Minnesota's Legacy

Arts, Sounds, and Culture

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Benton County Agricultural Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2013
End Date
October 2013
Counties Affected
Benton
Benton
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 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

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,783
Recipient Board Members
Aaron Goulet, Marilyn Kaschmitter, Chad Pflipsen, Lewie Stark, Gary Steffes
Project Overview

To enhance fairgoers access to the arts by adding a sound system to an existing stage area, adding display cases in the Heritage Building, and expanding art demonstrations.

Project Manager
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Falconer
Organization Name
Benton County Agricultural Society
Phone
(320) 253-5649
Email
bentonfair@aol.com