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
Arts 'N More Festival
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2015
End Date
September 2015
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 Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,650
Direct expenses
$10,650
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. They will conduct video and audio 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 participate 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, music, and dance in their community, September 2015.
Project Manager
First Name
Art
Last Name
Sidner
Organization Name
Arts 'N More Festival
Street Address
PO Box 433
City
Amboy
State
MN
Phone
(651) 303-1870
Email
sidner123@earthlink.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Children’s 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 Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: 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: Children's 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 Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Bonnie Taplin: 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.