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.


Nominate an Artist or Arts Advocate for the Arrowhead Arts Awards!

Help us celebrate the best artists and arts advocates in the region. Many of us know an artist or arts advocate that deserves a little more recognition for all they do. Nominate that special artist for the Arrowhead Arts Awards! Here at ARAC, we want to recognize those who contribute to the arts in our […]

Upcoming Grant Office Hours and Grant Information Sessions

Plan ahead and attend grant office hours or grant information sessions! It’s time to start planning for the next round of grants. These grant office hours and grant information sessions are a great way to get all the information you need to apply for a grant. Grant Office Hours Wednesday, October 17th | 2:00-5:00pm Arrowhead […]

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.