Art Board Info Sessions

Would you like to learn more about accessing arts funding in Minnesota? The Minnesota State Arts Board is holding an information session in Grand Rapids on April 25. Program officer Natalie Kennedy will talk about the process of applying to Arts Board grant programs for artists, health and human service organizations, schools, local units of government, community organizations, arts organizations, and informal groups.

Tara Makinen, executive director of the Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program, will share her perspective as an applicant and recipient of Arts Board fundingOn behalf of the Itasca Orchestra and Strings program she has successfully applied for and received funding in three different Arts Board programs: the Arts Learning program, the former Community Arts Schools and Conservatories program, and the Operating Support program.

Individual meetings with a program officer will be offered in Grand Rapids, Hibbing, and Virginia.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Information Session

:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Reif Performing Arts Center
720 NW Conifer Dr, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Click here to register for the group session. Advance registration is required.
The meeting is free and open to the public.

Individual appointments with a program officer (30 minutes each)
Individual appointments are a great time to talk with a program officer about your project ideas or to review a past application. See times below and register for an individual appointment by calling or emailing program officer Natalie Kennedy at (651) 215-1617, Toll free (800) 866-2787, MN Relay 7-1-1, or
Grand Rapids: Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Location: Reif Performing Arts Center

Grand Rapids: Tuesday, April 25, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Location: Reif Performing Arts Center

Hibbing: Wednesday, April 26, from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Location: JJ’s Coffee & Cream, 212 E. Howard Street

Virginia: Thursday, April 27, from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Location: The Shop Coffee House, 235 Chestnut Street