Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
ACHF Arts Access
The artists will be pleased to bring art they create to the downtown business community. Shoppers and diners will see how the arts can be an integral part of life and will enjoy the positive feelings that come from being exposed to the arts. The downtown business community will be introduced to new potential clients and experience an increase in commerce. Anecdotal accounts will be compiled based on informal interviews with audience members and business owners. On-site surveys will be distributed to artists and audience members asking them to evaluate and suggest ways to improve the experience. The majority of the results will be positive. A separate survey will ask business owners to evaluate and suggest ways to improve the experience, as well as whether or not they experienced any economic benefits. The majority of the responses will also be positive.
A variety of local artists were given opportunities to be heard and seen at seven business location in downtown Park Rapids, Some in the audience became “regulars,” attending events nearly every month. Some audience members attended because the musician o
Other, local or private