Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,190
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Green Isle Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2019
End Date
July 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Faribault
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Nicollet
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Washington
Carver
Chisago
Dakota
Faribault
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Nicollet
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Washington
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
$3,190
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,830
Direct expenses
$10,020
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access are identified and addressed. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization are built. The number of Minnesotans who are engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increases. The quality and types of arts education and learning opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. Real or perceived barriers to arts learning are identified and addressed. The number of Minnesotans who participate in arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases. The variety and number of festivals and traditional arts activities in our region/state increases. Green Isle Community School will evaluate its Elders’ celebration program by video/audio recordings; surveys from elders, students, artists, community and staff; and staff and artists discussions. Staff from Green Isle Community School will create the surveys, distribute them, and tabulate the results. The surveys will be created and changed from year to year according to the results from the staff and artists discussions.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

They will sponsor an Artist in Residency where students interview an elder from the community and work with local artists to create a play and music based on the elder’s life, May 2019. Funds will be used for artist fees, publicity, and rental fees.

Project Manager
First Name
Serenity
Last Name
Cox
Organization Name
Green Isle Community School
Street Address
190 McGrann St PO Box 277
City
Green Isle
State
MN
Zip Code
55338-0277
Phone
(507) 326-7144
Email
serenity.cox@greenislecommunityschool.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Steve Davis: member of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, member of the Minnesota State University/Community Orchestra, volunteer for Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra, volunteer for New Ulm Suzuki School of Music; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Kristie Gaalswyk-Pomerenke: Martin County 4-H coordinator, former education coordinator at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, board member for the Martin County Area Foundation, board member for the Fairmont Community Education; Karen Krause: visual artist, retired school counselor, art teacher, and a member and instructor at the Waseca Art Center; Margie Larson: visual artist, retired coordinator in the International Students Office at Minnesota State University Mankato; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Randy Mediger: retired principal, teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Liz Miller: visual artist, college professor of Art at Minnesota State University Mankato; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, executive director of the 410 Project Gallery Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Kee Civic Theatre; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Steve Davis: member of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, member of the Minnesota State University/Community Orchestra, volunteer for Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra, volunteer for New Ulm Suzuki School of Music; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Kristie Gaalswyk-Pomerenke: Martin County 4-H coordinator, former education coordinator at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, board member for the Martin County Area Foundation, board member for the Fairmont Community Education; Karen Krause: visual artist, retired school counselor, retired art teacher, member and instructor at the Waseca Art Center; Margie Larson: visual artist, retired coordinator in the International Students Office at Minnesota State University Mankato; Charles Luedtke: retired college professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Randy Mediger: retired principal, retired teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Liz Miller: visual artist, college professor of Art at Minnesota State University Mankato; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, executive director of the 410 Project Gallery in Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Kee Civic Theatre; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board, volunteer for community festivals.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721