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National Endowment for the Arts Awards $11m to Midwest organizations

Apr. 16, 2014

The National Endowment for the Arts made their 2014 spring grant announcement today, including more than $11 million in federal support to Midwestern arts organizations. Congratulations to the organizations in our region receiving this critical support!

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March 2014 Spotlight: North Dakota Museum of Art + Rova Saxophone Quartet

Mar. 14, 2014

North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks, ND presented Rova Saxophone Quartet in November 2013.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured two public performances and a lecture/demonstration for high school students.

The North Dakota Museum of Art is the official art museum of North Dakota and works to foster arts in the lives of people living in the Northern Plains. Since its inception in the 1970s the museum has served as both...

Native American / China Exchange program begins next week

Feb. 27, 2014

Our Native American / China Exchange program kicks off next week when artist Kevin Locke from South Dakota begins a two-week residency in Kunming and Beijing, China. The acclaimed flute player, hoop dancer, and storyteller will be joined by two additional Native American artists, and the group will conduct workshops and public performances in schools, community...

Baladino performance at The Dakota Jazz Club

Feb. 24, 2014

Twin Cities jazz patrons were transported to the Mediterranean on Saturday, February 22nd as they sat enraptured in the warm and eclectic sounds of Israeli folk ensemble, Baladino. The performance at The Dakota Jazz Club marked the formal start to the group’s five-week Arts Midwest World Fest tour and from the moment they took the stage until their last note danced in the air, the audience was captivated by their rich global sound.

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February 2014 Spotlight: DANCECleveland + BalletX

Feb. 20, 2014

DANCECleveand in Cleveland, OH presented BalletX in October 2013.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance and masterclasses, lectures, and a reception over the course of five days at the University of Akron and the broader community.

For over 50 years, DANCECleveland has been dedicated to presenting and creating modern and contemporary dance...

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