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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.

First Round of Alma Mater Competition Awarded; Second Round is Open for Entries!

Deadline of March 15

Charter Class Member Jane Malo Wins Alma Mater Lyrics Competition Marshall, Minn. — Jane Malo, a Charter Class member at Southwest Minnesota State University, has been named the lyrics winner of the university’s Alma Mater Competition. Malo’s lyrics are entitled “Southwest.” “I was going to a Planetarium show and I saw the notice about the competition,” said Malo. “I forgot…

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Hutchinson Center for the Arts Seeks Exhibit Proposals

Entry Deadline April 30, 2019.

Call for Exhibition Proposals the center’s 2020 Visual Arts Exhibition Season. Seeking submissions for Solo, Duo, or Group Shows. Open to Minnesota artists from all career stages 18 and older. All proposals should include the following information: – Artist statement/bio (1 page maximum) – Résume – Representative images (8-10 images) no larger than 2500 X 4200 or 300 dpi. –…

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