Arts Learning

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Mississippi Creative Arts 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)

Participants will increase theater arts skills to create, perform and respond to works of theatrical art using their bodies, voice, and imagination. 1) Evaluations will be completed by teachers and artists to assess how students are observed using theater elements. 2) Acting rubric will be used to evaluate knowledge and use of theater elements.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Arts Learning
Project Details
Mississippi Creative Arts will partner with Children’s Theatre Company for a 30-session arts learning residency in three elementary classrooms, using theater and storytelling strategies to question and recreate stories.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Mississippi Creative Arts School
Street Address
1575 L'Orient St
St Paul
Zip Code
(651) 293-8840
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
Elizabeth Jaakola: Musician; music educator at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College; Wesley May: Artist, owner of Wesley May Arts; Jeremy Meckler: Data and communications manager and program assistant, Jerome Foundation; Alicia Peters: Art instructor at College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University; Lindsay Schlemmer: Doctoral cello student at the University of Minnesota, musician and teacher; Patrick Vincent: Assistant professor of visual arts, Minnesota State University Moorhead; Bethany Whitehead: Executive director, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
Conflict of Interest Disclosed