SEMAC awards area art grants


(8/27/2018)

On August 21, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded 24 grants for a total of $95,000 in funding to applicants throughout Southeast Minnesota. This included six emerging artist grants for $15,000, eight advancing artist grants for $40,000, and 10 general operating support grants to arts organizations for $40,000.

 

SEMAC is the State Arts Board-designated granting authority for local/regional arts-producing and -sponsoring organizations and disburses funds allocated for this purpose by the Minnesota State Legislature. The SEMAC region includes the counties of 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 Drive NW, Rochester, Minn., 55901; or call 507-281-4848. Information may also be found at www.semac.org.

Winona County

Kathleen Hawkes received a $5,000 advancing artist grant for Sea Legs, an art exhibition.

 

Frozen River Film Festival received a $4,000 general operating support grant for staffing and salaries.

Mid West Music Fest received a $4,000 general operating support grant for staffing and salaries.

Theatre du Mississippi received a $4,000 general operating support grant for staffing and salaries.

Winona Symphony Orchestra received a $4,000 general operating support grant for staffing and salaries.

 

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