Arts Programming at the Lincoln County Fair

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lincoln County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Lincoln
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Other Funds Leveraged
$399
Direct expenses
$7,368
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Survey crowds.Directors will interact with crowd to collect audience comments.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Complete survey responses can be requested from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Several respondents commented on the additional, free entertainment, and to continue the programming.

Source of Additional Funds

Lincoln County Agricultural Society

Recipient Board Members
Gary Rosenboom
Frank Jorgensen
Curt Madsen
Don Evers
Jerry Delaney
Ila Possail
Ron Skorczewski
Steve Citterman
Kevin Swanson
Steve Krause
Reid Jorgensen
Arvid Otkin
Kelly Krog
Project Overview

To bring a variety of arts and cultural heritage programming to the Lincoln County Fair. The fair will host live jazz, folk and bluegrass bands, in addition to a clogging performance. A demonstration area will also be created in the Open Class Exhibits Building. In that space, an artist will present on drawing and painting, and attendees can make their own art at the fair with provided supplies.

Project Manager
First Name
Curtis
Last Name
Madsen
Phone
507-247-5151
Email
cdmadsen@live.com