Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Martin County Preservation Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2014
End Date
July 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Faribault
Jackson
Martin
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
$8,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,000
Direct expenses
$16,000
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 will survey their audiences and interview entertainers and board members.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are 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.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sandy Meschke, John Edman, Norm Langford, Vikki Langford, Phil Hanson, Susah Duchene, Randy Peyman, Judy Berkeland, Susanna Shirpnik
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor their 2014-15 season of arts programming, exhibitions, musical performances, and art education classes for children and adults; including: Zeitgeist, For the Birds; Rumpelstiltskin Children’s Theatre; Harper’s Cord concert; and A Home Town Love Letter.
Project Manager
First Name
Sonja
Last Name
Fortune
Organization Name
Martin County Preservation Association
Street Address
222 Blue Earth Ave E
City
Fairmont
State
MN
Zip Code
56031
Phone
(507) 235-9262
Email
redrockcenter@frontiernet.net
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
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721