All Programs


Blending music, monologue, movement, and culturally-based text, this play is a one-woman tour de force.

The Creative Community Leadership Institute

Leadership training for community-engaged artists and developers.

Creative CityMaking

A partnership between Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis

We Rock Long Distance

A film following local hip-hop artists M.anifest, Maria Isa, and Tou SaiKo Lee as they journey to Ghana, Puerto Rico, and Thailand

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets

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

Queer Voices

A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 


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

Behind the Walls

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

ME(me): Youth Art Exhibition

Mutlidisciplinary art exhibition featuring work by artists age twelve to twenty.

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!

The Blacker the Berry ...

Twin Cities women of color exhibit a layered response to the prompt, 'The Blacker the Berry.’

Youth Workshops & Residencies

Intermedia Arts offers workshops, daycamps, residencies and more!

There Are Other Worlds

A play following an incarcerated woman on a journey to heal her relationship with her daughters.

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!

2015 Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers

Grant program & fellowship opportunity for emerging Minnesota writers

Catalyst Series

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

Q-STAGE: New Works Series

Experimental new works from local queer-identified performers

Sistah Solo | Being Brothas

Celebrate the unique voices of women and men of color through film, dance, music, and more.

Family Art Day

Creative Fun-Making for All Ages!

Uncaged Voices: Poetry Slam for Youth Justice

A poetry slam for youth justice

The G.A.M.E.

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


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.


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.


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

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.