Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
Leverages the Creative Sector towards social and economic growth in the City of Minneapolis.
Coordinates arts and creative economy activities; works with the Minneapolis Arts Commission; and, develops arts, culture and creative industry policies around economic development and programs for the City of Minneapolis.
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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently released the FY2015 Our Town guidelines. A government entity must be a partner in each NEA Our Town grant proposal, but each local government is limited to only one (1) application that they may endorse. Click here for more information about the City of Minneapolis process to select a proposal to endorse. Proposals to the City of Minneapolis are due November 7, 2014.
Current projects and partnerships
Creative City Challenge: A creative placemaking commission competition highlighting temporary urbanism on the plaza of the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Creative City Challenge challenges the creative community to design an interactive portal that activates the plaza and engages the community for six (6) months.
Call for entries for 2015 Creative City Challenge
Entries are due by 4:30 p.m. Central time on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Submission information can be found online at http://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center/ccc/creative-city-challenge-submissions.
An innovative cross sector collaboration between Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis providing opportunities for artists and City departments to leverage and apply the skills and resources of the creative community towards City goals.
Creative City Road Map
The City of Minneapolis is leading a planning process to think more strategically about how its arts and creative assets can best contribute to the local and regional economy and improve Minneapolis’ quality of life.
The Minneapolis Creative Index 2013
The Creative Vitality Index (CVI™) is a tool that measures annual changes in the economic health of highly-creative industries using information about organizational revenue, jobs, and other measures from creative businesses and nonprofits.
Last updated Oct 22, 2014