Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2015
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Cottonwood
Dakota
Dodge
Faribault
Goodhue
Hennepin
Jackson
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Pipestone
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Rock
Scott
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
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
$8,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$91,730
Direct expenses
$99,730
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

They will continue offering quality arts opportunities by featuring accomplished Minnesota musicians. They will build new relationships with members of groups to develop heightened appreciation for the performing arts. Audience attendance levels will increase. They will capture the impressions of students and staff participating in an outreach activity. They will tabulate attendance numbers, use on-site surveys, perform exit interviews, track anecdotal feedback, and tabulate fundraising and advertising financial levels.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They continued offering quality arts opportunities by featuring accomplished Minnesota musicians. They built new relationships with members of groups to develop heightened appreciation for the performing arts. Audience attendance levels increased. They captured the impressions of students and staff participating in an outreach activity.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
John Lindberg, Doug Snapp, Gerard Aloisio, Dale Haefner
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor six music performances by Minnesota artists as part of their 2015-16 Performance Series. This will also include outreach activities at two area schools by some of the performing artists, and a presentation for the community.
Project Manager
First Name
Dale
Last Name
Haefner
Organization Name
Minnesota State University-Mankato AKA Mankato State University
Street Address
202 Earley Ctr for Perf Arts
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 389-5549
Email
dale.haefner@mnsu.edu
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.