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.
Rural Arts & Culture Summit
Scholarships available now for RURAL ARTS & CULTURE SUMMIT June 2-4, 2015 * Morris, MN Scholarships are available for individuals from the SMAC region to participate in the 2015 RURAL ARTS & CULTURE SUMMIT “From the Ground Up: Cultivating Creative People and Places” JUNE 2-4, 2015 * Morris, MN Be sure to register early, as space is limited and fills up fast! (www.ruralartsandculturesummit.com)…details
Creative MN Report: SW Minnesota
The Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Culture on the Southwest MN Economy A new study on the health and impact of the nonprofit arts and culture sector will be released at noon on March 3, 2015, by the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council and Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. The presentation of the results will be made at the Barn Theater…details