Forecast Public Art
Forecast Public Art strengthens and advances the field of public art locally, nationally and internationally by providing high quality expertise, inspiration and support to make meaningful public art happen. Connecting the energies and talents of artists with the needs and opportunities of communities, Forecast guides its partners in creating public art that expresses a community’s sense of place and pride. Forecast is widely respected for its unique combination of consulting services, grantmaking and resources, including Public Art Review, the world’s leading public art journal.
Springboard for the Arts
Springboard for the Arts is an economic and community development organization for artists and by artists. Springboard for the Arts’ mission is to cultivate vibrant communities by connecting artists with the skills, information, and services they need to make a living and a life. Their work is about creating communities and artists that have a reciprocal relationship, where artists are key contributors to community issues and are visible and valued for the impact they create. They do this work by creating simple, practical solutions and systems to support artists.
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council increases access to the arts in 7-county metropolitan area communities by providing information, organizational support and grants.
Minnesota State Arts Board Percent for Art in Public Places Program
The Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places program acquires works of art to be exhibited in and around state buildings in areas regularly accessible to the general public.
mnartists.org is an online database of Minnesota artists and organizations from all disciplines. It offers to Minnesota-based artists a central gathering place on the Web and the public a new way to explore art and get to know artists. In addition to providing artists and organizations with a web page containing images and information, mnartists.org provides news and features about the local arts scene from a variety of sources.