Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Arts 'N More
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2014
End Date
September 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Faribault
Nicollet
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$4,650
Direct expenses
$8,650
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participate in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increases. The variety and number of festivals and traditional arts activities in our region/state increases.We will conduct oral interviews with festival attendees, written questionnaires with incentives for completion, data collection on attendance at festival events and local arts classes, and follow-up interviews with local businesses.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who participated in the arts festivals and folk and traditional activities increased. The variety and number of festivals and traditional arts activities in our region/state increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lisa Lindberg, Les Curry, Kelly Reuter, Al Steinberg, Verla Boesch, Joan Morrison, Carol Herden, Robert Williams
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will present a weekend arts festival to promote art, literature, music, and dance in their community, September 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Art
Last Name
Sidner
Organization Name
Arts 'N More
Street Address
PO Box 443
City
Amboy
State
MN
Zip Code
56010-0443
Phone
(651) 303-1870
Email
sidner123@earthlink.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administration for the Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, and volunteer with the St James Community Theater; Craig Nelson: business management and information technology; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, and Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Lauren Shoemaker: Music Instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival in Fairmont; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, and has written and directed plays; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on fair boards and community festivals; Stacey Watje: actor, singer, and active member of the Springfield Community Theatre; Gina Wenger: a college professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Greg Wilkins: the Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No