Montana Arts Council

Montana Arts Council Meetings

The Montana Arts Council’s meetings and committee meetings are open to the public and we welcome public comments for these meetings.  If you'd like to provide comments for an upcoming MAC meeting, you can do so in person, by mail, or online. 

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Montana Arts Council Meetings

 
Upcoming : 
Friday, May 31, 2024 | 8:30am - 3:00pm
Polson/Pablo, Montana | Agenda 
 
Past :
April 17, 2024 Noon | Online | Governor's Arts Award Committee Review
January 10, 2024 11:30am | Online | Agenda | ARM Revision 
Executive Committee | January 10, 2024 Noon | Online | Immediately following the Council meeting using the same link. 
Agenda: Discussion: Role of chairman/CEO of the Council.
December 1, 2023 | Butte/Online | Agenda
August 23-24, 2023 | Helena/Online
August 28, 2023 | 8:30am | Online via Zoom
June 9, 2023 | Glasgow/Online | Agenda
May 17, 2023 | 1:30pm | Online via Zoom | Agenda
May 8, 2023 | 1:30pm | Online via Zoom | Agenda
February 7, 2023 | Online | Agenda
December 2, 2022 | Helena/Online | Agenda
June 9-10, 2022 | Whitefish/Online | Agenda

 


MAC Committee Meetings

 
Upcoming :
 
Arts Education Committee AISC Experiences Review, April Round
Arts Education Committee Meeting
May 23, 2024 | 1-3:30 PM
 
Past :
 
AISC Experiences Review, Part I (Orgs A – M)
Arts Education Committee Meeting
January 23, 2024 | 1 PM
AISC Experiences Review, Part II (Orgs N – Y)
Arts Education Committee Meeting
January 24, 2024 | 10 AM
 
Strategic Investment Grant Committee Meeting
Second Wednesday of Each Month
10am via Zoom Webinar
Montana Circle of American Masters Reivew Meeting
October 27, 2023
11am via Zoom Webinar
 
Arts Education Committee Review of AISC Experiences Applications
Tuesday, Oct 24, 2023
10:00 – 11:00 AM via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and Registration Information
Executive Committee Meeting
August 26, 2023
Evaluation of credentials and interviews of Executive Director candidates. The Chair has found that the needs of individual privacy clearly exceed the merits of public disclosure. Therefore the interviews will be closed.
 
Executive Committee Meeting
August 14, 2023
Interviews with Executive Director candidates.  The Chair has found that the needs of individual privacy clearly exceed the merits of public disclosure. Therefore the interviews will be closed.
 
Executive Committee Meeting
July 27, 2023
10am via Zoom Webinar
 
Executive Committee Meeting
July 20, 2023
10am via Zoom Webinar
 
Poet Laureate Selection Panel Discussion
May 31, 2023
1:30pm via Zoom Webinar
 
Arts Education Committee
May 16, 2023
1pm via Zoom Webinar
 
Executive Committee Meeting
April 20, 2023
9am via Zoom Webinar
 
Public Value Partnership + Statewide Service Organization Review
April 24 at 1pm and April 25 at 9am using Zoom. 
Agenda:  Call to Order - Introductions - Orientation - Conflict of Interest - Public Comment - Review + Discussion of Applications - Closing Instructions - New Business - Adjourn
 
AISC Residencies Grant Review Panel Meetings
April 27 at 1:30 PM and April 28 at 9:00 AM via Zoom
 
Montana Poet Laureate Committee Meeting
February 28, 2023
12:30pm via Zoom Webinar
 
Executive Committee Meeting
November 18, 2022
1pm via Zoom Webinar
 
Governor's Arts Award Ceremony Update Meeting
November 15, 2022
1pm via Zoom Webinar
 
Cultural Trust Advisory Committee Meeting
October 11-12, 2022
In-Person (Capitol Building Rm 152, Helena) or via Zoom Webinar
   
Executive Committee Meeting
August 9, 2022
2pm via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and Registration Information
 

2021

Artist Innovation Awards Grant Panel Review Meeting
November 3, 2021
9am via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and Registration Information
 
Executive Committee Meeting
November 1, 2021
12pm via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and Registration Information
 
Executive Committee Meeting
June 2, 2021
1pm via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and Registration Information
 
Executive Committee Meeting
CARES Individuals Grant Review
April 7, 2021
2pm via Zoom Webinar
Agenda | Registration information
 
Executive Committee Meeting
CARES Individuals Grant Review
March 18th, 2021
1pm via Zoom Webinar
Agenda | Registration information
 
Poet Laureate Committee Meeting
March 15th, 2021
12:30 pm via Zoom 
Agenda | Registration information
 
Executive Committee Meeting
CARES Individuals Grant Review
February 26th, 2021
12 noon via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and registration information

 


American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Discussion Panels

In this series of meetings, panelists provide criteria-based comments on applications for ARPA grants and discuss funding recommendations. The meetings are preceded by an independent review of the applications by the panelists. The meetings will be followed by a final approval process conducted by the governing board of the Montana Arts Council.

Agenda for all meetings

May 31, 2022 2 – 5 PM ARPA Panel: Media Arts 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eCEihpw3S7SWStq3Ixfhlw

May 31, 2022 2 – 4 PM ARPA Panel: Music 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hhsvshw6RG6xRRGB20lSoQ

June 1, 2022 2 – 4 PM ARPA Panel: Live Audiences 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wlTxFWtdQDan6TE75e8UPQ

June 2, 2022 10:00 AM – Noon ARPA Panel: Western, Folk, Traditional, Craft 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5WTOFqKDSzyhOiocZteNnA

June 2, 2022 Noon – 3 PM ARPA Panel: 3D Visual Arts 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iEDM6me1Sl2QZDIocxsGHw

June 3, 2022 1 PM – 3 PM ARPA Panel: 2D A thru M 
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dAJRfgO5SjaXsgt0bIeW5Q

June 2, 4:30 – 6:30 PM ARPA Panel: Literary Arts
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XI22cogLQvShLkFjhu89qg

June 6, 5 – 7 PM, ARPA Panel: 2D Visual Art M thru Z
https://mt-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6LFNmIliTfqms9EXvA0J9g


 

2020

Executive Committee Meeting
CARES Individuals Grant Review
December 17th, 2020
10am via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
December 3rd, 2020
9:30am via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
November 25th, 2020
12 noon via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
November 16th, 2020
12 noon via Zoom Webinar
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
September 14th, 2020
1:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
September 15th, 2020
12:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
September 3rd, 2020
11:00 a.m. via Zoom meeting
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
August 12th, 2020
1:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting
Agenda and registration information

Executive Committee Meeting
August 13th, 2020
12:00 p.m. via Zoom meeting
Agenda and registration information

 

Click here for archived Montana Arts Council meetings.

 

The Montana Arts Council makes reasonable accommodations for a person's ability to participate in state government. Request beyond accessible facilities must be made 24 hours before the meeting date to the ADA Coordinator at kburgoyne@mt.gov or (406)444-6449. Written comments must be received 12 hours before the meeting at mac@mt.gov.

 

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