Arts Project Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Central Public Schools Community Education
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Start Date
April 2020
End Date
August 2020
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview

Arts Project Support

Project Details

Music and Arts in the Park Series

Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Lynne Bertalmio: Retired Director Stillwater Public Library; Cristeta Boarini: 826 MSP Program Director; Craig Dunn: Arts Accessibility Consultant; Tricia Heuring: Public Functionary Executive Director; Alejandra Iannone: Sparkle Theatricals Creative Co-Director; Wu Chen Khoo: Technical Tools of the Trade Stage Technical Designer and Director; Wendy Lane: Retired Human Resources Professional; Alejandra Pelinka: City of Bloomington Director of Creative Placemaking; Tommy Sar: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts Coordinator of Community Programs; Lue Vang: McKnight Foundation Accountant; Donna Saul Millen: TPT-Twin Cities PBS Events Director; Christal Moose: Native Pride Productions Inc Manager; Adaobi Okolue: Twin Cities Media Alliance Executive Director; Andrea Sjogren: Hopkins Community Education Adult and Youth Programs Coordinator; Deanna StandingCloud: New Native Theatre; Sara Wilson: Gislason and Hunter LLP Attorney; Robyn Cline: City of Savage Economic Development Commissioner

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Alice Kim: General Management/ Administration/ Support, Marketing/Audience Development, Fundraising; Jeff Ambroz: Artistic, Fundraising, General Administration; Kajsa Jones: Fundraising, Artistic, Education; Kathy Mattson, Organizational Development / Planning, Volunteerism, Fundraising; Larry Weinberg: Artistic, Community Education, Youth Programming; Lydia Four Horns: Artistic, Community Education, Youth Programming; Rachel Bender: Community Education, General Administration, Education; Scott Swanson: General Management / Administration, Artistic, Finance / Audit.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Kathy Mouacheupao (651) 645-0402

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2019 First Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

90% of the young families with children attending the series indicated this was their first exposure to the Music and Arts in the Park Program. Of those youth who attended the added youth activities, surveys showed that 80% of the respondents developed a new art-form skill. The committee will do a weekly survey of our performers and audience members which will ask for sex, age, nationality, any disability, and what they took away from today's performance. We will be able to use this data to better meet the needs of our underserved population in the future. We will also keep accurate counts of the number of people in the audience and the number of youth participating in the extra activities.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Central Public Schools Community Education
Street Address
655 7th St
Norwood Young America
Zip Code
(952) 467-7391
Administered By
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Griggs Midway Building, Suite 304,
540 Fairview Avenue North,
St. Paul, MN 55104

(651) 539-2650 or toll-free (800) 866-2787
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PO Box 14106
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114 

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