Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,730
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Waseca County Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
July 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Le Sueur
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Waseca
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
$5,730
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,770
Direct expenses
$13,500
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization are built.They will create short surveys to be included in the programs handed out at Chautauqua and a similar survey will be created and placed at the tables during the Luncheon Lecture Series.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them, increased. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization were built.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Audra Boyer, Kate Youngberg, David Pope, Marilee Reck, Jim King, Brad Wendland, Charles Espe, Henry Lewer, Dave Dunn, Linda Grant, Al Rose, Jim Peterson
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor their spring 2015 Luncheon Lecture Series in April and May and support the 13th Annual Chautauqua celebration on July 5, 2015 featuring interactive theater, art and music.
Project Manager
First Name
Joan
Last Name
Mooney
Organization Name
Waseca County Historical Society
Street Address
315 2nd Ave NE PO Box 314
City
Waseca
State
MN
Zip Code
56093-0314
Phone
(507) 835-7700
Email
program@historical.waseca.mn.us
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