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.

127 Pieces

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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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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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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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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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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
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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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
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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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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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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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Elwyn Ruud of Karlstad, MN is a retired teacher who hasn't stopped teaching. After working 30-plus years in the Roseau, MN public school system, E...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 08:50
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Fosston Arts Council chair Bonnie Stewart shares details of a 40th year anniversary for the arts in Fosston and news on upcoming performances!

  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 15:41
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Kelsey Johns, Assistant Principle at Roseau (MN) High School coordinates the Art & Drama programs at the school and with the help of the Northwest ...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2020
  • Length: 08:46
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Shantelle Carey of Thief River Falls, MN is a regional artist who recently moved to Thief River Falls and has become active in promoting the arts i...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 06:11
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Crookston, MN resident Katelyn Crowe is a regional artist and a full-time student in the Equine Program at the University of Minnesota – Crookston ...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 03:42
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Kendra Olson of Thief River Falls, MN is one of the multiple regional artists with artwork on display at the NWMAC Gallery – located at the Thief R...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 08:49
Caption: Sheila Smith - Minnesota Citizens for the Arts
Sheila Smith of the Minnesota Citizens for the Arts gives an update on pending legislation in the Minnesota state legislature - as it pertains to C...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 12:01
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Debbie Aune, art instructor at Greenbush-Middle River School in NW Minnesota discusses the challenges and rewards of teaching art on-line during th...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2020
  • Length: 09:36
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Richard Tuttle, Band Director for the Ada-Borup (MN) school is adapting his skills for student "distance learning" - a serious challenge when teach...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 06:03
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Renee Jensen, Music and Choir Director at Stephen-Argyle (MN) school talks about the adjustments, challenges and results of teaching music on the i...

  • Added: May 05, 2020
  • Length: 08:58