Kathy Mouacheupao to be MRAC Executive Director

The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) is pleased to announce Kathy Mouacheupao as its next executive director; she will start in her new role at the organization on June 4, 2018. Kathy’s hire comes after an extensive search which attracted applicants from around the country. The MRAC Board of Directors is pleased to have found … More Kathy Mouacheupao to be MRAC Executive Director

Arts Learning Round 2 Grant Awards Announced

On April 24, 2018 MRAC awarded $197,504 to 20 organizations/projects in the second round of its FY 2018 Arts Learning grant program. The Arts Learning projects chosen will provide high-quality, age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotans to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding through the arts for children, youth, and adults by engaging people in extended arts … More Arts Learning Round 2 Grant Awards Announced

Community Arts Round 2 Awards Announced

On March 27, 2018 MRAC awarded $321,414 to 67 organizations/projects in the second round of its FY 2018 Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen demonstrate both strong artistic quality and a connection to a community. The Community Arts grant program utilizes a block grant system to ensure funds are distributed broadly in … More Community Arts Round 2 Awards Announced

MRAC Seeks Next Executive Director

Thank you to all the individuals who applied for this position. The committee has reviewed the applications and is not accepting additional applications at this time.  Organization Overview The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) is a nonprofit organization serving formal and informal groups with annual arts programming expenses of less than $400,000, and artists in … More MRAC Seeks Next Executive Director

Arts Learning Round 1 Grant Awards Announced

On January 23, 2018 MRAC awarded $280,370 to 29 organizations/projects in the first round of its FY 2018 Arts Learning grant program. The Arts Learning projects chosen will provide high-quality, age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotans to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding through the arts for children, youth, and adults by engaging people in extended arts … More Arts Learning Round 1 Grant Awards Announced

Next Step Fund Grant Workshops Scheduled

The Next Step Fund, funded by The McKnight Foundation, provides project grants up to $5,000 to professional artists in any discipline for the purpose of career development and artistic achievement. Applicants may be at any stage of their career, but must demonstrate achievement in their artistic field and have a history of public presentation or … More Next Step Fund Grant Workshops Scheduled

Community Arts Round 1 Awards Announced

On December 12, 2017 MRAC awarded $300,262 to 63 organizations/projects in the first round of its FY 2018 Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen demonstrate both strong artistic quality and a connection to a community. The Community Arts grant program utilizes a block grant system to ensure funds are distributed broadly in … More Community Arts Round 1 Awards Announced