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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Self Employed in MN Now Eligible for Unemployment Insurance

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Minnesota Self Employed (Artists!) Now Eligible for Unemployment Insurance Quick Link Self-employed workers and contractors are typically not eligible for unemployment benefits. However, in this unprecedented crisis the State of Minnesota is offering unemployment compensation for the self employed and 1099 workers. This includes those with only part-time employment. Independent...
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You are invited to virtual Minnesota Arts Town Hall

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Minnesota Arts Town Halls You are invited to a Minnesota Arts Town Hall to discuss the next phase of recovery and stability for the Minnesota arts community. There will be two of these events: one for individual artists and one for arts organizations. These town halls are brought to you...
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Americans for the Arts Action Digital Summit

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First-ever National Arts Action Digital Summit! April 27-May 1, 2020 Register Here! Americans for the Arts is delighted to bring a brand-new experience to engage with hundreds of arts advocates from across the country virtually at the National Arts Action Digital Summit. With Congress scheduled to return in May for further COVID-19 relief legislation and the annual federal budget, advocating for...
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Abstractly Aware: New Horizons Crisis Center Seeks Art

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For Creatives looking to share their art and serve a cause

New Horizons Crisis Center presents “Abstractly Aware”, an art campaign with a mission to raise awareness of sexual violence and support victims/survivors of sexual assault in our communities. 💕🎨 The campaign is open to ALL AGES and participating is simple: create art of any kind, inspired by Sexual Assault Awareness Month...
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Shine a light on your nonprofit’s amazing work!

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Nomination deadline: Monday, May 18 at 8 a.m.

In challenging times, let’s remember what makes Minnesota’s nonprofits so amazing. The Minnesota Council of Nonrpofits (MCN) understands that life is anything but “normal” these days. They also know that thousands of nonprofits across Minnesota continue to support and make a real difference in our communities. It’s because of this commitment to...
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Weekly Conversations for BIPOC Artists

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Weekly conversations for BIPOC artists who work in public spaces and/or in community Join Forecast consultants and guests every Saturday evening, starting April 25 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm CST, for a series of Zoom meet-ups for Black, Indigenous & POC artists and organizers working in community and in public...
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Tooklkit for adapting in-person arts-based activities

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Innovation in the time of COVID-19 Forecast is pleased to release a toolkit with strategies for adapting in-person arts-based activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are launching the first iteration of this toolkit now, and will continue to develop it based on open-source input from you and examples of how you are...
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McKnight is hiring Vibrant & Equitable Communities Program Director

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McKnight Foundations seek an experienced leader to guide their new Vibrant & Equitable Communities program, focused on advancing a more equitable and inclusive Minnesota. The goal of the program, anchored in McKnight’s core value of equity, is to build a vibrant future for all Minnesotans with shared power, prosperity, and participation. The Vibrant...
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Mn Artist Networking

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UPDATES FROM MN ARTISTS Mn Artists want to encourage you to connect to artists from across the state through their Instagram feed, where they will be featuring how different artists are approaching their creative practice during the pandemic. How have you been continuing to make work? What does your studio look like right...
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