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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...

3 Ways We’re Rethinking Our Grantmaking

Funding Resiliency and Focusing on Equity Through the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund Today Arts Midwest announced that it will...

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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