Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,650
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Green Isle Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2016
End Date
May 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Carver
Le Sueur
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,650
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,786
Direct expenses
$5,436
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
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; and staff and artist discussions. Staff will create the surveys, distribute them, and tabulate the results.

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 offered them increased.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sharon Ehrich, Nick Pollack, Kacy Honl, Pete Czarnecki, Kristine Schwartz, Jackie Larson, Tami Wentzlaff
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project
Project Details
They will sponsor an Artist in Residency where students interview an elder from the community and work with local artists to create plays and music based on the elderÆs life. Public performance of the plays will be in May 2016.
Project Manager
First Name
Mary
Last Name
Menne
Organization Name
Green Isle Community School
Street Address
190 McGrann St PO Box 277
City
Green Isle
State
MN
Zip Code
55338
Phone
(507) 326-7144
Email
pmmenne@gmail.com
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
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721