Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Irish Cultural Society of New Ulm
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
March 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Cottonwood
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Redwood
Renville
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
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
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,995
Direct expenses
$8,995
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 number of Minnesotans who participate in arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases.Interviews, impact stories, paper exit surveys, and online surveys will be implemented.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increased. The number of Minnesotans who participate in arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Tom Donnelly, Terry Dempsey, Dan O'Connor, Pat Kearney, Mary Jane Glawe, Mary O'Connor, Mary Bohnen, Brenda Gulden
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor their Irish Festival and Gathering of the Clans Banquet March 14 and 17, 2015. Performances include O’Shea Irish Dance, Irish pipe band from Macalester College, Gaelic harp performance by Ann and Charlie Heymann, folk tale theater workshop, and children’s art activities.
Project Manager
First Name
Pat
Last Name
Kearney
Organization Name
Irish Cultural Society of New Ulm
Street Address
PO Box 326
City
New Ulm
State
MN
Zip Code
56073
Phone
(507) 354-8836
Email
nublarney@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: ChildrenÆs Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager and volunteer with the St. James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology, volunteer with Fairmont arts groups; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: board member of the Fairmont Opera House and member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: ChildrenÆs Director at the Waseca Library; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager and volunteer with the St. James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology, volunteer with Fairmont arts groups; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: board member of the Fairmont Opera House and member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: a college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: a visual artist and the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No