Vision: Creating a community in which the arts flourish and enhance our lives.
Mission: To strengthen the long term financial viability of the Bemidji area arts community.
Impact: Supporting vital community art organizations’ programs and activities.
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts- numerous concerts and events, musical equipment, and lessons for people with disabilities.
Paul Bunyan Playhouse- Youth and Theater Project and space renovations.
Bemidji Community Theater- Access and Diversity Pilot Project, “Kiss me, Kate” musical productions, and the Holiday Theater production.
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra- many concerts with musicians like Jae Sinnett Trio and pianist Chiu-Ling Lin.
Bemidji First City of Arts Studio Cruise- annual event featuring a tour of the spaces where artists create their work.
For information regarding the BAAE grant process, please contact Senior Development Officer Lisa Peterson.
2017 Spring Grant Round