ECRAC's Latest News


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September 21, 2022
This is the 35th year of IMAGE, an annual judged art show, sponsored by the East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC). The IMAGE Art Show has been hosted by different art groups, organizations, or group of individuals interested in the…
August 30, 2022
Art project funding from the East Central Regional Arts Council We are currently welcoming new and former applicants to apply for art grant funding.
August 2, 2022
GRANT INFORMATION SESSIONS Are you curious about the East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) grant programs? Do you have questions about how to apply for a grant? Do you want to know if your art project is eligible for a grant? Join us…
June 8, 2022
On Monday, May 30, 2022, the East Central Regional Arts Council received storm damage from a tornado that occurred from 7:50 to 7:54 p.m.  The tornado went through Hinckley with a path of 3.3 miles, it crossed I-35, and is estimated to…
March 4, 2022
Join Sarah Fossen, Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts for a virtual coffee conversation about why it is important for our regions arts advocates to support the passing of the $100…
February 23, 2022
Arts Advocacy Week 2022 (March 14-18th)  
February 1, 2022
Funding is available to artists, k-12 students, and eligible arts organizations located in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine Counties. Available grants include:
December 22, 2021
East Central Regional Arts Council is Accepting February 1st Grant Applications; Maximum Grant Amount Available is $15,000 The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC), one of 11 regional arts councils that serves the Minnesota counties…
November 29, 2021
Consider joining the ECRAC Board of Directors
November 23, 2021
The East Central Regional Arts Council office will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021 and Friday, November 26, 2021 for the Thanksgiving holiday.