The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council’s mission is to facilitate and encourage local arts development.

This mission statement grows from a conviction that the arts improve the quality of life in the region.


New Board Members Appointed

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council appointed four new members to its board: Amber Burns is an art teacher at Marshall School and is currently serving as the Fine Art Department Chair at Marshall School as well as managing the Playhouse Resident Acting Company. Margaret Holmes is an art instructor at Hibbing Community College and formerly […]

Upcoming Grant Workshops

ARAC Grants for Individuals and Organizations Where: August Fitger Room, Fitger’s Compex, 3rd Floor When: Tuesday, July 12th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm This workshop will go over the online application process, as well as focus on the Community Arts Learning grant program for organizations and individuals and the Art Project grant program for organizations. This will be […]

Did you know?


The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council funds artists, organizations, and groups in seven counties.

Since the passing of the Legacy Amendment in 2008, ARAC is on track to award over $2.5 million in over 700 grants to individual artists and arts organizations in the Arrowhead Region. Grant funding has supported a wide and diverse mixture of projects, ranging from festivals, music in the parks and community productions, as well as work by new media artists to traditional painters and emerging writers to belly dancers. Through our programs, ARAC is working to help the Arts touch the lives of everyone living in the Arrowhead Region.