Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Great River Shakespeare Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2016
End Date
September 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Winona
Olmsted
Goodhue
Wabasha
Winona
Olmsted
Goodhue
Wabasha
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,617
Direct expenses
$11,617
Administration costs
$532
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide access to participation in the arts for more Minnesotans. 1) Offer at least 12 Concerts on the Green free to the public during the 2016 season. Great River Shakespeare Festival will track the number of concerts and number of audience members at each concert. Attendees will complete paper surveys regarding their experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The program outcome was to provide 12 concerts free of charge during the Great River Shakespeare Festival summer season. The 12 concerts took place and number of attendees was tracked for each concert.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Hamid Akbari, Mary Alice Anderson, Heather Bach, Roderick Baker, Mary Bergin, Fran Edstrom, Terry Hawkings, Margaret Shaw Johnson, Larry Jost, Virginia Laken, David Marshall, Tedd Morgan, Kathleen Peterson, Jeanne Skattum, Mike Slaggie, LeRoy Telstad
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Concerts on the Green
Project Manager
First Name
Doug
Last Name
Scholz-Carlson
Organization Name
Great River Shakespeare Festival
Street Address
79 E 3rd St
City
Winona
State
MN
Zip Code
55987-3447
Phone
(507) 474-9375
Email
dougsc@grsf.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John Becker: art business owner; Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Scott Roberts: arts administrator; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Joan Sween: playwright; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: arts administrator; Tom Willis: potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848