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
New Prague Community Education
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
July 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Le Sueur
Rice
Scott
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
$35,500
Direct expenses
$39,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increases. The quality and types of arts education and learning opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases.They will conduct a survey for participants in collaboration with Star Struck, Generations Theatre Company, and New Prague Area Community Education. They will collect data on the number of people attending the program, number of people receiving financial assistance, and the number of people attending the free performances.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increased. The quality and types of arts education and learning 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
Sherry Brooks, Don Dvorak, Dennis Havlicek, Jeanne Kubes, Tammara Pexa, Kytyn Schoenbauer, Jerry Walerius, Tim Dittberner, Janelle Sasse
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor their 4th annual summer youth program called Star Struck for students in grades 1-12 to experience theater, singing, dance and art through four week long camps.
Project Manager
First Name
Janelle
Last Name
Kirsch
Organization Name
New Prague Community Education
Street Address
311 Columbus Ave S
City
New Prague
State
MN
Zip Code
56071
Phone
(952) 758-1734
Email
jkirsch@isd721.org
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