Arts Access Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,800
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Bemidji Sculpture Walk
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
October 2018
End Date
October 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,800
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,397
Direct expenses
$9,197
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this event, the presenting artists will experience a change in knowledge and attitude of the audiences/participants appreciation of their art processes presented during Bemidji Sculpture Walk's 20th Anniversary Arts Festival. As a result of this event, the participating community will experience a change in knowledge, attitude and awareness of the process/dedication of the presenting sculptors, actors and musicians during Bemidji Sculpture Walk's 20th Anniversary Arts Festival. Pre/post survey to artists: Rate their perception of audience knowledge of each unique art processes pre/post, rate their perception of community connectivity pre/post interface, rate how engaged audience will be/was, rate artist beliefs pre/post of being able to raise awareness of their processes. Likert Scale of 1-7 to be utilized with 1 indicating being the least and 7 the most. Pre question to artists: Why community may or may not be inclined to engage and post question: what did you enjoy most at the event. During event, survey to community audience/participants: Adults/Teens: Was the event fun, did you learn something new, did you feel included, would you come again and what would you change. White Board/chalk Board and Poll Everywhere App to be used. Youth, young children: How did the event make you feel? Passport type survey stamped after viewing presentation or participating and question on the back with a visual scale of happiness to be marked.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts Access Grant

Project Details

Funds will assist Bemidji Sculpture Walk in celebrating its 20th Anniversary by supporting an arts festival of demos by highly qualified sculptors, living sculptors/sculptures and music creating an interactive public arts regional community event.

Project Manager
First Name
Marcia
Last Name
Bmarthaler
Organization Name
Bemidji Sculpture Walk
Street Address
PO Box 1444
City
Bemidji
State
MN
Zip Code
56601-1444
Phone
(218) 214-9119
Email
bemidjisculpture@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Laura Grisamore: photographer and arts advocate; Mary Therese: visual and fiber artist; Becky Colebank: visual artist and author; Corryn Trask: musician; LouAnn Muhm: poet, author, and arts educator; Pam Janssen: painter and woodcarver; Mike Schlemper: sculptor, ceramicist, and arts educator; Gayle Gish: arts advocate; Deb Carlson: visual artist and retired arts educator

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Laura Grisamore: photographer, arts advocate; Mary Therese: visual, fiber artist; Becky Colebank: visual artist, author; Corryn Trask: musician; LouAnn Muhm: poet, author, arts educator; Pam Janssen: painter, woodcarver; Mike Schlemper: sculptor, ceramicist, arts educator; Gayle Gish: arts advocate; Deb Carlson: visual artist, retired arts educator.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No