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.
New Study Reveals a Large Impact of the Arts on Local Economy
In the city of Hutchinson, MN
Contacts: Sheila Smith, Executive Director for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, 651.251.0868 Tom Wirt, Board President of Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 320.587.4718 New Creative Minnesota 2017 Study of the City of Hutchinson Reveals Large Impact for the Arts on Local Economy SAINT PAUL, MN: Creative Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and Hutchinson Center for the Arts released a…details
Grant review panelists needed for 2018-2019
Are you interested in being a part of bringing about arts funding in our Southwest Minnesota communities?
Grant review panelists needed for 2018-2019 Are you interested in being a part of bringing about arts funding in our Southwest Minnesota communities? If so, we’d love for you to consider being a grant review panelist for SMAC. For grant programs in fiscal year 2019 (July 2018 – June 2019), the SMAC Board of Directors seeks panels of artists, arts…details