Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Rose Ensemble
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
January 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Becker
Benton
Blue Earth
Clay
Crow Wing
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Le Sueur
Lyon
Nicollet
Olmsted
Polk
Sherburne
Stearns
Stevens
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$62,605
Direct expenses
$124,605
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participants will gain increased knowledge about the historical music and cultures of Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims. A written survey designed by Action Marketing Research will ask participants to identify different ways in which their knowledge has increased as a result of this project. 2: Participants will be encouraged to exercise tolerance towards different cultures and religions through increased cross-cultural understanding. A written survey designed by Action Marketing Research will ask participants to identify changes in their attitudes or actions that may occur as a result of this project.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences in greater Minnesota have opportunities to learn about the historical music and cultures of Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Audience members at all concerts and outreach programs were provided with a written survey, designed in consultation with the Minneapolis-based company Action Marketing Research. Questions asked individuals to respond on a sliding scale or to select from multiple choices. Five different questions addressed the proposed outcome, each in a different way. Notes were also taken on each post-concert conversation, and comments from individual conversations and emails cataloged. 2: Audiences in diverse Minnesota communities expressed increased openness in attitude and behavior towards different cultural, musical, and spiritual traditions. Audience members at all concerts and outreach programs were provided with a written survey, designed in consultation with the Minneapolis-based company Action Marketing Research. Three different questions addressed the proposed outcome. One invited a response on a sliding scale; two asked respondents to select potential actions from among several options. In addition, notes were taken on each post-concert conversation, and comments from individual conversations and emails cataloged.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Richele Messick,Pete Parshall,Ty Inglis,Andrea Specht
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
The Rose Ensemble will present Jerusalem, City of Three Faiths: Voices of Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims which illuminates a rich musical and cultural exchange that arises from and contributes to the pursuit of peace.
Project Manager
First Name
Jordan
Last Name
Sramek
Organization Name
The Rose Ensemble
Street Address
75 5th St W Ste 314
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102-1423
Phone
(651) 225-4340
Email
jordan@roseensemble.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Harold Cropp: Executive director, Commonweal Theater Company, Lanesboro; Lisa Fuglie: Multi-instrumentalist with bluegrass band Monroe Crossing; Arts Board grantee; Cheryl Larson: Executive director of Central Square Cultural and Civic Center; Natalie Morrow: Founder of The Twin Cities Black Film Festival; Jeanne Willcoxon: Assistant professor of theater, St Olaf College.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No