Adam Perry

Vice President for Strategy and Programs
Arts Midwest
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Adam Perry provides strategic leadership for Arts Midwest’s programming, grant making, arts leadership, and community engagement initiatives.


Since joining Arts Midwest in 2006, Adam has led many major cultural programs including Carvanserai, The Big Read Egypt/U.S., and NEA Big Read Films. He also produced the documentary film Muse of Fire for the NEA’s special initiative Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience.


Prior to joining Arts Midwest, he served as director of operations for the Live National/Broadway Across America’s North Central Region as well as various roles including programming and producing manager at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts