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Minnesota Regional Arts Councils

Minnesota’s unique, decentralized system of regional arts councils disseminates state and other funding for local arts projects and activities.

Northwest Minnesota Arts Council

Region 1
109 S Minnesota St
Warren, MN 56762
Mara Hanel
Phone: 218-745-9111

Kittson, Roseau, Norman, Polk, Pennington, Marshall, Red Lake

Region 2 Arts Council

Region 2
303 Railroad St SW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Laura Seter
Phone: 218-751-5447 or 800-275-5447

Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

Region 3
600 E Superior St, Suite 404
Duluth, MN 55802
Bob DeArmond
Phone: 218-722-0952 or 800-569-8134

St. Louis, Carlton, Cook, Aikin, Koochiching, Lake Itasca

Lake Region Arts Council

Region 4
133 Mill St S
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Maxine Adams
Phone: 218-739-5780 or 800-262-2787

Becker, Clay, Douglas, Ottertail, Stevens, Traverse, Wilkin, Pope, Grant

Five Wings Arts Council

Region 5
121 4th St NE / PO Box 118
Staples, MN 56479
Mark Turner
218-895-5660 or 877-654-2166

Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, Wadena

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

Region 6W, 6E, and 8
114 N 3rd St / PO Box 55
Marshall, MN 56258
Greta Murray
Phone 507-537-1471 or 800-622-5284

Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, Yellow Medicine

East Central Regional Arts Council

Region 7E
112 Main Ave S / PO Box 294
Braham, MN 55006
Mary Minnick-Daniels
Phone: 320-396-2337

Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine, Mille Lacs

Central Minnesota Arts Board

Region 7W
220 4th Ave N / PO Box 458
Foley, MN 56329
Leslie LeCuyer
Phone: 320-968-4290 or 866-345-7140

Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, Wright

Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council

Region 9
105 22nd Ave NE, Suite A
Waseca, MN 56093
Brenda Byron
Phone: 507-833-8721 or 800-298-1254

Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, Watonwan

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

Region 10
2778 D Commerce Dr NW
Rochester, MN 55901-2262
Robin Pearson
Phone: 507-281-4848

Freeborn, Wabasha, Houston, Rice, Fillmore, Dodge, Olmsted, Mower, Steele, Goodhue, Winona

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Region 11
2324 University Ave W, #114
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Jeff Prauer
Phone: 651-645-0402

Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Ramsey, Hennepin, Scott, Washington

Forum of Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota

Coordinating Arts Administer
3318 22nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Melinda McCannell-Unger
Phone: 612-750-5154