Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,915
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts AKA Headwaters Music and Arts
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2017
End Date
April 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Cass
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,915
Other Funds Leveraged
$750
Direct expenses
$3,665
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

As a result of this program, area teens and adults will be exposed to South Indian classical dance and gain an understanding of the history and culture of Kolam and its philosophy of interconnectedness between humans and nature. Short written evaluations completed at the end of presentations and community performance, tailored to the specific topic or theme addressed by members of Ragamala Dance Studio.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Lecture and Demonstration: Artistic Evaluation completed by two unbiased evaluators. One comment: "very, very knowledgeable about the historical origins of the dance, very clear presentation, excellent dancers and demo." Cass Lake-Bena High School performance: Written survey completed by students during home room the following day indicated most learned at least one new thing about this style of dance. Community Dance Performance: Written survey completed by attendees.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Michael Moen, Carl Johnson, Rebecca Stone, Kelly Schultz, Stacey Stang, Al Pederson, Keila McKracken, Jodi Monerson
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations
Project Details
Sacred Earth: Ragamala Dance Company Residency Program
Project Manager
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Moen
Organization Name
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts
Street Address
519 Minnesota Ave NW
City
Bemidji
State
MN
Zip Code
56601
Phone
(218) 444-5606
Email
headwatersschool@yahoo.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Joe Allen: photographer, college professor; Sandra Roman: retired art teacher, author; Jane Merschman: retired teacher, theater artist; Joanne Kellner: community arts organizer; Jill Johnson: author; Susan Olin: musician; Laura Dropps: visual artist; Natalie Grosfield: Theater Artist; Laura Grisamore: photographer; Corryn Trask: musician.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Joe Allen: photographer, college professor; Sandra Roman: retired art teacher, author; Jane Merschman: retired teacher, theater artist; Jill Johnson: author; Joanne Kellner: community arts organizer; Harold White, Jr: Anishinaabe Arts Initiative council member; Laura Dropps: visual artist; Laura Grisamore: photographer; Corryn Trask: musician.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No