Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 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 2016
End Date
September 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Faribault
Nicollet
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,150
Direct expenses
$10,150
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
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 on smart phones with festival attendees, online survey questionnaires, data collection on attendance at festival events and local arts classes, and follow-up interviews with local businesses to see how they benefitted.

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, music, and dance in their community, September 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
Art
Last Name
Sidner
Organization Name
Arts 'N More Festival
Street Address
PO Box 433
City
Amboy
State
MN
Zip Code
56010-0443
Phone
(651) 303-1870
Email
sidner123@earthlink.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jessica Barens: Waseca Community Education Advisory Council member; Denice Evers: retired teacher, volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: singer with the Saint Peter Choral Society and Minnesota Valley Chorale; Charles Luedtke: retired Professor of Music, member of the American Guild of Organists; Joe McCabe: St James City Manager, volunteer with Saint James Community Theater; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher, charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at Saint Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: visual artist, Executive Director of 410 Project Gallery; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with Kee Civic Theatre; Bonnie Taplin: member of the Red Rock Center for the Arts; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher, volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals; Gina Wenger: Professor of Art at Minnesota State University-Mankato; Greg Wilkins: visual artist, Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No