Arts Learning Grant
ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage
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.
Other,local or private
Arts Learning Grant
Arts in STEAM Artist in Residence Program: Music and Motion.
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.
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.