Northwest Minnesota Arts Council’s Portrait Exhibit is now open at the River Walk Artists Gallery. Stop by to see it today!
For the sixth consecutive year, the Minnesota State Fair will continue the Arts A’Fair Program in 2018 by presenting a variety of performing arts experiences representing Minnesota arts organizations and artists. Participating in this program allows you to promote your work with “Pop Up Performances” on the fairgrounds. Your act/number/vignette will be performed up to four times daily for three consecutive days. Each organization will be paid $1400 for the entire project. In addition, your organization will receive the opportunity to connect with your audiences before and after your performances at your performance location and will be promoted through various means by the fair’s marketing department.
Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds (West End Market & new location in North End of fairgrounds)
When: Three consecutive days from August 23 through September 3, 2018 (exact three days and performances times to be determined).
Requirements for Performance Participation:
Provided for performers:
Organizations/artists wishing to perform please provide:
The proposals will be reviewed and selections made by the Minnesota State Fair. The organizations chosen to perform will be notified no later than May 31 and issued a letter of agreement.
Please send proposals to: email@example.com OR
Minnesota State Fair – Arts A’Fair 1265 Snelling Ave N
St. Paul, MN 55108
Minnesota State Fair Mission is To educate and involve our guests by providing a world-class showcase that is innovative, entertaining and fun.
We strive to:
For general information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dudley Voigt, Arts A’Fair Program Manager, email@example.com or
Shannon Buchda, Minnesota State Fair, firstname.lastname@example.org, (651) 288-4395
The City of Hallock is celebrating its 135th anniversary June 14-17. There will be many fun activities happening all weekend, including an art crawl downtown.
Hallock’s Main Street Mania Art Crawl is looking for artists to participate.
NWMAC grant recipient and artist Brenda Baumer and Riverwalk Artist Chuck Bush have an exhibit Minnesota Landscapes at the East Grand Forks Campbell Library, 422 4th Street NW, until March 31. Stop in to see it before it’s too late!
The NWMAC Invites You to Attend the 2018 Arts Expo & the Annual Art Exhibit
This year the annual Art Exhibit will be in Thief River Falls at the Engelstad Arena and runs from April 18 through April 28, 2018.
Annual Art Exhibit. Artists, adult and students, from our 7 county service region have entered into this art exhibit and will be competing for $2300.00 in cash awards. Exhibit cash award winners will be chosen while the exhibit is on display by a qualified juror. They will be recognized and receive their check at the Artist Reception on Saturday, April 28. The exhibit opens at 9:30 am that day with the reception at 2:00 pm. Exhibit and Of the Year Awards will be presented at 2:30 pm.
Arts Expo. The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is hosting an Arts Expo on Saturday, April 28 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. The event will include presentations from representatives from a variety of arts organizations. These representatives will also be staffing tables to meet with attendees, answer questions and provide information about their organizations and services.
Saturday, April 28 Schedule:
9:30 Art Show in Lobby (open all day)
11:00 VSA Presentation in Dakota Room: For artists with disabilities as well as Arts Leaders or other organizations trying to provide access to people with disabilities.
Noon-2:00 Round Table presentations in Imperial Room
2:00 Artists’ Reception
2:30-3:30 Exhibit and Of the Year Awards Presentation
Foundations and Organizations that give grants to artists and arts organizations, cities, etc…
Playwrights’ Center and Northern Clay administer McKnight Fellowships will be on hand to answer questions on these larger fellowships and talk about their own programming for residents of Minnesota.
A few more key arts organizations from the Twin Cities area!
Local experts will speak on resources that serve the state: