The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council is pleased to announce Linda Clarksean of Alpha (Jackson County) as the recipient of the 2019 Prairie Disciple Award, which acknowledges a person who has been instrumental in promoting the arts in the 18-county area of southwestern Minnesota. You are invited to join SMAC in...details
Saturday, September 28th, 2019
You are invited to join us in celebration of the arts and artists of our 18 county region! This year our annual celebration will be held in Olivia at Max’s Grill with a delicious meal, local entertainment, the award ceremony for this years SMAC Prairie Disciple Linda Clarksean, a review...details
June 18, 2019, 5-8 pm
2019 SMAC Artist Gathering SMAC recipient artists on featured image, from left to right: David KelseyBassett, Lois Haak, Cole Behrends, and Tammy Grubbs. 2019 SMAC Artist Gathering Join fellow artists for an evening of learning & networking! TUESDAY, June 18 5:00 – 8:00 pm Granite Falls: 3 locations Join artists from...details
Scholarship Application Deadline: July 15, 2019
Guidelines: Rural Arts & Culture Summit Scholarship FY20 Scholarships are available for individuals from the SW MN Arts Council region to attend the 2019 Rural Arts and Culture Summit in Grand Rapids, MN on October 3-5, 2019. Funding is made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative...details
Teaching Artist Training in Creative Aging Aroha Philanthropies is delighted to present a creative aging training for Minnesota teaching artists on July 29 and 30, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This free event, co-sponsored by the Minnesota State Arts Board, will take place in Minneapolis at the...details
Hutchinson Theatre Co. is CALLING ALL ACTORS! Needed: energetic cast members of all ages, male & female, for a fun, rockin’, family musical. Join us for auditions and try out for all your favorite characters from the nostalgic, smile generating show “Happy Days”! Auditions are being held on...details
Core-cast will receive a stipend for their participation in the production!
PlaceBase Productions is seeking actors, musicians, dancers, singers, historians, volunteers, artists and community enthusiasts to be a part of their next adventure! Drop-in to find out more and audition to be a part of the fun! Sunday, June 2nd – 6:00-8:30pm Monday, June 3rd – 6:00-8:30pm At The YES House...details
Applications must be submitted by Monday, May 20, 2019.
Employment opportunity Accounting technician The Minnesota State Arts Board has launched a search for an accounting technician. This important position is responsible for helping to ensure accountability for public funds by completing financial reviews and reconciliations for competitive and legislatively mandated grants. Minimum qualifications include: an associate’s degree in accounting;...details
River Valley Art Fair on May 18, 2019: Become a vendor or submit works for the gallery! River Valley Art Center seeks artists with activities to offer. Register here: http://rivervalleyart.space/artist.html The River Valley Art Center also seeks artists for quarterly group exhibits or solo shows. Register here: Register here: http://rivervalleyart.space/artist.html...details
Plus, grant changes for the new 2020 fiscal year
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council to offer grant information sessions in multiple locations This June, SW MN Arts Council (SMAC) will be offering free grant information sessions in several locations around the SW MN region. The sessions will include an overview of all SMAC grant programs for our new year, which...details