This is a list of websites and listservs that we consider useful to visual artists in the Twin Cities. This is not a complete list, but with your help we’ll try to make it as comprehensive as possible.
MN Artists is our largest resource for the visual arts is MN Artists. This site has a lot of information and covers all the arts. Below are listed some of resources from this site for the visual artists.
Here you should find grants and fellowships for which Twin Cities artists are eligible..
Job for Artists
Here is one of two places to look for arts-related jobs.
Call for Artists
Here you will find general “Call for Artists.”
MPLSART.COM publishes a comprehensive gallery calendar for Minneapolis & St. Paul. They publish a weekly email newsletter to highlight the events of the week…subscribe here.
If you want to find a gallery in the Twin Cities they make it easy to find here.
Art Events & Opening
If you want to quickly find the date and time of a gallery opening, definitely start here.
My favorite area of the site is “Written.” Here you will find well done profiles, interviews and critical reviews.
Springboard for the Arts
Springboards programs provides artists with basic survival skills, like workshops on the business-side of being an artists.
You can’t do better than this if you want a job in the arts.
This area focuses on events that help you see your art career in terms of a business; something that does not come naturally to most artists.
Mary Altman’s Listserv
This is Mary Altman’s Listserv, a periodic (almost daily) email that focuses on public art RFPs (Request For Proposals) . It is a resource you can count on if you make your living in the public-art arena.
It’s a free service for the City of Minneapolis. Just email Mary Altman and ask to be on her Public Art email list.
Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy
The office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy leverages the creative sector towards social and economic growth in the city of Minneapolis. The office is responsible for the development of the City’s arts and cultural planning and policies, creative economy research, creative workforce support, cross-sector collaborations, and the integration of arts-based strategies in City departments.
Please help add to this list…
If you know of a visual arts resource that should be on this page, please let me know in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.