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Growth Across Distance in South Dakota

In South Dakota, on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, something magical is taking root. Learn how this community is connecting and...

Creative Healing Through Haircuts

How a Minneapolis artist and architect created an outdoor barbershop and altar for his community to connect, process grief, and heal...

Cultivating Community During COVID-19

How one Midwest organization grew community in the middle of a pandemic through Hope Jahren’s book Lab Girl . ArtReach St. Croix director...

Building inclusive communities with words

Bemidji, Minnesota, with a population of around 15,000, is located at the center of the triangle formed by the reservations of the Red Lake...

Lakes Area Music Festival reaches across Minnesota

Photo courtesy of Altius Quartet. First time Touring Fund grantee, Lakes Area Music Festival ( LAMF ), proposed such a robust schedule for...

An Interview with World Fest Director Ken Carlson

Ken Carlson has been directing Arts Midwest World Fest for 16 years. As the program enters its 8th two-year cycle in September 2019, we...

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