This Thursday: Artist Mentor Info Session in Bemidji

Original Artwork by Kiah Hartung, student artist mentoring with visual artist, Kristin Gustafson.

NEW DATE: March 8      Artist Mentor Grant Program Informational Meeting. 5:30-7:00 p.m. Headwaters School of Music and the Arts.  519 Minnesota Avenue, Bemidji.   Are you

  • an 8th-12th grade student  (in school or homeschooled) with talent and a passion for the arts?
  • the parent of an 8-12 grade student artist?
  • a teacher who wants to learn about a grant opportunity for students you know with a special arts talent?
  • an artist interested in mentoring a young  artist?

On Thursday March 8th, Region 2 Arts Council is hosting a panel discussion to inform interested 8-12 graders, their parents, teachers, and local artists about the Artist Mentor grant program. Artist mentors and student grant recipients will speak candidly about the working together and the application process.  There will be time for questions.

RSVP by Tuesday March 6 Contact or 218-751-5447 / 800-275-5447.  Can’t make it to the meeting? Download a copy of the Artist Mentor Grant application here.  Applications are due April 11th.

“This activity is funded in whole or in part by a Region 2 Arts Council Grant through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature, and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund passed by Minnesota voters on November 4, 2008.”