Facts and Figures
Arts Midwest is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and invests in creative organizations and communities throughout the nine-state region of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Arts Midwest received $1,736,500 from the National Endowment for the Arts in FY 2022 to support its activities and partners with the National Endowment for the Arts on the following initiatives:
On this page, find information on the regional arts organization Arts Midwest and projects and initiatives they support in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
Building Community and Inspiring Creativity
Torrie Allen, the new president and CEO of Arts Midwest, talks bout his hopes for his time at Arts Midwest, and why he thinks creativity is exactly the balm we need.Read Magazine Article
How Art is Helping Military Communities Process Trauma
NEA Director of Creative Forces speaks with Arts Midwest about creative arts therapy for veteran and military communities.Read Blog
What Light through Yonder Correctional Facility Window Breaks?
Shakespeare in American Communities' juvenile justice program brings the Bard to facilities in Illinois and Massachusetts.Read Magazine Article
Children's Books, Companions, and the NEA Big Read
National Endowment for the Arts Literary Arts Director Amy Stolls suggests companion books to read as part of your NEA Big Read in 2021-2022 or any time!Read Blog
United States of Arts: Arts Midwest
In collaboration with Arts Midwest, the National Endowment for the Arts looks at the arts and culture of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Developed as part of the National Endowment for the Arts 50th Anniversary United States of Arts: Tell Us Your Art Story series.View Video
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