Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2013
End Date
February 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Faribault
Freeborn
Jackson
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Sibley
Scott
Steele
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,000
Direct expenses
$14,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
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.They plan to collect qualitative data from program evaluations at the end of each program. These will be filled out by children when possible or their parents. A Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota staff member will also observe at least one program monthly and record anecdotal information regarding student engagement, student and parent comments, and teacher interactions.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who were able to participate in the arts increased. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increased.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Linda Frost, Laura Bowman, Brenda Flannery, Kaaren Grabianowski, Nick Hinz, Mary Jo Hensel, Brian Benshoof, Lyle Jacobson, Eric Lennartson, Naomi Mortensen, Jean Peterson, Christine Powers, Tom Riley, Beth Serrill, Katie Smentek, Laura Stevens, Karen Wahl
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will provide their Awesome Arts!Le Sueur programming at the Museum in Mankato.
Project Manager
First Name
Deb
Last Name
Johnson
Organization Name
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
Street Address
121 E Cherry St PO Box 3103
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 386-0279
Email
info@cmsouthernmn.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Nancy Goettl: adjunct faculty at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Sara Krassin: arts administration for ChildrenÆs Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, active member of Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No