Our offices will be closed December 24th through December 27th, 2019 as well as Wednesday, January 1st, 2020. May you enjoy winter warmth, joyful celebrations, and safe travels throughout the holiday season!
Region 2 Arts Council and its Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Council invite the public to:
“A Traditional Perspective in a Modern World” Fashion Show and Artist Market
Friday, January 17, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Northwest Indian Community Development Center
1819 Bemidji Ave. N
Bemidji MN 56601
This event features the fiber artistry of our 2019 Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellow, an evening celebrating the beauty, elegance and inspiration of Delina White of IamAnishinaabe fashion & jewelry designs.
Current and previous AAI Fellows will also have artwork on display and for purchase.
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 for supporting this event.
Deadline: January 15, 2020 Maximum Award: $2,000 (25% Cash Match for equipment purchases) Earliest Start Date: March 11, 2020
The Individual Artist Grant provides financial assistance to artists in any arts discipline or in any stage of their career as an artist. The Individual Artist Grant offers funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities.
Applicant must be a resident of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.
Quick reminder that the Arts Project Grant applications are due this week, December 15. Need help? Call or stop by! We are here to help.
Deadline: December 15, 2019 Maximum Award: $2,500 (with 20% Cash Match)
These grants offer funding for a variety of arts projects and programming including costs associated with public art, arts festivals, engagement of guest artists, arts field trips, workshops, exhibitions, presentations, or performances that will benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen counties. Arts organizations may also apply to fund consultation projects in board development, fiscal management, fundraising, public relations, audience development, or assistance in designing arts programming. Funds can be used to purchase materials and supplies for arts projects but not equipment or non-expendable items. Arts activities proposed for funding must be accessible by the public, displaying a strong community component.
Organizations must be nonprofit and physically located within one of the five Region 2 Arts Council counties of Beltrami, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, or Hubbard. Eligible organizations include:
schools (parochial schools are ineligible)
community education programs*
institutions of higher learning (colleges or universities)
non-profits providing arts programming
local city, town, county government entities
tribal government entities
Groups without 501(c)3 nonprofit tax status are eligible to apply, but must be formed for non-profit purposes, must have the equivalent of a governing body similar to a board of directors or advisory council, and must use a a Minnesota-based non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization, or other tax exempt entity such as a school, institution of higher learning, or city, town, county, or tribal government as a fiscal sponsor.