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
Green Isle Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2014
End Date
May 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Brown
Carver
Le Sueur
Scott
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,530
Direct expenses
$5,530
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 evaluate their Elder’s Celebration Program by video/audio recordings; surveys from elders, students, artists, community, and staff; data collected; staff and artist discussions.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who were 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
Sharon Ehrich, Dan Brown, Jenn Wartman, Nick Pollack, Lindsai Muench, Kristen Strauss, Terry Kroehler
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor an Artist in Residency where students interview two elders from the community and work with local artists to create plays and music based on the elder’s lives. Public performance of the plays will be in May 2014.
Project Manager
First Name
Terry
Last Name
Kroehler
Organization Name
Green Isle Community School
Street Address
190 McGrann St PO Box 277
City
Green Isle
State
MN
Zip Code
55338-0277
Phone
(507) 326-7144
Email
terry.kroehler@greenislecommunityschool.org
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
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721