foundation provides additional funding for our individual artists programs.
GRANT ROUND ADDED: Individual Artists (Developing & Established Career Artists)
GRANT ROUND ADDED: Individual Artist Grants Developing & Established Career Artists Only (No Career Legacy) Application Deadline: May 8, 2015, 4:30 pm Earliest Project Start Date: July 15, 2015 The Individual Artist grant program is open to artists in the eighteen counties of the SMAC service region. This program supports projects and activities that enable an artist to create art…details
Call for Artists & Writers: Windom Riverfest
The Annual Windom Riverfest celebration will be held on June 26-27, 2015. Riverfest is an art and music festival dedicated to celebrating art, music and community fun in Windom, Minnesota in the Southwest Minnesota region. Located on the historic downtown Square, the Riverfest celebration brings together the community with the opportunity to view and purchase a wide variety of fine…details