Arts Midwest promotes creativity, nurtures cultural leadership, and engages people in meaningful arts experiences, bringing vitality to Midwest communities and enriching people’s lives. More »

Together with our artists, grantees, and communities, we inspire curiosity and understanding through creativity and the arts. Read more in our 2016 End of Year Report. More »



Professional, nonprofit theater companies may now apply for Shakespeare in American Communities grants for the 2017-2018 performance season. The application deadline is February 2, 2017. More »



The guidelines and application for the next phase of Big Read programming are now available. A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, NEA Big Read aims to encourage literary reading across the nation. More »