Arts Learning

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Hillcrest Elementary School AKA Hillcrest Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
In Progress
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

445 PreK-5 students will access high-quality arts learning experiences adapted to their level of development w/minimum of three professional artists. Using interviews, surveys of participants, we will use rubrics appropriate for each grade level that relates to the creation, performance, and reflection process and experience with artists. 2: 480 hours of programming. Students and teachers expand learning of new arts disciplines including Indonesian music and dance, wire sculpture, and movement. We will track arts programming hours and conduct pre- and post-surveys of students and teachers to assess their growth of knowledge and exposure to new arts disciplines.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Arts Learning
Project Details
Hillcrest Community School, Minnesota's only Artful Learning school, and COMPAS will enrich and deepen student learning through two- and three-week professional artist residencies that fully integrate artist and art form into Artful Learning Units of Inqu
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Hillcrest Elementary School AKA Hillcrest Community School
Street Address
9301 Thomas Rd
Zip Code
(952) 681-5300
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Oscar Del Sébastien: Artist and educator; teacher of elementary art at Paul and Sheila Wellstone Elementary; Amy Giddings: Music specialist, North Shore Community School, Duluth; Jane Gudmundson: Former education director, Plains Art Museum in Fargo; Danette Olsen: Self-employed strategy consultant and teaching artist; Richard Robbins: Professor of English and director of the creative writing program, Minnesota State University, Mankato; Joanne Toft: Private educational arts consultant
Conflict of Interest Disclosed