Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,695
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Area Community Education
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
May 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
$2,695
Other Funds Leveraged
$5,005
Direct expenses
$7,700
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To offer a wider selection of wheel thrown pottery, hand building and clay sculpture classes for all ages and abilities during the three sessions offered each year and to provide a pottery lab.They will track attendance and anticipate a 25% increase in the number of ceramics classes offered in the next year. They will have students complete an evaluation form and at least 70% of participants will respond positively to questions regarding the quality of instruction, facility and the overall art experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They offered a wider selection of wheel thrown pottery, hand building and clay sculpture classes for all ages and abilities during the three sessions offered and provided a pottery lab.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
James Roy, Lynn Waterbury, Emily Soochien, Pam Determan, Kristi Schuck, Mike Laven, Drew Campbell, Rick Lund, Josh Ramaker, Diane Norland, Katy Wortel, Rica Giersdorf, Angela Brunig
Project Overview
Mankato Area Community Education
Project Details
They will purchase equipment for their ceramics classes and provide an artist to assist students.
Project Manager
First Name
Joan
Last Name
Eisenreich
Organization Name
Mankato Area Community Education
Street Address
110 Fulton St
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
(507) 387-5501
Email
jeisen1@isd77.k12.mn.us
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