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Artist-Initiated Opportunities

Resources for artists interested in initiating their own projects in Lanesboro

Actress Catherine Glynn received a $5,000 Established Artist grant from SEMAC in 2015 to stage 'Miss Myrna Davenport's Poetry in Motion' at the St. Mane Theatre
  • The Jerome Foundation seeks to contribute to a dynamic and evolving culture by supporting the creation, development, and production of new works by emerging artists. The Foundation makes grants directly to emerging artists in Minnesota and New York City, especially those working in film, video and digital production. More information can be found here:
  • The Minnesota State Arts Board’s Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual artists to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota. Program overview, instructions, and eligibility requirements can be found here:
  • The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council awards Individual Artist Grants to encourage the development of entirely original work by both Emerging Artists and Advancing Artists from the region. Original work must be earmarked for a public showcasing, via publication, performance, or exhibition, at an accessible venue provided by a non-profit arts organization. More information can be found here: and here:
  • Artists of Minnesota promotes the creation of fine arts by artist throughout the state by facilitating connection between different art organizations and communities. In addition to their annual Spring Art Show, they curate a list of resources, organizations, and artist societies, which can be found here:


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