Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Red Wing Arts Association AKA Red Wing Arts
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
November 2017
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Red Wing Art Association will welcome audiences interested in quilts and stitching to its gallery for the exhibit "Stories in Stitches." 1. Data collection: attendance at two receptions; number of visitors while exhibit is on display. 2. Personal interviews with attendees and artists. 3. Follow up online surveys to participating artists.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Goal 1) Arts and Art Access: Project promoted quilting as an art form and connected women-focused events in the community. Goal 2) Arts and Cultural Heritage: Project focused on a venerable folk art form and the historical stories behind a quilt.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Chap Achen, Evan Brown, Carol Eick, Kirsten Ford, Maggie Paynter, Kate Eiynck, Joyce Peterson, Lyle Taipale, Dan Wiemer, Russ Davis
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

Stories in Stitches

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Red Wing Arts Association AKA Red Wing Arts Center
Street Address
418 Levee St
Red Wing
Zip Code
(651) 388-7569
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Diane Crane: visual artist; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Northland Words; Julie Fakler: Director of Operations at Paradise Center for the Arts; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Steve Schmidt: musician, arts administrator.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; Susan Joyce: author; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Carter Martin: theatre artist; Beth Nienow: literary artist; Kathleen Peterson: playwright; Mary Ruth: visual artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848