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.


Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Awards Regional Grants

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council granted funding to individual artists on October 19th, 2017. The grants were awarded in the following programs: $21,000 in Technology and Equipment grants for individual artists. Lists of the recipients can be found here: Individual Artists Awards

Upcoming Duluth Grant Workshop

ARAC Grants for Individuals and Organizations (Duluth) Where: August Fitger Room, Fitger’s Complex, 3rd Floor, Duluth When: Wednesday, October 4th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm This workshop will go over the online application process, as well as focus on the Career Development grant for individuals and the Rural and Community Art Project and the Two-Year Operating Support grant programs 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.