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Calendar Dates for SMAC Grant Deadlines for fiscal year 2019!

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View or print from pdf here. Grant Calendar: July 2018 – June 2019 SERVING: Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, & Yellow Medicine Counties All grants described on this calendar are contingent upon funding from the...
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SMAC Artist Gathering!

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SW MN Artist Gathering! Join fellow artists for a FREE afternoon of learning & networking! TUESDAY, June 12 4:00 – 7:30 pm Marshall-Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall * This FREE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY is open to artists in the 18-county region of the SW MN Arts Council. * Register...
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New Study Reveals a Large Impact of the Arts on Local Economy

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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...
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SW MN Arts Council Arts Organization Summit

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Join arts organizations of all types — theater, music, visual, arts councils and more — for an afternoon of learning & networking. On the agenda are three important topics: 1) Finding & Keeping Volunteers 2) Public Art in Rural MN and 3) Networking with other arts organizations in the region....
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Creative Minnesota Report on Renville County

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3.20.18 Creative Minnesota Report About Renville County Shows Million Dollar Impact from the Arts   SAINT PAUL, MN: Creative Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts and Bird Island Cultural Center released a new study today indicating that the arts have a large impact on Renville County. “Nonprofit arts and culture...
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SMAC Adds Extra Grant Round for 2018

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GRANT ROUND ADDED: Art Project Grants & Art Legacy Project Grants   Application Deadline: April 25, 2018, 4:30 pm Earliest Project Start Date: June 15, 2018     Art Project grants provide funding for area organizations with up to $5,000 in matching funds to stimulate and encourage the creation, performance...
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Creative Minnesota Report About Renville County

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Creative Minnesota Report About Renville County to be Released at Presentation and Discussion, 7:00 PM on March 20 at Bird Island Cultural Centre New Study Looks at Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on Renville County Economy SAINT PAUL, MN:  A new study on the size and impact of the...
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