Related Links within Minnesota

The following additional resources are available to artists and arts organizations.

American Composers Forum

The American Composers Forum enriches lives by nurturing the creative spirit of composers and communities. We provide new opportunities for composers and their music to flourish, and engage communities in the creation, performance and enjoyment of new music.

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

Creating art that challenges perceptions of disability.  #radicalinclusion

Minnesota State Arts Board

The state agency dedicated to enriching the cultural lives of all Minnesotans. Many more arts links and resources.

Minnesota Artists Online

An online database of Minnesota artists from all disciplines. It offers Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the web, and will grow to become a marketplace and community hub. It offers the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing artists with a web page containing images and information, mnartists.org will soon provide news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources. The McKnight Foundation partnered with the Walker Art Center‘s New Media Initiatives group to develop mnartists.org.

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

MCA is a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress. Our mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts

Minnesota Council on Foundations

A wonderful resource for news & information on Minnesota grantmaking & philanthropy.  Links to Minnesota grantmakers.

Nonprofits Assistance Fund / MAP for Nonprofits
One Man Street SE Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN  55414-1036
(612) 278-7180

The Perpich Center for Arts Education

A state agency unlike any other, the Perpich Center is charged by the Minnesota Legislature to bring the arts into all K-12 education. Its mission is innovative public education, centered in the arts. With over 13 years of effective leadership, the Center is held up nationwide as an example of what is possible in the field of arts and education.

Springboard for the Arts

Offers workshops to artists and administrators, provide low-interest loans for entrepreneurial arts projects, small grants to help artists meet emergency expenses, provide free Internet access, along with books, pamphlets, and other informational materials in our comfortable Resource Center.

Textile Center

The Textile Center is a national center for fiber art. Its mission is to honor textile traditions and promote excellence and innovation in fiber art. The Textile Center represents and supports fiber artists working in all forms of textile media including weaving, quilting, knitting, sewing, needlework, lace making, basketry and beading. A critical part of the Textile Center’s mission is to bring validation and visibility to this field of art. Textile arts arise from all cultures and the Textile Center works to preserve traditional forms as well as to encourage experimentation and the development of new fiber art forms.

VSA Minnesota

The mission of VSA Minnesota is to create a community where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in and access the arts.  VSA posts lists of shows and arts events in Minnesota presented with

Some information is also provided on movie theatres and arts organizations that may offer accessibility accommodations upon request. Thank you for your interest, and feel free to forward this list to others who may want to attend.

If you wish to be added to this monthly email list, please contact the Access to Performing Arts Project at VSA Minnesota, 612-332-3888 ext. 2 or 800-801-3883, Voice/TTY, or access@vsamn.org.  Updates are provided at http://vsamn.org/calendar.html.