Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,285
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Dodge County Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2013
End Date
August 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,285
Other Funds Leveraged
$410
Direct expenses
$3,695
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Goal to increase participation of young people at Wasioja Civil War Days by providing educational information to change perceptions. Raise awareness of family struggles during all wars while at the same time increasing the quality, type and awareness of the arts through theatre.Dodge County Historical Society will monitor recordings of the show, reviews in newspaper, student reaction, interview the director, actors and audience, and see the increased understanding of the emotional impact of the war.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Our project changed the perception of the North and South as told by two mothers from opposite sides. It also increased participation of young people at Wasioja Civil War Days.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Faye Ricter, Scott French, Mary Ann Bucher, Barb Gilliland, Larry Dobson, Coy Borgstrom, Greg Nelson, Dale Morris, Diane Berge
Project Overview
Production of "A Mother's Story" at Wasioja Civil War Days
Project Details
Production of A Mother's Story at Wasioja Civil War Days.
Project Manager
First Name
Faye
Last Name
Ricter
Organization Name
Dodge County Historical Society
Street Address
PO Box 456
City
Mantorville
State
MN
Zip Code
55955
Phone
(507) 398-4853
Email
dchs@kmtel.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Andrea Costopoulos: Rochester Arts Council; Hal Cropp: Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Northland Words; Drue Fergison: musicologist; Ryan Heinritz: Paradise Center; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer; Paula Michel: Harmony Arts Board; Connie Nelson: music educator; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: City of Rochester Music Department; Deborah Wasmund: mosaic artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Marta Biitner: visual artist; Elizabeth Bucheit: goldsmith; Alan Calavano: musician, historian; Judy Hickey: theatre artist; Carolyn Hiller: arts administrator; Jane Olive: dancer; Kathy Rush: theatre; Philip Taylor: visual artist; Tom Willis: potter.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No