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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Congressman Walz seeks to showcase Southern MN Student Artists

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Due date: March 23, 2018

Congressman Walz is looking forward to another year of showcasing art from southern Minnesota for the Minnesota’s First Congressional District Congressional Art Competition. This competition is open to all students in grades 9-12 who live in Minnesota’s First Congressional District or attend high school in the district. You can confirm...
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Lanesboro arts seeks entries for “Feats of Clay” group exhibition

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Deadline for entries is May 1, 2018

February 20, 2018     Lanesboro, Minn. – News from Lanesboro Arts.  For immediate release.  CONTACT:           Robbie Brokken, Gallery Director 507-467-2446 | gallery@lanesboroarts.org   Announcing Call for Entries for ‘Feats of Clay’ group exhibition at Lanesboro Arts Lanesboro, Minn. – Calling all visual artists working creatively with ceramics! Lanesboro Arts is inviting artists to submit...
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Willmar Area Arts Council seeks visual artists

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Application deadline is March 1, 2018.

Opportunity for Artists! The Willmar Area Arts Council is accepting applications from visual artists who wish to participate in the 14th annual Studio Hop to be held June 15 and 16. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Applications and participating artists are juried and there is space available for artists...
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Renville County seeks artists

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Renville County West Area Friends of the Arts will be hosting an “Art in the Park” art fair during Renville Sugar Beet Days on June 9th, 2018. If you are interested in an application, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/6Kk9Dotp7N9IrM312 Deadline for applications is April 1, 2018. Exhibitors will be decided on during April...
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Mora seeks Veteran artists work

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Mora’s local American Legion and DAV are bringing the Vietnam Wall, Eyes of Freedom and Silent Battle to the Mora Fairgrounds August 3-6, 2018. On site they will be featuring the art of their veterans. All art is allowed at no cost. Veteran artists will be allowed to sell their...
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SMAC Individual Artist Grantee gains national recognition

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Congratulations to Nicholas Schleif, a SMAC Individual Artist grantee currently living in Milroy, MN, on national recognition for his piece, “Purple Reign”, at the US Bank Stadium collection! His Prince portrait is referred to in MN Original’s video as the “The Mona Lisa” of the collection. Kevin Seifert of ESPN...
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MN Council of Nonprofits to hold “Open Office Hours” in Willmar

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February 27, 2018 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm

MN Council of Nonprofits to host “Open Office Hours” starting this month in Willmar. Join Emily Steinmetz, MCN Central MN Regional Coordinator, at the Willmar Area Community Foundation (1601 US-12 #9, Willmar, MN) on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm to discuss your pressing nonprofit issues....
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Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Program

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Applications due February 26, 2018

JEROME FOUNDATION EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM The Saint John’s Pottery Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Program is a studio residency for artists to experience a community-centered approach to ceramic art using local clay and natural materials. Eligible individuals include emerging visual artists of any medium from Minnesota or New York City. Two...
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McKnight Fellowship Opportunity for mid-career Visual Artists in Minnesota

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Deadline for application: Friday, March 30th, 2018

McKnight Fellowship Opportunity for mid-career Visual Artists in Minnesota: The McKnight Foundation’s arts program is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. The 2018 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship application is now open! The deadline for applying is Friday, March 30 at noon. Announcing the spring McKnight Visual...
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Writers Retreat in Bird Island

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April 6-7, 2018

Bird Island Cultural Centre, 640 Dogwood Ave, Bird Island. Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 7 pm: Poetry Reading by Athena Kidegaard and Jim Togeas (2017 Prairie Poetry Pound Down Winner.) Submit your work for the poetry slam at $5 per poem. Visit https://birdislandculture.com/ to submit. Athena Kidegaard will be the...
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