All Programs

2015 Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers


Grant program & fellowship opportunity for emerging Minnesota writers

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets


Awards grants of up to $4,000 to emerging Minnesota spoken word poets.


LIVE-MUSIC-Fest



Young performers, multiple genres, all-ages. 3 Bands. 3 Hours. 3 Bucks.More

U/G/L/Y


Blending music, monologue, movement, and culturally based text, U/G/L/Y, a one-woman tour de force, features over five characters and their related narratives.

Behind The Walls


Join us for a monthly one-hour behind-the-scenes look at who we are and what we do.

The Creative Community Leadership Institute


Leadership training for community-engaged artists and developers.


ArtsHub | COMMUNITY COWORKING at Intermedia Arts


Affordable, creative, co-working here at Intermedia Arts.



The Blacker the Berry ...


Twin Cities women of color exhibit a layered and intriguing multi-media response to the culturally provocative prompt, 'The Blacker the Berry.’

Media Active


Talented teen artists producing media for local organizations and businesses

Young Writers


A writing circle for teen poets, novelists, fiction writers, essayists and more!


Workshops & Residencies


Intermedia Arts offers workshops, daycamps, residencies and more!

Creative CityMaking


A partnership between Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis

Uncaged Voices: Poetry Slam for Youth Justice


A poetry slam for youth justices to address issues of social justice, poverty, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the criminal justice system.

Queer Voices


A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 


Youth Leadership Council


The YLC builds leadership skills while creating new arts opportunities for youth.

Indy: Film for Social Change


Participants write, direct, and produce their own short films.


Open Stages


An Open Stage | 8 Youth Performances | Always a Surprise

Mixed Visions


Work with accomplished local artists in a variety of art forms!


We Rock Long Distance



A film weaving together the sounds and stories of local hip-hop artists M.anifest, Mar...

There Are Other Worlds



Using aerial arts and poetry, this play follows Amri Akenyemi, a mother, Black activist, and struggling yogi serving fifteen years in a maximum security prison, on a journey to heal her relationship w...

Q-STAGE: New Works Series



Experimental new works from local queer-identified performers exploring themes of race, gender identiy, family, and more using live theatre, dance, spoken word, media, puppetry, clown, and more.
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Sistah Solo | Being Brothas



Strong. Sophisticated. Spiritual. Bold. Brilliant. Breathtaking. Celebra...

Family Art Day


Creative Fun-Making for All Ages!

The G.A.M.E.


Mentorship and education on the culture, history and techniques of graffiti aerosol art.


Catalyst Series


Sparking dialogue and social change with new performing arts, visual arts and films!


Reconciliation


In a dystopian future where "Failure to Reconcile" is a Federal crime, one woman with nothing left to lose fights for her life in this compelling drama.

100 Stories - 365 Days


This multidisciplinary exhibit features 100 stories of immigrants living in the United States.

GIRLYWOOD


Dance performances exploring female archetypes, queer performance, and the gender spectrum.

Shake The Dust


A film chronicling the stories of young breakdancers from around the world.

Global Taxi Driver


Inspired by the real life experiences of drivers from the Twin Cities, Global Taxi Driver uncovers a unique view of the world from behind the wheel of a cab.

Artist-in-Residence


A new residency program designed to support local, community-engaged artists.

Culminating Event: This Is Our City


Creative CityMaking Interactive Visual Art Exhibit

Summer Youth Internships


Youth learn valuable job skills as they create films about issues in the community. 


Summer Arts Institutes for Teens


Youth + Art + Leadership = Summer Arts Institutes for Teens!

B-Girl Be


Intermedia Arts' internationally renowned multimedia celebration of women in hip-hop.