Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,410
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild AKA Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
November 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carver
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Washington
Carver
Goodhue
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Washington
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

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,410
Other Funds Leveraged
$5,375
Direct expenses
$9,785
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide access to participation in the arts for more Minnesotans with pay what you want tickets in two communities. Raise the quality and type of arts opportunities in our region by presenting nationally and internationally renowned Celtic musicians. Onsite surveys of audience members, online surveys of musicians/artists, data collection (attendance, number of events, revenues, etc.).

Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide access to participation in the arts with pay what you want tickets (75% of tickets sold at door; average price $11.46 in Cannon Falls, $12.96 in Northfield).

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Nancy Carlson, Susan Carlson, Richard Collman, Kate Flory, Jerry Fox, Janine Haidar, Emmett Lefkowitz, Virginia Lorang, Sian Muir, Addie Nelson, Wendy Placko
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Celtic music concert
Project Manager
First Name
Alyssa
Last Name
Herzog Melby
Organization Name
Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra
Street Address
304 Division St S
City
Northfield
State
MN
Zip Code
55057
Phone
(507) 645-8877
Email
alyssa@northfieldartsguild.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
John Becker: art business owner; Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Winona State University; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Words Players; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Drue Fergison: linguist, writer; Lee Gundersheimer: Managing Director of Great River Shakespeare Festival; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board member; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; 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: arts administrator; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Kathy Rush: thespian; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Joan Sween: playwright; Sandy Thompson: arts administrator; Gary Tollers: arts administrator.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No