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.


Call for Media Relations Intern

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC) is looking to hire a paid Media Relations Intern to start in May 2018. The intern does a wide range of work ranging from managing our social media streams, handling our in-house graphic design, to writing and editing articles for a variety of media. ARAC serves individual artists, nonprofit […]

ARAC Board Member Openings

Support the arts in the Arrowhead Region Become an ARAC Board Member The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC) is currently accepting applications from individuals wishing to serve on its Board. Current openings for the upcoming term starting July 1, 2018: a Student Liaison member, a representative from Aitkin County, a representative from Carlton County, a representative from Cook […]

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.