State Arts Resources

Clean Water, Land And Legacy Amendment Funded Projects on the Minnesota’s Legacy Website

On the Minnesota’s Legacy website you can search all projects funded in the state. You can see which projects were funded through Region 2 and get an idea of how your project will be presented to the Legislative Coordinating Committee and the general public if you are funded. If you have already been funded you can also download the Legacy Logo, pictured at left, which needs to be used in all publicity for your funded project.


artsagelogoArtsage develops, implements, and supports creative arts opportunities for older adults throughout MN.

Springboard for the Arts
Assistance to artists of all disciplines and arts organizations throughout Minnesota. Healthcare help, legal referrals, consultations, loans, and more.

Minnesota Artists Online (MAO)

  • Build an online portfolio, add music and video to promote your work
  • List your events
  • Read reviews
  • Stay in touch with arts issues in the state in Minnesota

Forecast Public Art Toolkit

Minnesota Theater AllianceMinnesota Theater Alliance: Resource sharing and more! Leveraging the collective strengths of Minnesota’s theaters and theater professionals to promote, support, and advocate for the Minnesota theater industry locally, nationally, and internationally.

Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places
This program, provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, acquires works of art to be exhibited in and around state buildings in areas regularly accessible to the general public.

Markusen Economic Research: Problem Solving and the Creative Economy
In-depth research on creative placemaking, arts, and the economy.

Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM)
Members are invited to participate in art exhibitions, networking events, mentoring programs, collaborative ventures, and educational forums on a variety of art-related topics. Membership costs $60 per year.


Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota
Every county in Minnesota is served by a Regional Arts Council. Find the one that serves your location.

Perpich Center for Arts Education
Resources and grants for arts education and artist/educators.

Minnesota State Arts Board
Artists Initiative grants and opportunities in all disciplines. Artists in education roster.  Cultural Community Partnerships for artists of color.  Percent for Art in Public Places.

The McKnight Foundation
Grants for established artists: McKnight Artist Fellowships, Distinguished Artist Award

Jerome Foundation
Grants for artists and arts organizations.  Travel and study grants for emerging artists.  Production grants for Minnesota Film and Video artists.

VSA Arts Of Minnesota
Funding for artists with disabilities.

Grants for arts organizations. Artists and Writers residencies in the Schools.  Artswork: ArtsWork is a youth employment program for young persons in the Twin Cities who are hired during the summer months as Apprentice Artists and are mentored by professional artists.

Independent Filmmaker Project MN
IFP Minnesota’s mission is to advance a vibrant and diverse community of independent film and media artists through networking, education, funding, and opportunities for showcasing their work. IFP MN envisions a world where expression through images is encouraged and valued. It is the goal of IFP MN to lead the way in supporting the independent filmmaker by creating a healthy and viable filmmaking community in Minnesota.