Region 2 Events, Opportunities, Announcements in Northern Arts News

decnewsletterHave you read the December Issue of Northern Arts News?

Arts events, opportunities, and announcements for Beltrami, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, and Hubbard counties are listed in our monthly newsletter. Click here to get the latest on the arts in our region.

Highlights this month include

  • $58,500.00 available in Arts and Cultural Heritage grants
  • R2AC customized grant writing workshops available, just form a group (4-5) and we’ll do our best to schedule you
  • Bemidji First Friday Events and Shop 426 Open House
  • Holiday concerts galore
  • Nemeth Art Center’s Annual Members’ Show

…and oh so much more!
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November Edition of Northern Arts News Hot Off the Press!

…the virtual press, that is!

Highlights from the November 2012 edition of Northern Arts News include

  • the link to a brief R2AC survey (take the survey today!)
  • R2AC/McKnight Fellowship announcement
  • Beltrami County Listening Session
  • Open Mahnomen County Board Member position
  • November Arts Events in each of our 5 counties
  • …and more!

Click here to read the November newsletter.  If print copies are your preference, remember to download and print a copy of the newsletter to read and reference throughout the month!

Have you read the October Edition of Northern Arts News?

Take a peek at the October 2012 Edition of Northern Arts News to get the latest information on arts happenings in our region.  In this edition, you’ll find:

  • Information re: the R2AC Collaborative Kick-Off Soiree (guess what?! you’re invited!)
  • R2AC Grant Deadlines
  • R2AC Listening Sessions in Baudette and Clearbrook this month
  • Loads of good information for artists, including writers
  • A Plethora of Arts Workshops
  • Opportunities for Artists

Each month, Northern Arts News is archived on our website.  Click here to read Northern Arts News today!

Thank You to our Newsletter Editor!

Region 2 Arts Council would like to take a moment to say good-bye and thank you to our Northern Arts News Editor Amy Zimmermann.  Amy has been the Newsletter Editor for Region 2 Arts Council for a number of years, most recently seamlessly helping us make the transition from our bi-monthly print newsletter to the current e-newsletter format.

Thank you, Amy!  Month after month you’ve brought brevity and clarity to newsletter content, and for that and much more, we are grateful!

Laura, Terri, and Holly
Region 2 Arts Council Staff

If you have content to submit to Northern Arts News, please note the following change: the deadline for the November issue of the R2AC newsletter is October 15.  Please send submissions to

Northern Arts News Aug 2012 Edition Available

Have you had a chance to read Northern Arts News?

Highlights include

  • Aug 16 Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Deadline
  • New R2AC Board Members
  • Cultural Data Project New User Orientations
  • “No Risk” Workshop funding available
  • Opportunities for artists
  • Exciting Arts Events in Region 2

…and more!

Click here to read Northern Arts News today!


Northern Arts News July 2012 Edition

Stay ahead of the arts curve in Region 2!  Read the July 2012 edition of Northern Arts News for a comprehensive listing of arts events, workshops, and opportunities in Hubbard, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Beltrami, and Lake of the Woods Counties.

R2AC highlights from this edition include

  • 2012-2013 R2AC Grant Deadlines
  • July Grant Writing Workshops in each County
  • 2012 Artist Mentor Grant Recipients
  • Spring 2012 Arts Project Grant Recipients
  • and so much more!

Don’t delay! Read Northern Arts News today!

Have an arts event, opportunity, workshop, or arts “noteworthy” to share with our readers?  Please send it to our newsletter editor extraordinaire, Amy Zimmermann, by July 7th.

It’s Early June; Read Northern Arts News Today!

There’s still time to take a peak at the June 2012 Edition of Northern Arts News!
Don’t miss

  • R2AC Executive Director Terri Widman announcing the Cultural Data Project Launch
  • 2011 Region 2 Arts Council McKnight Career Development Recipients Beverly Everett and Alice Blessing’s “Meet the Artist” Events
  • A great line-up of Legacy events and activities in Bemidji, June 11-17
  • R2AC sponsored Community Collaboration Workshop for the Arts in Baudette, June 27

Don’t delay; Read Northern Arts News TODAY!

Read Northern Arts News Today!

Before heading out for the weekend or planning this month’s outings, we suggest you take a moment to read the May 2012 Edition of Northern Arts News! Highlights include:

*News from Region 2 Arts Council
*Recently awarded R2AC grants
*Beadwork and sewing detail from two Mahnomen artists
*Legacy funded events in Gonvick, Park Rapids, and Bemidji

*Lake of the Woods Art Guild sponsored Oil Painting Workshop
*Marketing Workshop for Artists in Park Rapids
*And more!

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