» The Creative Community Leadership Institute
Program Dates: Southwest Minnesota


Institute training begins with a period of individual reading and study as soon as participants are accepted to the program in December of 2016. The program consists of three multiday intensives from January-March 2017, and includes 50 hours in sessions and approximately 50 hours for individual and group assignments outside of sessions. 
Fellows must be able to attend all program dates and commit to completing all individual and group assignments in order to participate in the program.


December 9, 2016 | 5PM
Deadline to Apply
December 12, 2016
Interviewees Notified
December 18-19, 2016
Applicant Interviews
December 23, 2016
Fellows Notified
January 20, 2017 | 10AM-5PM

January 21, 2015 | 9AM-4PM

Institute Session #1 | St. James, MN
February 9, 2017 | 10-5PM

February 10, 2017 | 9AM-5PM

February 11, 2017 | 9AM-4PM

Institute Session #2 | Worthington, MN
March 17, 2017 | 10-5PM

March 18, 2017 | 9AM-5PM

         Institute Session #3 | Milan, MN

All program activities and sessions take place in the Southwest Minnesota at three different sites throughout served by Partnership Art. Stipends are available for acceptant participants outside of the Partnership Art Program for both travel and lodging. To learn more about travel stipends, please contact Chelsea Alger at: ChelseaA@swmhp.org.

In addition to the program dates listed above, all fellows should anticipate spending an additional 50 hours on individual assignments and group projects over the course of the program.