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.
Forecast Public Art Grant for Artists
This grant provides $50,000 to support the creation of a publicly accessible temporary or permanent artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by a Minnesota-based mid-career public artist. Projects may be in any form or discipline, including performance, dance, storytelling, photography, film, sculpture, painting, etc. Request For Qualifications (RFQ) Deadline is August 15th after which 5 finalists will be selected and compensated…details
Actors and Techs Needed for The Taming of the Shrew
Spellbound Theatricals in Hadley is casting the roles of Lucentio, and Hortensio for an upcoming production of The Taming of the Shrew, to open September 26th. We are looking for 2 (two) comic actors between the ages of 18 -30. This is a farcical modern adaptation, and requires the portrayal of more than one character. These are paid contract positions….details