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June 1, 2020
We turn to the arts to get through difficult times, so it’s been hard to grapple with social distancing, cancelled events, and the closure of venues during the COVID-19 outbreak. However, artists are nothing if not adaptable, especially…
April 24, 2020
April 16, 2020
Dear Arts Community, Minnesotans are known for working hard, for being generous, and for pulling together in times of crisis. That spirit has never been more present than in this unprecedented and challenging moment.
April 1, 2020
The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) voted last night to approve a new grant program. ECRAC developed the COVID-19 emergency response grant to provide funding of up to $600 for artists and art organizations to do art projects…
March 27, 2020
Dear ECRAC community members, We want all in our arts community to know that even while the office and gallery are closed ECRAC staff members are available to respond to your questions, as usual, by phone and email. We know that the COVID…
March 23, 2020
Dear Arts Community, Some resources and thoughts as we enter into week 2 of working remotely. If you haven’t already, please complete this short survey developed for the Minnesota arts community.
March 19, 2020
SURVEY: COVID-19’s impact on the creative community and support needed
March 18, 2020
All East Central Regional Arts Council April 1, 2020 grant deadlines have been extended to May 1 including this grant program, Contact ECRAC if you have questions on this extension,
March 11, 2020
Watch here for additional resources. We will add them as available. - updated April 30, 2020 COVID-19 Resources for the Arts What is COVID-19?
March 10, 2020
ECRAC is temporarily closed again as of November 20, 2020, however, staff is available and working remotely. Call or email us for assistance or any questions you have. The Minnesota arts community is using Springboard for the Arts' to…