Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
T. B. Sheldon Memorial Theatre AKA The Sheldon Theatre
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Start Date
August 2017
End Date
May 2018
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

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

Expand awareness, grow community relationships, and foster understanding of and through diverse performance practices. Before and after samplings via interactive and written surveys will measure changes in attitude. Lobby activities invite dialogue and map connections audience finds. Focus group will gather deeper response. Results analyzed for trends.

Measurable Outcome(s)

All evaluation data indicates that the goal to expand awareness, grow community relationships and foster understanding of and through diverse performance practices was met.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nancy Dimunation, Marybess Goeppinger, Art Kenyon, Mike Melstad, Lauri Neubert, Ian Scheerer, Ron Whitlock
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

2017-2018 Touring Artists in Community

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
T. B. Sheldon Memorial Theatre AKA The Sheldon Theatre
Street Address
443 3rd St W
Red Wing
Zip Code
(651) 388-8713
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