Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$43,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ragamala Dance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Becker
Crow Wing
Fillmore
Nobles
Rice
Becker
Crow Wing
Fillmore
Nobles
Rice
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
$43,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$42,627
Direct expenses
$86,127
Administration costs
$4,130
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Ragamala brings quality, engaging, educational, and emotionally moving arts experiences to audiences in Detroit Lakes, Worthington, Saint Cloud and Wykoff Ragamala will collect audience comments, reactions, and demographics through surveys, post-show conversation, social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram), local press, and dialogue with local partners. 2: Through performances at popular local venues and outreach activities in schools/community spaces, Ragamala will bring our work to four Minnesota communities. Ragamala will collect audience comments, reactions, and demographics through surveys, post-show conversation, social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram), local press, and dialogue with local partners.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences in Detroit Lakes, Worthington, Brainerd, Northfield and Wykoff found our work to be high-quality, engaging, educational and emotionally moving. Ragamala collected audience comments, reactions, and demographics through surveys, post-show conversation, social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram), local press, and dialogue with local partners. 2: Through performances at popular local venues and outreach activities in schools/community spaces, Ragamala brought our work to five Minnesota communities. Ragamala collected audience comments, reactions, and demographics through surveys, post-show conversation, social media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram), local press, and dialogue with local partners.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Briar Andresen, Nithya Balakrishnan Mathad, Theresa Carter, Sara Daggett, Pratap Naidu, Aparna Ramaswamy, Dheenu Sivalingam, Sunitha Varadhan, James Wilkinson, Carolyn Chalmers (retired 2017)
Project Overview

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details

Ragamala Dance Company will present public performances and associated community outreach and engagement activities in Detroit Lakes, Worthington, Saint Cloud, and Wykoff.

Project Manager
First Name
Tamara
Last Name
Nadel
Organization Name
Ragamala Dance
Street Address
711 Lake St W Ste 309
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55408-2975
Phone
(612) 964-9213
Email
tamara@ragamaladance.org
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

Sh? Bailey: Performer, writer, and creator of new work in theater, visual arts, and film; Steven Downing: Writer, retired arts administrator; Ann Erickson: Associate director, Minnesota Fringe Festival; Janis Lane-Ewart: Long-time arts administrator and consultant; development officer at KBEM Jazz88; Noelle Lawton: Executive director, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts; Kathleen McTavish: Composer and media artist; Sara Pillatzki-Warzeha: Freelance director, actor and theater educator

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No