MN State Arts Board

The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state. Grant support is available for individual artists, arts organizations and community groups. Check out their website for further details.

Minnesota State Arts Board The Minnesota State Arts Board promotes the quality of life in Minnesota by making the arts accessible to all citizens, nurturing creative activities, encouraging the development of innovative forms of artistic expression and preserving the diverse artistic heritage of the people. The MSAB offers numerous grants, workshops, and technical assistance opportunities.

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA) is a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress. Our mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts.

Springboard for the Arts Springboard for the Arts' mission is to cultivate a vibrant arts community by connecting artists with the skills, contacts, information and services they need to make a living and a life. Incorporated in 1991, Springboard has supported the arts community with management and consulting services for more than 20 years. Springboard's vision and commitment has gained national recognition as a model for professional development services to artists, arts organizations, and arts administrators.

Minnesota Artists Online Minnesota Artists Online (MAO) is an online database of Minnesota artists from all disciplines. It offers to Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the Web, and will grow to become a marketplace and community hub. It offers the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing artists with a Web page containing images and information, MAO will soon provide news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources.

Other Minnesota Regional Arts Councils Links to all eleven of Minnesota's Regional Arts Councils.

The Staples Motley Area Arts Council is a nonprofit arts organization committed to bringing cultural activities to the Staples Motley area.

The Crossing Arts Alliance works to promote and enhance arts opportunities in the Central Lakes Area through facilities, partnering, and programming.

Great River Arts is a nonprofit arts organization serving central MN and located in Little Falls.

Staples Area Men's Chorus is an active regional male chorus that performs regularly throughout Minnesota.

Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival A six performance series of chamber music for the Brainerd / Baxter area.

The Legacy Chorale of Greater Minnesota is high caliber community chorus serving central Minnesota.

St. Francis Music Center is a community school for the performing and creative arts located in Little Falls, Minnesota.

The Heartland Symphony Orchestra offers Central Minnesota residents cultural and musical enrichment through live symphonic music.

Madhatters Community Theatre Facebook Facebook group of Wadena, Minnesota's community theatre.

Madhatters Community Theatre website

Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts is a community performing arts organization located in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.

Lamplighter's Community Theatre Staples area theatre group generally performing at the Landmark Inn and Centennial Auditorium.

Upsala Upstage Players Since 2004, this community group has produced quality theatre for the Upsala, MN area.

Five Wings Arts Council

Serving Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena Counties of Minnesota

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Street Address:
121 4th St. NE
Staples, MN 56479

Use West entrance
located in parking lot behind
1st International Bank & Trust

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 118
Staples, MN 56479