ACHF Arts Access
MCBA on the Road will develop and expand book arts participation in underserved Greater Minnesota through ongoing local programming for artistic expression. MCBA will evaluate increased participation, heightened interest in the expressive potential of the book arts, and expressed desire by our two partner organizations to collaborate in the future. 2: MCBA meets greater Minnesota’s declared need for arts access by resolving financial and geographical barriers that face underserved communities. Participation rates and observation data from participants, teachers and staff will indicate whether financial and geographical barriers have been mitigated to involve Greater Minnesota in the book arts.
MCBA On The Road developed and expanded book arts participation in underserved greater Minnesota through local programming for artistic expression. Participant evaluations were completed using Google Forms and included rankings of instruction, workshop content, and learning goals. 100% of participants agreed or strongly agreed that they wanted to participate in future book arts opportunities. MCBA conducted site visits with partner sites early in the program. MCBA engaged in ongoing communication with partner sites and teaching faculty. All completed final written evaluations. 2: MCBA resolved financial and geographical barriers to book arts access by bringing affordable creative programming directly to two greater Minnesota regions. MCBA tracked attendance and contact hours using class rosters. Participant evaluations included zip codes to determine counties served (8 total). Partner sites, participants, and teaching faculty completed written evaluations. MCBA engaged in ongoing communication with partner sites to address and mitigate potential barriers to access. Observation data from workshop attendance and community event engagement was recorded and shared among MCBA staff.
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