Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rochester Art Ensemble
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
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
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$9,642
Direct expenses
$19,642
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1) Bring together culturally diverse elements and demographics in an exciting and high quality literary/visual/performing art event. 2) Provide an interactive and educational celebration of Dia de los Muertos. 1) Surveys onsite and online. 2) Data collection about attendance and demographics of attendees and artists. 3) Video recording.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We met our goals by 1) bringing together culturally diversity to create an exciting multidisciplinary event that promotes literacy, art and poetry; 2) providing an educational celebration of Dia de los Muertos for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Dave Beal, Liz Bucheit, Rebeca Sedarski, Danny Solis
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2017

Project Manager
First Name
Daniel
Last Name
Solis
Organization Name
Rochester Art Ensemble
Street Address
319 5th Ave NW
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55901
Phone
(507) 202-2439
Email
rochesterartensemble@gmail.com
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
No