Through strategic collaboration, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts enriches and strengthens our communities by celebrating, supporting and promoting regional arts and culture. 



Building the best board for your nonprofit

monday, august 28, 5:30 - 6:30pm

Emy Frentz arts guild 


Public Art

Public art is putting Greater Mankato on the map as a hotbed for artists, and Twin Rivers is leading the way to make public art one of the fastest growing art forms in our community.  


artist opportunities


Twin Rivers is committed to providing access to resources and opportunities for artists, sharing current local and regional listings. 


Artists are at the core of our mission. Twin Rivers is committed to providing professional development and networking opportunities for individual artists and arts groups.




The work of Twin Rivers is fueled by the support of new interns and volunteers. Gain professional experience and meet other arts enthusiasts by joining our community. 


Our members believe, like we do, that arts and culture play a big role in shaping our vibrant community. Learn more about membership benefits.




Watch and read how Twin Rivers Council for the Arts is making an impact on the arts community in Greater Mankato.


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This Week's Events

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Featured Affiliate

Patrick Ryan

Pat Ryan is a writer and educator from Mankato. He has been published in over 20 literary magazines articles, and 30 non-fiction children's books. Ryan is also a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to explore Indonesian culture, and a recipient of a scholarship from the Korea Society where he studied drama. Ryan is also our current 2017 Resident Playwright.

Photos of the Month

Sundancers, sculptures and drawings, by Lu mulder


Starving Artist Annual Event
a benefit for twin rivers

save the date
Friday, September 22, 2017