Arts and Culture Means Business in Central Minnesota
New Study Shows Strong and Growing Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture on Central Minnesota's Economy
We have known for a long time that the arts and culture are important to Central Minnesota. They enhance our quality of life, bring diverse communities together, and make our area a magnet for jobs and businesses. READ MORE

Central MN Arts Board awards Project Grants to area organizations
At the December meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $116,619 in support of twenty regional arts projects. Three criteria are used in evaluating applications: Artistic quality and merit; ability of the organization to carry out the proposal; and the needs of the community. READ MORE
Central MN Arts Board Awards Artist Career Development Grants
At the November meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $20,263 in Artist Career Development grants. The CMAB Artist Career Development program provides funds of up to $3,000 in support of projects, training opportunities and purchases that assist artists in making the next step in their artistic careers. READ MORE
CMAB Artist Career Develpment Grant recipient builds wood-fired kiln
Johnne Law McMahan talks about the process of building a wood-burning kiln and the result of firing the kiln for the first time. SEE MORE

CMAB interviews artists in Arts and Harmony International Juried Art Show
The Arts in Harmony International Juried Art Show displayed 219 artists' work such as paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, and sequential art. 39 artists that won an award at the show located in the Sherburne County Government Center February 3rd and March 27th, 2014. SEE MORE

ECFE Nature Explore Center Gateway Public Art by Sue Seeger
In October 2013, Sue attended the Grand Opening of the Nature Explore Center and cut the ribbon to open the Nature Explore Center. Prior to the public art installation the entrance was a weedy, worn, muddy path to a black, powder-coded 6-foot high fence with a standard gate.SEE MORE


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