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Arts Midwest Touring Fund

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 the programming dates for the 2019-2020 Arts Midwest Touring Fund engagements have been extended until December 31, 2020. Grantees are encouraged to contact Arts Midwest about changes to their planned activities.

Connecting people across the Midwest to dance, music, and theater performances in their communities.

How do we do this?

Through grants to presenting organizations in our region, the Arts Midwest Touring Fund supports dance, music, and theater performances that feature artists from outside their state.

  • Read about recent engagements in The Spotlight.
  • View the public performances for the 2019-2020 grantees in the Funded Events listing.
  • Sign up to receive information about the Touring Fund.

For more information, read our Frequently Asked Questions and visit How to Apply.


Ellen DeYoung, grants specialist, 612.238.8028
John Kaiser, grants specialist, 612.238.8024

Arts Midwest provides, upon request and with a reasonable timeframe, alternative formats, auxiliary aids, and services necessary for all individuals to participate in all programs and services provided by our organization. For more information, contact Joshua Feist, Director of Grantmaking.


This program is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from Arts Midwest’s nine-member state arts agencies and the Crane Group.