News & Events

Arts Midwest welcomes Morrison home to Minnesota

Feb. 27, 2015

Museum goers at the exhibition opening
Modern Spirit exhibition at the Minnesota History Center. Photo by Tiffany Rodgers.

Arts Midwest, in partnership with the "Minnesota Museum of American Art":, premiered _Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison_ at the Minnesota History Center on February 12, 2015...

2015 Arts Midwest Conference Spotlight Showcase application now available

Feb. 19, 2015

Quartet singing
2014 Arts Midwest Conference Spotlight Showcase Performance. Photo by Joshua Feist.

Don’t miss out on the chance to perform in front of hundreds of presenters from across the Midwest and beyond. Spotlight Showcases provide main stage exposure to 17 artists/ensembles each year at the Arts Midwest Conference.


Arts Midwest Conference leaders visit Kansas City

Feb. 11, 2015

Arts Midwest 2015 Conference co-chairs visit the Museums at 18th & Vine in Kansas City, MO. Photo by Arts Midwest.

Plans for the 2015 Arts Midwest Conference are taking shape! In January, staff and co-chairs (Paul Beutel of the Long Center for the Performing Arts and Kevin Spencer with Spencer Theatre of Illusions/Hocus Focus) conducted a site...

February 2015 Spotlight: Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas + Aquila Theatre Company

Feb. 10, 2015

Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia, OH presented Aquila Theatre Company in October 2014.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a, pre-performance lecture, a public performance and a K-12 performance as part of The Class Acts series hosted by the Performing Arts Center.

The Class Acts series enriches the intellectual, social, and cultural vitality of K-12 students who reside in...

2015 Future Leaders Network

Feb. 05, 2015

Originally established to serve emerging leaders in the performing arts presenting field by providing an annual scholarship for one individual to attend the Arts Midwest Conference, the David J. Fraher Future Leaders Fund’s reach was expanded last year to help support emerging arts leaders in the Twin Cities.

Program managers at Arts Midwest recognized a need for an arts-specific network of professionals in Arts Midwest’s headquartered community. With funding from the David J. Fraher Future...