Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Learning Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2018
End Date
January 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,750
Direct expenses
$11,750
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Goals: Music appreciation, engagement, and learning. Underserved communities reached through access to high quality music learning. Increased visibility of the museum and commitment to the arts. Outcomes: Children will engage in music learning and appreciation by playing with music, singing, using an instrument or dancing. Children will learn about musical elements including melody and rhythm Children will have the opportunity to compare and contrast different musical elements, instruments, and music from varying cultures. Children will learn the process of creating a musical piece. Over 2,000 visitors will participate in the exhibit October 1-November 4. Using best practices established by the Association of Children’s Museums, outcomes will be measured through: Attendance - tracking of museum visitors and event participation. Number of field trips and memberships. Participation in musical creation. Feedback surveys from program participants, parents, teachers, and the community. Staff and board member observation and reporting.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts Learning Grant

Project Details

Arts in STEAM Artist in Residence Program: Music and Motion.

Project Manager
First Name
Cameron
Last Name
Bloom Kruger
Organization Name
Duluth Children's Museum
Street Address
115 S 29th Ave W
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55806
Phone
(218) 733-7546
Email
cameron@playduluth.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist, Cultural Programming Coordinator at American Indian Community Housing Organization; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, and former Children’s Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artists, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Kayla Aubid: Native American craft artist, writer, employee at MacRostie Art Center; Ariana Daniel: mixed media artist, arts instructor; Kathy Neff: musician, Director, Fine Arts Academy at the University of Minnesota-Duluth; Ron Piercy: jeweler, gallery owner; Emily Swanson: arts administrator at Oldenburg Arts and Cultural Community; Christina Nohre: writer and arts advocate.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Tammy Mattonen: visual artist, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Ariana Daniel: mixed media artist, arts instructor; Kathy Neff: musician, Director, Fine Arts Academy at the University of Minnesota Duluth; Amy Varsek: Education Director, Duluth Art Institute; Kendra Carlson: writing and theater instructor, University of Minnesota Duluth; David Marty: former director of the Reif Performing Arts Center, Grand Rapids.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No