Arts-Related Links within Minnesota
The following additional arts resources are available to artists and arts organizations.
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.
Health Insurance Resources for Artists
Springboard for the Arts has a new Guide to Health Insurance for Minnesota Artists. Health insurance can be complicated to get, but there are lots of options out there to help. Click the link above for a new resource to help you answer questions and get covered.
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
Creating art that challenges perceptions of disability. #radicalinclusion
The state agency dedicated to enriching the cultural lives of all Minnesotans. Many more arts links and resources.
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.
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.
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.
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 Centerâ€™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.