Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Folklore Theater
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
October 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Beltrami
Cass
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,090
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,240
Direct expenses
$5,330
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We will expand the appreciation of theater to a new audience and emphasize that the arts can be part of everyday life. More than 50% of those completing the exit survey will agree that they had a positive experience and will express positive attitudes about theater and the place arts play in the community. Educational performances will include study guides for the audience and will include talk back sessions after each production which are intended to measure the outcome of experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

We provided study guides to all youth attendees which were appreciated by the teachers. We also heard from parents of youth who participated are showing positive changes in their behavior. We have seen increased interest in the theater by a 30% increase i

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Fred Rogers, Laine Nelson, Darlene Funk, Roxanne Ackerman, Beverly Lloyd, Cynthia McGrath, Jan Nash
Project Overview
Theater Presentation of ôNarnia, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobeö
Project Details
Funds will assist Minnesota Folklore Theater to present the childrenÆs classic ôNarnia, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobeö by C. S. Lewis with special student matinees.
Project Manager
First Name
Fred
Last Name
Rogers
Organization Name
Minnesota Folklore Theater
Street Address
PO Box 1052 100 Highland Ave
City
Walker
State
MN
Zip Code
56484
Phone
(218) 547-4044
Email
mnfltheater@aol.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Springboard Artist Career Counselor; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Mary Guardipee: Sign Designer, Visual Artist, Craft Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No