Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Arts Center of Saint Peter
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2012
End Date
December 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$44,910
Direct expenses
$51,410
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To maintain the high quality of monthly exhibits by regional, statewide and national artists. To increase opportunities for youth participation in the arts by providing classes.The Executive Director will work with exhibiting artists to coordinate the hanging of exhibitions and facilitate publicity, and will seek their feedback about the process. Staff will track visitor attendance at the gallery exhibits and also student enrollment data for the classes. They will continue to use an evaluation survey form for participants which asks seven questions about their satisfaction with the class; using a scale of strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree, or no opinion.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They maintained the high quality monthly exhibits by regional, statewide and national artists; and increased opportunities for youth participation in the arts by providing classes.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Larry Taylor, Anders Bjorling, Judith Ziemke, Harry Hunt, Victoria Vogel, Carrol Meyers-Dobler, Krystal Pierce, Helen Olson, Joel Jackson, Shari Brostrom
Project Overview
Arts Center of Saint Peter
Project Details
They will present art exhibitions and sponsor art classes for youth and adults.
Project Manager
First Name
Judith
Last Name
Ziemke
Organization Name
Arts Center of Saint Peter
Street Address
315 S Minnesota Ave
City
St Peter
State
MN
Zip Code
56082
Phone
(507) 931-3630
Email
info@artscentersp.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No