Encouraging Growth & Development of the Arts in Southwest Minnesota

We're a source of funds and technical services to 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


Here's what's happening in southwest Minnesota



Are You an Artist or
an Arts Organization?

Now you have an opportunity to join our directory, share your artwork, details about your work and your contact details, so that people throughout southwest Minnesota and beyond can experience your craft.

Upcoming Grants Workshops

Register for one of our free workshops to learn about our available grants. We’ll cover guidelines, applications, and the granting process, along with taking time for questions about your specific projects.

JUNE 12, 2023

All SMAC Grants

7 – 8 pm, online

JUNE 15, 2023

All SMAC Grants

5:30 – 7 pm, Luverne, MN

JUNE 20, 2023

Art Project Grants

Noon – 1 pm, online


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