All Programs

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.


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

100 Stories - 365 Days

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

Creative CityMaking

A partnership of Intermedia Arts and the city of Minneapolis

Queer Voices

A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 

Media Active

Talented teen artists producing media for local organizations and businesses

Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers

Grant program & fellowship opportunity for emerging Minnesota writers


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

Indy: Film for Social Change

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

Workshops & Residencies

Intermedia Arts offers workshops, daycamps, residencies and more!

Shake The Dust

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

The Creative Community Leadership Institute

Leadership training for community-engaged artists and developers.

Youth Leadership Council

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

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets

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

The Blacker the Berry ...

Featuring performances and visual art by over 50 women of color.

B-Girl Be

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

Young Writers

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

Family Art Day

Creative Fun-Making for All Ages!

Mixed Visions

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

Catalyst Series

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

Creative Dissent

Immersing visitors in the creative vitality of the continually evolving uprising Arab Spring movement


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

The G.A.M.E.

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

ROOTED: Hip Hop Choreographers’ Evening

The first and only choreographers’ evening focused on Hip Hop dance and its roots.


An eclectic evening of performance to put a little more LOVE and CELEBRATION into your PRIDE!

Climbing PoeTree

Two boundary-breaking soul sisters interweave spoken word, hip hop, and ...

Refugee Nation

unites people around themes of change, loss, struggle, healing, and the unrelenting strength of the human spirit.

For The Water

features art as a catalyst for re-building our connection to fresh water

2014 Gala

Delicious food, silent auction, and live performances!

Open Stages

The stage is yours. What will you share?


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

This Is Our City

Creative CityMaking Interactive Visual Art Exhibit

These Birds Walk

an ethereal and inspirational story of resilience documenting the struggles of Karachi street children

Grey City (Cidade Cinza)

A film about one of the most creative resistance movements in Latin American art

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!