Board Meetings

All Region 2 Arts Council board meeting are open to the public, in accordance with the guidelines of Minnesota’s Open Meeting Law. Generally, regular R2AC board meetings are held on the third Monday of the month and begin at 4:30 p.m. at our office in the Rail River Folk School building at 303 Railroad St. SW in Bemidji.

Any change in time or venue will be announced in advance and noted below.

Board meeting dates for our 2017 fiscal year are as follows:

Monday, September 19, 2016
Meeting and Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants for Individual Artists and Organizations will be reviewed. (Longer meeting, 9 am-5 pm, grant review at approximately 2 pm)

Monday, October 10, 2016
Meeting, approval of R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowships panel review, and Fall Quick Grants will be reviewed.

Monday, November 14, 2016
Meeting and Arts Project Grants and Arts & Cultural Heritage Grants to Schools will be reviewed.

December: NO MEETING

Saturday, January 2017 – Biennial Planning Meeting – TBD

Monday, February 13, 2017
Meeting and Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants for Small Towns & Individual Artist Grants to be reviewed.

Monday, March 20, 2017
Meeting and Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants for organizations will be reviewed.

Monday, April 17, 2017
Meeting and Artist Mentor Grants & Spring Quick Grants will be reviewed.

Monday, May 15, 2017
Final Board Meeting and Arts Project Grants will be reviewed.

June, July & August – NO MEETINGS