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.


Upcoming Grant Workshops

  ARAC Grant for Organizations w/ IRRRB (Chisholm) Where: Mineland Reclamation Building, Minnesota Discovery Center, 1005 Discovery Dr, Chisholm When: Wednesday, September 20th from 1:00pm-3:00pm This creative community meeting will go over the Rural and Community Art Project grant program for organizations with a formal presentation on Creative Placemaking. This will also include a discussion on how ARAC […]

Upcoming Creative Placemaking Session

Wednesday, Sept. 20, Informal Brown Bag Lunch, 12pm-1pm Workshop and Tour, 1pm-3pm Mineland Reclamation Building, Minnesota Discovery Center Chisholm, MN   Creative Placemaking is a way of taking a community’s own sense of itself and using creativity to help residents make it a livelier, livable, and thriving community. Come to our afternoon workshop on Creative […]

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.