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 Grants for Individuals and Organizations (Duluth) Where: August Fitger Room, Fitger’s Compex, 3rd Floor When: Thursday, July 5th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm This workshop will go over the online application process, as well as focus on the Arts Learning and Technology/Equipment grant programs for individuals and organizations and also the Art Project grant program […]

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Awards Regional Grants

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council granted funding to arts organizations and individual artists on June 15, 2017. The grants were awarded in the following programs: $49,050 in Career Development grants for individual artists, $49,000 in Artist Fellowship grants for individuals, and $46,090 in Rural and Community Art Project grants for organizations. Lists of the recipients […]

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.