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MRAC values our connections with individuals and organizations who work in the arts and is committed to providing prompt and respectful service. We are a hands-on grantmaker and we like meeting with individuals or groups, at your location or ours or via phone. Contact us to set up a meeting to learn more about the resources MRAC can share with your arts project.



Our office is located at:
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
2324 University Ave. W.
Suite 114
St. Paul, MN 55114

We’re open Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed on Holidays.

Contact us by:

General Phone   651-645-0402
Fax   651-523-6382

Staff Direct Phone Lines:

Becky Franklin, Assistant Director of Administration 651-523-6389
Masami Kawazato, Program Director 651-523-6386
Oskar Ly, Community Connections Manager 651-523-6384
Kathy Mouacheupao, Executive Director 651-523-6390
Witt Siasoco, Program Director 651-645-0402
Jovan C. Speller, Program Director 651-523-6381
Bethany Whitehead, Program and Communications Director 651-523-6388

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MRAC’s Office is located in St. Paul near the intersection of Highway 280 and University Avenue. The office is in the Midtown Commons building, a two-story brick building just east of Raymond Avenue on the south side of University Avenue.

LIGHT RAIL: Our office is just a few steps from the Raymond Avenue Station on the Green Line.

BUS ROUTES: Our office is accessible by Metro Transit bus routes 67, 87, 63, and 16.

BIKE: Bicycle parking is available adjacent to our parking lot at the southeast corner of our building.

PARKING: Entry to MRAC’s parking lots are available to east-bound traffic from University Avenue. Access is also available from Myrtle Ave. (via Raymond or Hampden), one block south of University. Parking on either side of the building is free and usually plentiful. Building access from the west lot is wheelchair accessible.