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The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

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.

Hutchinson Center for the Arts seeks entries for SMAC-region juried exhibit

Hutchinson Center for the Arts has created a juried exhibit to bring together and celebrate the extraordinary and diverse talent of visual artists residing throughout the 18-county SMAC region. The exhibit will run from June 1 – July 8, 2016 and will offer cash awards for Best of Show, Best 2-D, Best 3-D, and Honorable Mention. When she started as…

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Save the Dates: MN Arts Advocacy Day, SMAC Artist Retreat, & MN Theater Conference

Get out your calendars to make note of these upcoming opportunities! Watch for more information coming soon. Minnesota Arts Advocacy Day, March 17   Join the SW MN Arts Council at the Minnesota Historical Society and State Capital in St Paul, along with artists, arts organizations, and arts supporters from around the state as we meet with our legislators to encourage…

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