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SMAC adds special summer Individual Artist Grant Round

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GRANT ROUND ADDED: Individual Artist Grants for Developing or Establish Career Artists Application Deadline: July 19, 2017 * 4:30 pm Earliest Project Start Date: September 15, 2017 Click here for the press release INDIVIDUAL ARTIST grants provide funding for a variety of activities designed to aid in public awareness of...
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Jessica Bak Photography Exhibit

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New Art Show Opens at Historical Society: The Cottonwood County Historical Society invites you to attend the opening reception of the summer art exhibit entitled Hidden Nature, photography by Jessica Bak, on Saturday, May 6 from 2-4 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon. Free admission.  Come and...
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May-June Issue of SMAC Newsletter is here!

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May-June 2017 Newsletter Keep up with news about the arts in our region with SMAC’s May-June 2017 issue of Voices.  Click below to read about: Area arts organizations and artists awarded SMAC grants Upcoming SMAC gallery exhibit The final installment of the “Grant Process” series Rural Arts & Culture Summit...
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The McKnight Foundation’s Distinguished Artist Award

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Nominations due for 2017 Distinguished Artist Award   The McKnight Foundation invites nominations for its 20th Distinguished Artist Award. Deadline for submission is May 19, 2017. The annual McKnight Distinguished Artist Award recognizes artists who have made a lifelong commitment to creating art that is locally, regionally, and/or nationally significant. These...
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SMAC seeks applications for Executive Director

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Quick Details: Location of office: Marshall, MN Type: Full Time Benefits: Yes Salary: Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package. Deadline to apply: May 1, 2017 Overview job description: The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC), headquartered in Marshall, MN, is seeking applicants to serve in the role...
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Press Release: SMAC Awards $13,007 to Area Schools

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4 Area Schools awarded a total of $13,007 in Southwest Minnesota Arts Council Grants Four area schools within the 18 county region of southwest Minnesota were awarded Arts in the Schools grants on February 28, 2017 from Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC) for a total of $13,007. Arts in the...
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How does SMAC promote the arts in a years time?

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Have you ever wondered what SMAC can do in a year? 2016 Southwest Minnesota Arts Council Year in Review from Southwest Minnesota Arts Council Click through the slide with the arrows near the bottom. And here’s a quicker look: SMAC 2016 Quick Year in Review from Southwest Minnesota Arts Council...
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