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New Podcast: Interesting People Reading Poetry

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Two artists from our region, Brendan and Andy Stermer of Montevideo, have started their weekly podcast titled, Interesting People Reading Poetry, made possible through a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Interesting People Reading Poetry is a short, weekly podcast that will post new episodes every Monday in August...
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Call for Artwork at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

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REQUEST FOR PRESENTATION OF ARTWORK TO BE EXHIBITED IN THE OFFICES OF THE DIRECTOR OF MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Arts @ MSP, a partnership of the Airport Foundation MSP and MSP Airport, requests submissions from Minnesota artists for an exhibition in the Directors’ Chambers of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Submissions...
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Minnesota Emerging Composer Award

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American Composers Forum Nominate a Minnesota Music Maker you know for the 2017 Minnesota Emerging Composer Award (MECA) today! The nomination process is simple: point the American Composers Forum to a variety of work samples and background information on the artist along with your endorsement. They’ll take it from there....
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Dassel-Cokato Arts Association Call to Artists

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The Dassel-Cokato Arts Association is calling all artists to participate in this year’s Red Rooster Fine Arts Show. Artists are invited to enter up to three pieces of original artwork for display and judging during the 58th annual Red Rooster Days celebration. All media are welcome, i.e. painting, drawing, printmaking,...
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Hinge Arts Residency Now Accepting Applications

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Hinge Arts Residency Deadline: September 1. If you are an artist (or know one) who grew up in West Central Minnesota, but now live somewhere else, you’ll want to read this! Springboard for the Arts now accepting applications for the Hinge Arts residency in Fergus Falls. Applications are due September...
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Become a contributing member of SMAC!

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If you would like to contribute online, please visit our giveMN page: www.givemn.org/organization/Southwest-Minnesota-Arts-Council If you would like to mail in cash or check, please print and fill out the appropriate card (Individual, Organization, Business) and send both to: Southwest Minnesota Arts Council PO Box 55 Marshall, MN 56258 Thank you...
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Marshall Area Story Tellers: Pictures in My Head

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Marshall Area Story Tellers presents “Pictures in My Head” Live storytelling by local people Wednesday, August 16, 6-8 pm MAFAC Gallery, 109 N 3rd St, Marshall Pictures in my head will feature local storytellers sharing tales of vivid images that exist only in their memories. The show takes place the...
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2017 Prairie Disciple

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2017 Prairie Disciple: Andy Kahmann of Montevideo The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce Andy Kahmann of Montevideo as the recipient of the 2017 Prairie Disciple Award, which acknowledges a person who has been instrumental in promoting the arts in the 18-county area of southwestern Minnesota. Kahmann was...
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Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists

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The Jerome Foundation is accepting the Jerome Foundation Fellowship application from artists representing diverse cultural perspectives, it is administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). Artists considered for this fellowship may work in a variety of visual art media, including both traditional and new media.The program is...
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