Our office will be closed on Monday, January 20, in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Arts Support Grant applications are due February 15.
Young Artist Grant applications are due February 15.
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Please note that we will close our office early today to make sure staff makes it home safely amidst weather warnings. Quick notes:
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Stay warm and safe today!!
REMINDER: Individual Artist Grant Applications are due today by 11:45 p.m.
“A Traditional Perspective in a Modern World” Fashion Show & Artist Market
Region 2 Arts Council and its Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Council, in partnership with Northwest Indian Community Development Center, invite the public to: “A Traditional Perspective in a Modern World” Fashion Show and Artist Market, an evening celebrating the beauty, elegance and inspiration of Delina White of IamAnishinaabe fashion & jewelry designs. Delina is Region 2’s Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellow and was recently named one of 6 Star Tribune 2019 Artists of the Year.
RESCHEDULED DATE: Saturday, February 1
ARTIST MARKET Opens at 4:00 PM
FASHION SHOW & PRESENTATION Begins at 6:00 PM
EVENT LOCATION: Northwest Indian Community Development Center, 1819 Bemidji Ave. N in Bemidji.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Region 2 Arts Council staff at 218-751-5447; toll-free at 800-275-5447; or by email at email@example.com.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. Special thanks to the McKnight Foundation and Northwest Indian Community Development Center for supporting this event.
Please join the R2AC Board and staff for this month’s business meeting and application review.
On November 18, 2019, the Region 2 Arts Council Board of Directors granted $24,000 in Arts and Cultural Heritage funds to the schools and non-profit organizations listed below. These grants support high-quality arts education that develops knowledge, skills, and understanding of the arts for the benefit of Minnesotans of all ages across our five-county region.
Lake of the Woods High School in Baudette was awarded $4,701 to fund an arts field trip for students to attend a Broadway touring production of “Frozen” at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.
Headwaters Music & Arts in Bemidji was awarded $1,316 to hire visual artist Alice Blessing to teach a series of arts workshops for adults, including accommodations for adults with disabilities.
Northern Light Opera Company in Park Rapids was awarded $6,000 to offer NLOKids, a three-week Theater Camp that brings together children from the communities of Pine Point and Park Rapids to produce a theater project for public performance.
Mask & Rose Women’s Theater Collective in Puposky was awarded $2,487 to offer an ecology-themed visual arts/theater camp for youth culminating with a public performance of the musical “To Save the Planet.”
Lake of the Woods Art Guild of Baudette was awarded $3,686 to offset student tuition for a 5-day “Portraits in Acrylic” workshop with BSU Professor, Alice Blessing.
Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids was awarded $5,810 to deliver a series of art workshops for area youth, each led by a different guest artist, to explore a variety of techniques and mediums.
Applying for a grant? Have questions? Stop by! We are here to help. Our office is open through 5:30 p.m. today. New and experienced grant-writers welcome!
Individual Artist Grant applications are due January 15 by 11:45 p.m.
Region 2 Arts Council
(Inside the Watermark Art Center)
505 Bemidji Ave N
The Individual Artist Grant provides financial assistance to artists in any arts discipline or in any stage of their career as an artist.
Applicant must be a resident of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.
New and experienced grant-writers welcome!
January 6, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Region 2 Arts Council offices
Inside the Watermark Art Center
505 Bemidji Ave N