Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
City of Winona
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Family Art Day is provided free and open to all Winonans with the opportunity to experience an art form not tried before. All of the artists are either professional artists and/or art teachers with years of experience in a great variety of art forms. Family Art Day Committee uses the following to evaluate the outcome: Stories; Photographs; Surveys (online, onsite, mailed) to artists after the event; Interviews; Behavior change; Data collection (increased attendance, artists visited during the day).

Measurable Outcome(s)

All artists are either professionals and/or art teachers with years of experience in a great variety of art forms. We added four mediums and expanded book arts to the Winona Public Library.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Michelle Alexander, George Borzyskowkia, Paul Double, Pam Eyden, Gerry Krage, Mark Peterson, Allyn Thurley
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Family Art Day Extravaganza
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
City of Winona
Street Address
PO Box 992
Zip Code
(507) 452-2823
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjel Alkire: performance artist; John Becker: Business Owner; Hal Cropp: Executive Director, Commonweal; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director, Words Players; Julie Fakler: operations manager, Paradise Center; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: secretary, Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Scott Roberts: visual artist; 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: musician; Kathleen Peterson, playwright; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: dancer; Joan Sween: author; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: musician; Tom Willis: potter