Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Area Arts Council
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Nicollet
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
$4,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$9,255
Direct expenses
$13,805
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To maintain the high quality of monthly exhibits by regional artists. To provide six classes and a couple mini-workshops that encourages the development of artistic skills and art appreciation.The gallery coordinator will work with exhibiting artists, hang the exhibitions, and coordinate gallery volunteers and track visitor attendance at the gallery exhibits. They will continue to use an evaluation survey form for participants that ask questions about their satisfaction with the classes and workshops and interest in other arts mediums.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They maintained high quality monthly exhibits by regional artists. They provided six classes and a couple mini-workshops that encouraged the development of artistic skills and art appreciation.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Brad Widness, Curt Germundson, Joe Metzen, Hope Cook, Russ Rowcliffe, Janet Husak, Jake Zeiher
Project Overview
Carnegie Art Center
Project Details
They will continue their monthly art exhibitions and sponsor six classes focusing on drawing and printmaking and several mini workshops.
Project Manager
First Name
Janet
Last Name
Husak
Organization Name
Mankato Area Arts Council
Street Address
120 S Broad St
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001-3611
Phone
(507) 625-2730
Email
artctr@hickorytech.net
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