• MRAC Plans for the Next Two Years and Invites Your Participation

    Did you recently attend one of our community circles? Did you share feedback in our survey? Curious about what we learned from these community engagements and what we are doing… (read more)

  • MRAC Wants Your Opinion on How We’re Doing

    Please let us know how we are doing! We awarded 520 grants totaling nearly $3.5 million in fiscal year 2018! We are proud of what we accomplished last year, but we… (read more)

  • New MRAC Program Director Jovan C. Speller

    MRAC is excited to announce that our newest program director has joined the staff team with the hiring of Jovan C. Speller. Jovan began the role this week and will… (read more)

  • MRAC’s Racial Equity Statement

    The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) board of directors and staff is pleased to share MRAC’s recently adopted Racial Equity statement with the community. MRAC improves arts access for communities… (read more)

  • Grant Program Changes for FY19

    As of today, June 1, the Grant Guidelines for all of our grant programs for our Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019) are active on our website… (read more)

  • 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,… (read more)

  • 2018 Next Step Fund Finalists

    Sixty-nine artists have been named finalists for the 2018 Next Step Fund grant. This year saw a record number of applicants with 505 artists submitting grant proposals. A panel review… (read more)

  • 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…. (read more)

  • MRAC Arts Management Trainings

    As part of the work of MRAC, the Council is dedicated to helping arts groups and organizations be as strong and effective in their work as possible. Therefore, each month… (read more)

  • Next Step Fund Finalists Announced

    MRAC is pleased to announce the 59 individual artists who have been named finalists by panel of artists from around the Twin Cities Metro area. These finalists will go on… (read more)

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