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.


Hibbing’s Utility Boxes Will Be Transformed Into Art

The Hibbing artist community will soon be engaged to enhance the city’s downtown curb appeal through art mural wraps on eight highly visible utility boxes. Artists will be asked to submit designs that reflect the unique culture, people, and history of Hibbing. Eight designs will be chosen to be transformed into vinyl wraps to encase […]

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Awards Regional Grants!

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council granted funding to arts organizations and individual artists on January 18, 2018. The grants were awarded in the following programs: $40,000 in Career Development grants for individual artists and $40,000 in Rural and Community Art Project grants and $67,910 in Two-Year Operating Support grants for organizations. Lists of the recipients can be found […]

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.