Additional Arts Resources
Minnesota State Arts Board The Minnesota State Arts Board promotes the quality of life in Minnesota by making the arts accessible to all citizens, nurturing creative activities, encouraging the development of innovative forms of artistic expression and preserving the diverse artistic heritage of the people. The MSAB offers numerous grants, workshops, and technical assistance opportunities.
Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress. Our mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts.
Springboard for the Arts Springboard for the Arts' mission is to cultivate a vibrant arts community by connecting artists with the skills, contacts, information and services they need to make a living and a life. Incorporated in 1991, Springboard has supported the arts community with management and consulting services for more than 20 years. Springboard's vision and commitment has gained national recognition as a model for professional development services to artists, arts organizations, and arts administrators.
Minnesota Artists Online Minnesota Artists Online (MAO) is an online database of Minnesota artists from all disciplines. It offers to Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the Web, and will grow to become a marketplace and community hub. It offers the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing artists with a Web page containing images and information, MAO will soon provide news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources.
Forecast Public Art
Forecast fosters dynamic, inclusive and resilient communities through public art, community-engaged design and transformative placemaking. We improve our collective life through a unique combination of responsive consulting services, support for public artists, and abundant resources on current issues and trends. Forecast is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.