All Programs

A Place at the Table (We have Always Been at the Table)

A Celebration of the Power of Women through Visual Art, Film, and Performance

Summer Arts Institutes for Teens

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

Creative CityMaking

A collaboration between Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis

Up and Out Film Festival

A showcase and celebration of young filmmakers who identify as LGBTQIA+

The Creative Community Leadership Institute

Leadership training for community-engaged artists and developers.


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

Live Music Fest

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

Queer Voices

A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 

Behind the Walls

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

Family Art Day

Creative Fun-Making for All Ages!

ME(me): Youth Art Exhibition

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

Young Writers

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

Youth Workshops & Residencies

Intermedia Arts offers workshops, daycamps, residencies and more!

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets

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

Indy: Film for Social Change

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

2015 Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers

Grant program & fellowship opportunity for emerging Minnesota writers

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!

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.

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.

Media Active

Talented teen artists producing media for local organizations and businesses

Open Stages

An Open Stage | 8 Youth Performances | Always a Surprise

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

Space & Time: B-Girl Be 10-Year Reunion Exhibit

Viisual art exhibition featuring work by B-Girl Be aritsts and emerging artists from Hip-Hop scenes around the world. Curated by Katrina Knutson & Michele Spaise.


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

There Are Other Worlds

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

The Blacker the Berry ...

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


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.

Youth Leadership Council

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

Summer Youth Internships

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

B-Girl Be

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