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Public Art Conference: June 24-25, 2015

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“Making It Public”: Public Art Conference hosted by the SW MN Arts Council. Are you interested in having public art in your community? Are you wondering how to involve artists in public improvement projects? Are you an artist interested in creating public art? SMAC, in partnership with Forecast Public Art,...
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SMAC Operating Support Grants & The Cultural Data Project

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Beginning July 1, 2015, arts organizations applying for SMAC Operating Support grants will be required to complete Cultural Data Project (CDP) profiles in order to submit a CDP funder report as part of the application process.   What is the Cultural Data Project (CDP)? “The CDP was first launched in...
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Up and Out: Calling Young LGBTQIA Filmmakers

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WHAT:  Intermedia Arts’ Youth Leadership Council is seeking video submissions from young filmmakers who identify as LGBTQIA+ for the Up and Out: Upper-Midwest Youth Queer Film Festival – Minnesota’s first film festival exclusively focused on LGBTQIA+ youth!   WHO: Young Filmmakers ages 12-22 who identify as LGBTQIA+   WHY: The...
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Arts A’Fair Request for Proposals

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For the third consecutive year, the Minnesota State Fair will continue the Arts A’Fair Program in 2015 by presenting a variety of performing arts experiences representing Minnesota organizations. Participating in this program allows your organization to promote your work with “Pop Up Performances” on the fairgrounds. Your act/number/vignette will be...
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Northern Plains Indian Art Residency

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The Contemporary Native Arts Program (CNAP) at the University of South Dakota (USD) seeks applicants for the Northern Plains Indian Artist Residency (NPIAR). Artists who are registered members of a tribe in the Northern Plains region are eligible to apply for the residency. The artist-in-residence will spend the entire month of...
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Free Workshop: “Evaluating Art Projects and Programs”

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Need help with evaluating your SMAC-funded projects? Register today for a free SMAC-hosted workshop (available at multiple locations) and learn all about evaluation for art projects and programs. Led by Leah Goldstein Moses of The Improve Group, this workshop is focused on the why and how to do successful evaluations...
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SMAC Artist Retreat April 24-25, 2015

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REGISTER NOW! Come to the historic Danebod Folk School in Tyler, MN on April 25 to be inspired at SMAC’s 2015 Artist Retreat. In addition to a full day of sessions on Saturday, join us the night before for networking and on-site overnight lodging. You’ll be able to customize your...
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Call for Artists & Writers: Windom Riverfest

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The Annual Windom Riverfest celebration will be held on June 26-27, 2015. Riverfest is an art and music festival dedicated to celebrating art, music and community fun in Windom, Minnesota in the Southwest Minnesota region. Located on the historic downtown Square, the Riverfest celebration brings together the community with the...
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