What we do

The Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network is an arts and cultural services organization dedicated to connecting, promoting and supporting the individuals, organizations and creative projects that create and further arts and culture in Northern Lower Michigan.

Coming Up

  • Monthly Zoom Roundtable, 1st Thursdays.
    Thursday, 10/7, 10am 
  • October: Fall Into Arts & Culture with the Network,
    National Arts & Humanities Month
    Submit your October Events to Promote
  • Fresh Coast Quarterly, 10/21, 7pm
  • MCACA Grant Announcements, 10/22 (tentative)

Recent E-News: 9/9 & 9/24

  • Fall Into Art Promotion, Tools
  • Arts Ed tools, resources, reports, advocacy, PR
  • FEMA COVID Funding for Arts & Culture
  • Calls for Art, Job Openings, Opportunities
  • Member Benefit: Interlochen Student Concerts
  • Questions, Submissions? arts@nwmiarts.net
Tell Us Your October Happenings

Tell Us Your October Happenings

Help us promote you. Please share your October highlights via this Google form. The Network will be showcasing the artists, organizations and events that drive arts, culture and our creative communities throughout October - National Arts ...

News & Tools


Latest News


Network E-News, 9/24/2021

Promoting Our Region, Our Artists, Our Organizations & Our Creative Energy


October is National Arts & Humanities Month

The Network will be showcasing the artists, organizations and events like you that drive arts, culture and our creative communities throughout October - National Arts & Humanities Month. This is a great time to promote our very creative region, each of you and the vibrant work your create - and raise awareness in our communities and among our leaders about the importance of arts, culture and the creative sector and to demonstrate our collective strength and voices. We plan to share with media, social media, and website - and ask you to help cross promote as well. 

Help us promote you. Please share your October highlights via this Google form. Have ideas for more cross promotion - arts@nwmarts.net. Thank you! 

Access AFTA Resources

Americans for the Arts leads National Arts & Humanities Month. Link here for Information. Link here for Resources. Watch for more tools next week.

Access Network PR, Tools

Network logos, an ad and general promotional tools are always available on the website at www.nwmiarts.org. Please use them to help cross promote and show our unified voice. Link  for the web link or for a pdf with downloadable Network logos (also MCACA & NEA). Rack cards are also avaible for display and distribution. Contact arts @nwmiarts.net.

Share Your PR & Needs

Join the next Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network Zoom Roundtable to share your PR needs & strategies for October and year-end. Mark your calendar for the nextx 1st Thursday, 10/7 @ 10am. Zoom link is always the same - Link here.
Share Your October Happenings Here

FY22 Update: Tentative 10/22 Announcement Date

All MCACA grant and minigrant announcements originally planned for 9/17 continue to be delayed as the state budget is finalized. Our most recent communication is to plan on announcements being made on Friday, 10/22. Watch for more info to come.

FEMA COVID Funds for Arts & Culture

FEMA is providing retroactive reimbursement for safe opening and operation costs incurred to address COVID safety for expenses 1/20/20-12/31/21.  Items that may be eligible include face coverings, Personal Protective Equipment, cleaning and disinfection, COVID-19 diagnostic testing, screening and temperature scanning and portable temporary physical barriers for social distancing. More info and more Arts Ready resources available here.

Art Teacher(s) Sought

The Grand Traverse Senior Center is seeking art instructors to teach art classes on Thursday afternoons in Traverse City. Tentative pricing is $10 per attendee plus materials with average class size of 8-12. Other days could be available. Contact arts@nwmiarts.net for the contact to apply.

New Network Benefit: ICA Concerts

Members and supporters of the NW Michigan Arts & Culture Network can now attend select student performances at Interlochen Center of the Arts for free. Follow the links below to reserve up to four (4) free tickets for each event. Enter the promo code NMACCC at check out. 

Thank you, Interlochen...for membership & sharing! 

Fresh Coast Quarterly Club 10/21

The next Fresh Coast Quarterly Club is slated for Thursday, 10/21, 5-7pm at The Hagerty Garage, 2830 Aero Park Drive, TC MI 49686. 
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Tools & Resources

Tools for School Partners

Tools for School Partners

Americans for the Arts shares this toolbox for partnering with schools and educators during National Arts in ...

Let’s Connect

Please join the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network on social media and at arts and cultural events, exhibitions, galleries, museums, performances and so much more. Connect with us to see what’s coming up, follow issues and share your own creative work.



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