Web Sites and Link
ApplauzeSouthern Minnesota's arts and entertainment monthly magazine. Covers Mankato, St. Peter, New Ulm, Waseca, Owatonna, Kasota, Faribault, Rochester, and the South Metro.
ArtsConnectEdA collaboration between the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, intended as a resource for K-12 teachers and students throughout the state. Lesson plans and online activities mapped to Minnesota Graduation Standards.
Mankato, MinnesotaRead all about the underwater city, the Sibley Park Hot Springs, the great Mankato pyramid, and whale-watching on the Minnesota River. Not affiliated with Mandota University, which offers the P.M.S. and L.S.M.F.T. degrees.
Minnesota Center for Book ArtsAims to advance the book as a vital contemporary art form, preserving the traditional crafts of bookmaking and engaging people in learning, production, interpretive and collaborative experiences. Frames-dependent site.
Minnesota Citizens for the ArtsA statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the State Legislature and Congress. The mission is to ensure opportunity for all people to have access to and involvement in the arts.
Minnesota Craft CouncilPromotes excellence in craft media and appreciation of the handmade object. The council provides a communications network for craft artists and sponsors a yearly festival, numerous exhibitions, workshops, and a newsletter.
Minnesota Film BoardPromotes Minnesota as a production site for film and video. The Board publishes an annual production guide listing Minnesota freelancers in all areas related to film and video.
Minnesota Humanities CommissionNonprofit grant-making organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Promotes the study of the humanities and the work of cultural organizations in the state. Their programs, events calendar.
Minnesota Society for Interest in Science Fiction and Fantasy (MISFITS)Parent organization for the CONvergence convention in Minnesota, and sponsors other activities of interest to science fiction fans throughout the year. Site also has SF reviews and commentary. Twin Cities-based.
Minnesota State Arts BoardGovernment agency dedicated to enriching the cultural lives of all Minnesotans.
Minnesota Woodworkers GuildA group of professional and amateur woodworkers bound together by three goals: to educate themselves and the public about woodworking, to socialize and explore woodworking, and to advocate high standards in their art.
Southwest Minnesota Arts & Humanities CouncilNonprofit organization promoting the arts in Minnesota's Regions 6E, 6W, and 8. Includes Mid-Minnesota and the Upper Minnesota Valley. Site is graphics-dependent.
Unified Vision: The Architecture and Design of the Prairie SchoolA guide to The Architecture and Design of the Prairie School collection at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Profiles of architects, virtual tour of the Purcell-Cutts House, and information about Prairie Style buildings throughout Minnesota.