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.


Live Grants June 15, 2018

ARAC is now accepting grant applications for the following programs: Art Project Grant Rural and Community Art Project Grant Arts Learning Grant for Organizations Arts Learning Grant for Individuals The deadline to submit applications to the Art Project, Rural and Community Art Project, and Arts Learning program is Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 4:30 pm!

New Deadlines. Revised Criteria. New Artist Grant.

ARAC has been listening to you – our region’s artists and arts organizations – and made a series of improvements to our programs for our new fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2018. We’ve tried to shorten the time between when you apply and you hear back from us, clarified our rules, and added a […]

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.