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Rimon: The Minnesota Jewish Arts Council

Rimon, an initiative of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation, promotes and enhances Jewish identity through arts and culture, supports arts and artists who broadly explore Jewish themes, and assists the greater Jewish community in developing a collaborative involvement with the arts. Rimon also provides community grants to qualified local projects.


Rimon’s fiscal year ends on August 31. If you’ve enjoyed receiving the e-guide, attended an Artist Salon, known an artist who received a Rimon Project Support grant, or attended an event in our recent festival, “The Northside Today,” show us that you care. Click here to donate to the Rimon Arts Fund. Your gift matters to us.  

Rimon and JHSUM's Exciting June Benefit, The Northside Today: Memory, Place, Home, Community Featured Speakers

About Daniel Bergin

Daniel Bergin is an award-winning TPT producer and director, media educator, and independent filmmaker. His new film, "Cornerstones: A History of the Northside," reveals surprising stories of the Northside through the power of place.  From the historic Sumner Branch Library to the former Emanuel Cohen Center (now Oak Park Center) to one of the last remaining commercial buildings from old Plymouth Avenue, "Cornerstones" explores the diverse history of the neighborhood through Northside buildings, spaces, and sites. The project is a co-production of the University of Minnesota and Twin Cities Public Television. Bergin's talk on June 16, 7 p.m., and preview of his film will be accompanied by tapas and dessert.

About Seitu Jones

Seitu Jones is a widely lauded visual artist whose creativity encompasses large-scale public artworks and set design. His art has been exhibited throughout the United States, including the Walker Art Center, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, American Craft Museum in New York, and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. He has received grants and fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the McKnight and Bush Foundations, Harvard University School of Design, and was awarded the Sally Ordway Irvine Award for Vision in 2005. Jones will speak on June 26 at noon about his work and the role of art in community development. A seasonally inspired lunch will be served with his talk.