ARTS RESOURCE PAGE

[FOR ARTISTS and ORGANIZATIONS]

Learn about upcoming funding and professional development opportunities, calls for artists, and other resources for both artists and organizations. This page is updated on a consistent basis. Be sure to bookmark and visit often!

CURRENT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

FOR ARTISTS

**NOTE: Eligibility will no longer be restricted to past Arts Board or regional arts council grantees

  • Short-Form Open Call offers development and co-production funding to help you complete your short nonfiction film or series for distribution on public media’s web-based platforms. We’re looking for exceptional non-fiction stories that spark dialogue and engage a young and diverse audience on public media’s web-based platforms.
  • Artist Grant provides a $500 USD grant to one visual artist each grant cycle. Once an artist wins a grant, they may not apply again. We also award 2nd and 3rd place runners-up with $100 USD each. Runners-up may apply again in a future grant cycle. There are four grant cycles per year – January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15. The deadline for the current grant cycle is July 15, 2022.  

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS

FOR ARTISTS

Springboard for the Arts – See listing below for upcoming online workshops. Visit their calendar for a full listing of workshops and events.

Minnesota Music Coalition – Visit their Musician Resources Page for other resources and opportunities

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits (Visit website for general non-profit resources and opportunities)

Springboard for the Arts (See selected upcoming trainings below)

AUDITIONS

CALLS FOR ARTISTS

  • “Noojimo (She Heals)” Call for Artists All My Relations invites artists to participate in the group exhibition by guest curator Hillary Kempenich. All indigenous artists residing in Turtle Island (the lands now known as North and Central America) are welcome to apply, with preference given to work created by Indigenous women, Two-Spirit, femme, trans, and gender non-confirming artists. Apply by June 12. Visit website for details
  • Calling all Mural Artists!Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is seeking three Minnesota-based artists to work with youth at Boys and Girls Clubs in Itasca County to create murals for their new innovation incubator space called “The Forge.” Artists will submit a design and, if selected, will work with a group of students to paint the design. Deadline for submissions is June 15.