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SEMAC announces July 1 grant application deadline


Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council announces a call for proposals in three categories: Artists in Education, General Operating Support, and Individual Artists. All proposed projects must take place between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015 and culminate in a capstone event that is accessible and open to the public. The postmark deadline is July 1, 2014.

SEMAC, a non-profit arts agency, is designated by the State of Minnesota Arts Board as the regional arts council for 11 southeastern Minnesota counties: Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona.

For information about the grant application process, eligibility, or grant writing assistance, contact the SEMAC office at 2778 D Commerce Dr NW, Rochester, MN 55901 or call 507-281-4848. Information may also be found on our Web site at www.semac.org.

Artists
in Education Grants

Artist residencies are interactive arts activities providing K-12 students and teachers with direct arts experiences with artists. Residencies encourage the professional development of artists by providing a unique employment experience and audience contact.

Proposals will be accepted from public or non-religious private schools in the SEMAC region for residencies of 1-5 full school days based upon well-defined arts projects. The maximum amount for this grant is $3,000. No match is required.

General Operating

Support Grants

General operating support is designed to strengthen and stabilize arts organizations with operating expenses of less than $160,000 in the previous year. The accounting period or fiscal year for which funding is requested must not begin before October 1, 2014 and must conclude within one calendar year.

Proposals will be accepted from eligible arts organizations in the SEMAC region that have been programming for a minimum of three years. Colleges and universities are not eligible. The maximum amount for this grant is $4,000. No match is required.

Individual Artist Grants

To encourage development of entirely original artistic works, SEMAC offers two distinct grants for individual artists: Established artist grants recognize, reward, and encourage outstanding individual artists and provide some financial support to enable them to continue .....
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Pennsylvania high school student Yuyan Pu is crowned “The Most Philosophical Student in America” and winner of the 2014 National Kids Philosophy Slam. Ingrid Mundt of Minnesota named “Most Philosophical 5th Grader in America.

Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, Minn. – Truth or Beauty: which has a greater impact on society? Yuyan Pu, a junior from Conestoga High School in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, won the 14th annual National Kids Philosophy Slam by successfully arguing that beauty has more of an ..... 
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Commonweal Theatre Company Presents: Around the World in 80 Days

Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, Minn. — The Commonweal Theatre Company presents “Around the World in 80 Days” by Mark Brown June 27 through October 27. Follow the incredible journey of Phileas Fogg on his outrageous quest to circumnavigate the globe in only 80 day ..... 
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A comedic twist in Fountain

Fri, May 30th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Arts & Culture

Don’t let me put words in your mouth, but no one will want to miss the comic ventriloquist coming to Fountain, Minn. for the 2014 Trail Days celebration. James Wedgwood will be performing Saturday, June 7, at 8 p.m. in the city park and everyone ..... 
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Rushford Days Grand Parade cancelled for 2014

Fri, May 30th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Arts & Culture

Due to this summer’s planned construction on State Highway 43 through Rushford, the Rushford Days Celebration will be unable to have the Grand Parade. Please join us at next year’s HOMECOMING Parade on Saturday, July 18, 2015. In place of the ..... 
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Commonweal Theatre presents the Artaria String Quartet

Fri, May 30th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, Minn. — The Commonweal Theatre Company once again welcomes the renowned Artaria String Quartet for a two-night concert series in the Events Hall of the Commonweal Theatre in historic downtown Lanesboro. Concert dates are Wednesday, June ..... 
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Lanesboro Arts Center presents the 34th annual ‘Art in the Park’ Father’s Day Festival

Thu, May 29th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, Minn. - A Father’s Day tradition for more than 30 years, the ‘Art in the Park’ Festival will take place again this year in beautiful Sylvan Park, Lanesboro. Presented by the Lanesboro Arts Center, the festival will be held Sunday, J ..... 
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Shipwreckt Books Publishing Company

Thu, May 29th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

Lost Lake Folk Opera spring issue is available locally at IGA stores in Rushford, Harmony and Preston, at Beste Byen, Crown Trout Jewelry and the Lost Lake Storytelling Center in Lanesboro, and online at [Read the Rest]

Lanesboro Live June show

Thu, May 29th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

LANESBORO, Minn. – Damon Prestemon’s upcoming “Lanesboro Live” show will feature the band the Rutabaga Brothers, a panel of powerful and witty and intelligent women, and an update from ‘Aunt Evelyn’...all on Saturday, June 7, 2014, 7:30 ..... 
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