Workshop To Be Rescheduled

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From Swamp to Showcase: Black Ash Basketry

April 20, 2017 11 am – 3 pm   WORKSHOP POSTPONED. Please check here to find out new date.

Doreen Wells will teach participants how to create baskets using Black Ash. All materials provided.

Red Lake Nation College, 23750 MN-1, Red Lake, MN 56671

Class is free, but you must register by phone or email (218) 751-5447 alice@r2arts.org

Arts Expo

 

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Region 2 Arts Council’s first Arts Expo is April 29, 2017. 10 am – 4 pm

For Artists, Craftspeople, Culture-Bearers, Organizations, Schools and Public Entities
Come for the Creative Minnesota Report to learn the economic impact of the arts in our region. Find funders and artists for your programs. Don’t miss the seminar about people with disabilities in the arts. This is a free event!

We have some wonderful seminars at the Expo:

10:30 am Craig Dunn of VSA MN presents “Expanding Participation by Artists and Non-Artists with Disabilities”

12:15 pm Kathee Foran, MN State Arts Board presents “Artist Initiative Intensive”
1:30 pm Creative Minnesota Report by Sheila Smith of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
2:15 pm Announcing Region 2 Arts Council’s first annual Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellow, Tom Stillday, who is a beadworker from Ponemah.
2:30 pm Gallery Directors Panel

Featuring the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Exhibit Opening Reception

By Region 2 Arts Council

All Day! With artwork by our Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grantees, Council Members, and we will announce our first ever recipient of the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship!

Visit with these resources *Updated 4/20/17:

  • Rourke Art Gallery
  • Minnesota State Arts Board
  • Incepticons Recording Studio
  • Watermark Art Center and Mikaanen Gallery
  • Gallery North
  • Springboard Center for the Arts
  • Macrostie Art Center
  • Park Rapids Lake Area Arts Council
  • Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
  • Bemidji Symphony Orchestra
  • Rail River Folk School
  • Region 2 Arts Council
  • Bemidji Community Theater
  • Kaddatz Gallery
  • KBXE Radio
  • Bemidji Pioneer
  • VSA MN (Formerly Very Special Artists)
  • Bemidji State University Technology, Art, and Design Department
  • Bemidji Sculpture Walk
  • Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
  • Belle Thalia/ Mask & Rose Women’s Theater Collective
  • Paul Bunyan Playhouse
  • What’s Up, Babe?
  • Nemeth Art Center
  • McKnight Foundation
  • Lakeland Public Television
  • Jerome Foundation
  • Armory Square
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The Arts Expo is made possible by the voters of Minnesota, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

Arts Project Grant

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: April 15, 2017 by 11:59 pm

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Funded arts projects must benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.

This activity is funded, in part, by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

Applications are available online at r2arts.org  For more information, or with questions, call Region 2 Arts Council at 218-751-5447 or toll-free at 800-275-5447. You can also email us at staff@r2arts.org  

 

Arts Project Grant

Award Amount: Up to $2,500

Deadline: April 15, 2017 by 11:59 pm

Open to nonprofits, schools, government or tribal offices, or community education programs. These grants offer funding for a variety of art projects including costs related to performances or exhibitions, engagement of guest artists, public art projects, and artists-in-residence. Funded arts projects must benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.

This activity is funded, in part, by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.

Applications are available online at r2arts.org  For more information, or with questions, call Region 2 Arts Council at 218-751-5447 or toll-free at 800-275-5447. You can also email us at staff@r2arts.org  
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