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.


Arts Grant Reviewers Needed!

Every year, The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC) awards hundreds of grants to artists and organizations. We need art knowledgeable grant reviewers to help evaluate and decide on those grant applications. We ask for eight hours of meeting time and additional prep time from our grant reviewers. Becoming a grant reviewer with ARAC serves as […]

Duluth Workshops

ARAC Grants for Individuals (Duluth) Where: Washington Studios, 315 N Lake Ave, Duluth (in the 2nd Floor Performance Space) When: Tuesday, July 17th from 6:30-8:30 pm Where: Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, 424 W Superior St., Suite 104, Duluth When: Tuesday, July 31st from 5:00-6:00 pm These workshops will provide an introduction to ARAC’s NEW Artist […]

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.