Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,425
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Nathan H. Fisher
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Houston
St. Louis
Winona
Anoka
Blue Earth
Hennepin
Houston
St. Louis
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,425
Other Funds Leveraged
$11,129
Direct expenses
$31,554
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Minnesotans around the state will have access to unique programming by and about Iraqi refugees. An outside evaluator will generate evaluation materials and interview participants, artists and staff. Audience members will fill out comment cards with evaluative and demographic questions.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Minnesotans around the state had access to unique programming by and about Iraqi refugees. An outside evaluator generated evaluation materials and interviewed participants, artists and staff. Audience members filled out comment cards with evaluative and demographic questions.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details

Fisher will tour "Iraqi Voices of Minnesota" to audiences around the state, featuring films produced collaboratively by Fisher and Twin Cities based Iraqi refugees, with additional educational activities.

Project Manager
First Name
Nathan
Last Name
Fisher
Organization Name
Nathan H. Fisher
State
MN
Phone
(510) 967-0377
Email
nate.fisher@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary?s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Bradley Bourn: Executive director, Lyndale Neighborhood Association; former managing director, Ten Thousand Things Theater; Leslie Hanlon: Director of fundraising and marketing, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John?s University fine arts series; Tamra Jo Makram: Managing director of Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, Worthington; Natalie Nowytski: Vocalist, composer and performer of international folk music; Kathleen Ray: Former executive director, Central Square Cultural and Civic Center; theater artist and playwright; Quillan Roe: Manager and artistic director, Roe Family Singers; Douglas Scholz-Carlson: Artistic director, Great River Shakespeare Festival; Jacinta Zens: Independent arts organizer; member of Moorhead Arts and Cultural Commission

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No