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.

ArtsHub


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



100 Stories - 365 Days


Exhibit featuring photographs, written biographies, quotes, and first-person narrative videos telling 100 immigrant stories from all over 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. 


Creative Dissent


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

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

LIVE-MUSIC-Fest


3 Bands. 3 Hours. 3 Bucks.

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



Shake the Dust chronicles the stories of young breakdancers from Colombia, Cambodia, Uganda, Yemen who are using the common languages of movement, expression, and hip-hop to unite people worl...

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!


GIRLYWOOD


Featuring two dance performances, BIG BABY and Jousting, exploring female archetypes, queer performance, the spectrum of gender, and feminism.

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.

Queertopia


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?

Artist-in-Residence


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!