Arts & Arts Access

The ACH fund will support Minnesota artists and arts organizations in creating, producing, and presenting high-quality arts activities, to overcome barriers to accessing high-quality arts activities, and to instill the arts into the community and public life in this state. Such activities may be, but are not limited to:

  • Investing in activities that make the arts available to persons who might not otherwise have access due to economic, geographic, or physical barriers;
  • Ensuring that Minnesota’s artists and arts organizations have sufficient financial support to create art;
  • Investing in the long-term health and vitality of Minnesota’s arts sector by supporting capacity-building and professional development;
  • Investing in efforts that enable Minnesotans to more easily connect with arts and arts experiences;
  • Investing in efforts to fully integrate the arts into local community development efforts;
  • Investing in efforts to fully integrate the arts into local and state economic development planning;
  • Investing in public art that is available throughout the state;
  • Recognizing and rewarding artists/arts organizations/arts providers for exceptional artistic quality and service to their audiences and/or the state.