About Us

The mission of the Northfield Arts Guild is to inspire our community by developing, supporting, and providing quality inclusive artistic opportunities.

Read more about the organization’s mission, vision, and guiding values.

In 2015-16

  • 100+ events were produced
  • 34,000+ visitors walked through our doors or experience our work out in the community
  • Memberships increased to 455, a 32% increase over the previous year
  • 339 unique youth students took our classes, a 25% increase over the previous year
  • Gift shop sales surged past $37,000 for the first time in over 8 years and 40 artists were added to the gift shop
  • 81 Theater season tickets were sold–a 200% increase over the previous year
  • and more!


The 2015-16 annual budget was $497,657. Memberships, class tuition, theater ticket sales and business sponsorships are applied directly to our programs as well as the general infrastructure of the organization that supports these programs (including staff and building). Generous grants from the MN State Arts Board, the Legacy Fund, the McKnight Foundation, SEMAC, WINGS, others are applied to programming, administration, and outreach.

Annual Report 2015-16

Annual Report 2014-15

Annual Report 2013-14


Hundreds of volunteers work closely with the Executive Director, Performing Arts Manager, and Visual Arts Manager. Working together, we help make great art happen! Become a volunteer today!