This is the website for the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network, an arts services organization dedicated to connecting, promoting and supporting the individuals, organizations and creative projects that bring arts and culture to northern Michigan.
(This website is under construction, please continue visiting as the site takes further shape)

Artists After Hours, Wednesday, 5/29, 4:30-6:30, Higher Art

Join Crosshatch Center for Arts & Ecology, Higher Art Gallery and the Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network for Artists After Hours: Networking in Arts & Culture. This is the final Artists After Hours before a short summer break and is a great follow-up to the 5/9 regional arts and culture summit. Event info available on Facebook. Link here.

Summit Resources Available

PPTs and resources from the regional arts and culture summit are posted at

MCACA FY20 Grants Open, Due 6/1 & 8/3

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) is currently accepting grant and minigrant applications for the 2020 fiscal year. Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities are able to apply for arts and cultural projects taking place between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020. Applications for Operational Support, Project Support, Capital Improvements and Arts in Education Residency grants are due June 1, 2019.

Applications for Minigrant Arts Projects and Minigrant Professional and Organizational Development (POD) are due August 3, 2019. Individual artists and arts administrators are able to apply for POD minigrants in addition to nonprofit organizations.

Guidelines can be accessed online at PPTs and resources can be linked thorugh the MCACA tab or by contacting All grants must be submitted via e-grant at

Information to come