ACHF Arts Education
The ARTS Program will offer a wide variety of arts learning opportunities to the community, as well increase the numbers of arts learners involved while offering classes in various mediums. The project will be evaluated by increasing the number of opportunities to adults with disabilities, an under-served population where arts education is concerned. Classes will be offered in a variety of mediums. 2: This project will address the need for quality arts experiences and learning opportunities for individuals living with disabilities. The ARTS Program will increase the number of individuals participating in inclusive arts learning settings. Arts learners will be taught at a pace and with a focus designed for their individual learning styles. It is one of the only programs of its kind in northern Minnesota.
The ARTS Program is an outlet for any person living with a disability wishing to participate in quality, professionally-taught arts instruction within Duluth area. 2: CHOICE, unlimited’s ARTS Program addressed the need for quality arts experiences and learning opportunities for individuals living with disabilities.
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CHOICE, Unlimited's ARTS (Activities Revealing Talents and Skills) Program is dedicated to providing and expanding opportunities for individuals with disabilities in Minnesota, to study, participate, and share their artwork with the community.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Gene Bird: Staff photographer, Walker Art Center; Joanna Cortright: Independent arts education consultant; Scott Dixon: Artist and administrator, Commonweal Theatre; Andre-Louis Heywood: Artistic director, The St. John's Boys' Choir; instructor, College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University; Peter James: Director, Great Expectations School, Grand Marais; David Machacek: Executive director of ArtOrg; Lori Messick: Arts educator, Fertile Beltrami Public Schools; Glorianne Svitak: Performer, arts administrator, music teacher and director