Northwest Minnesota Arts Council Corner

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The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) serves a seven county are in the northwest region of the Gopher State. The NWMAC Corner features and highlights the services and support given to regional artists by the NWMAC.

Awarding arts grants, providing arts services, coordinating arts advocacy, and generally promoting appreciation and participation in the arts – all are goals of the Council. The NWMAC Corner highlights and features those important elements of cultural life in northwest Minnesota.


110 Pieces

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Jane Anderson, Executive Director of the Thief River Falls (MN) Area Community Theater shares details on a hot performance in February and an upcom...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 09:49
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Katie Hahn, music teacher at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls (MN) is coordinator of the “Harmony Bridge” program. Katie shares details o...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2020
  • Length: 08:58
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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Hanel reviews important point about the NWMAC mission, goals and service to the se...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 10:39
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With grant funding from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council Artist-Print Maker Jill Lavene of Warren, MN tells of her adventure in creating a mobi...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 08:30
Caption: Darcy Reese of Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, MN
Darcy Reese, Voice-Choir Director at Lincoln High School (LHS) in Thief River Falls, MN shares details on upcoming concerts on Saturday, December 7...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 10:44
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Katy Chapman, Professor at the University of Minnesota – Crookston (UMC) campus, applied for and received a grant from the NWMAC for fiber arts equ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 06:54
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Kelsey Didrikson - English teacher at Roseau, MN public schools - shares details on the “Write On” writers’ program in the school system, which inv...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 10:33
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Katya Zepeda, a member of the NWMAC Board of Directors, shares her thoughts concerning her service on the board and the value of the NWMAC in the r...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 07:29
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Shalese (Shu-leese) Snowden of Warroad, MN - a student at a Wisconsin college majoring in Indigenous Studies and Legal Studies - discusses her unde...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 11:00
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Teens in Thief River Falls, MN are being "elevated" through art, thanks to a grant from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC). Thief River ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Hanel gives details on grant application deadlines, the amount of money available ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:50
Caption: Christine Foster Exhibit at the NW Minnesota Arts Council Gallery within Northland College/Thief River Falls, MN campus.
A new gallery space – sponsored and maintained by the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) has opened at the Northland Community & Technical Co...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 07:21
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Regional musician Kathy Erickson of Middle River, MN has been awarded a Northwest Minnesota Arts Council grant to provide "therapy music for reside...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 19:24
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Tyler Campbell, Director of "Funny Money", shares details of the knee-slapping comedy as performed by the Middle River (MN) Community Theater durin...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 09:04
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Mara Hanel, Executive Director of the NW Minnesota Arts Council (Warren, MN), shares details on the thousands of dollars available for regional art...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 10:52
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Jamie Bakken, Thief River Falls, MN teacher - Director of the Peder Englestad Pioneer Village and Coordinator for the TRF Village Arts Festival, sh...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 11:24
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Jerry Amiot of the Polk County (MN) Historical Society shares details on the historical demonstrations, exhibits, live music and fresh lefse planne...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2019
  • Length: 10:40
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Karie Kirschbaum, Mayor of Gary, MN discusses "The Gary Pines Project", giving a brief history of the region famous “Gary Pines” - hundreds of acre...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 11:57
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The annual "Grinding Day returns to Old Mill State Park, east of Argyle, MN on Sunday, August 25th.... as does Lars Larson Junior! Find out more w...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2019
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: Artist Sandra Muzzy of Bloomington, MN
Michelle Roise, resident artist for the Oxbow/Louisville Foundation at Old Crossing (Red Lake Falls/Huot, MN). with shared details of the upcomin...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 12:42