All Programs

Refugee Nation

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

2014 Gala

Delicious food, silent auction, and live performances!

Creative Leadership Summer Arts Camp

Youth + Art + Leadership = Creative Leadership Summer Arts Camp!

Family Art Day

Creative Fun-Making for All Ages!

For The Water

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

Workshops & Residencies

Intermedia Arts offers workshops, daycamps, residencies and more!

Climbing PoeTree

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

Uncaged Voices

Poetry Slam for Youth Justice


3 Bands. 3 Hours. 3 Bucks.

Queer Voices

A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 

The Creative Community Leadership Institute

Leadership training for community-engaged artists and developers.

Young Writers

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

Media Active

Talented teen artists producing media for local organizations and businesses


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

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.

Youth Leadership Council

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

Creative CityMaking

A partnership of Intermedia Arts and the city of Minneapolis


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

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!

Summer Youth Internships

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

The G.A.M.E.

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


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