Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,412
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Patrick E. Scully
Recipient Type
Individual
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carlton
Cook
Crow Wing
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hubbard
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lake
Nicollet
Olmsted
Stearns
Winona
Carlton
Cook
Crow Wing
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hubbard
Itasca
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lake
Nicollet
Olmsted
Stearns
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
$23,412
Other Funds Leveraged
$8,990
Direct expenses
$32,402
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
1.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Audience members will be able to articulate understanding of Whitman's work, life, legacy and times that they gained from the performance. Tabulations will be kept of responses from the Q and As, the exit boards, and surveys to see what new understandings are articulated. 2: Audience members will be able to describe how issues in Walt Whitman's life and times resonate in their community today. Tabulations will be kept of responses from the Q and As, the exit boards, and surveys to see what is described as still resonating.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audience members will be able to articulate understanding of Whitman's work, life, legacy and times that they gained from the performance. Tabulations were be kept of responses from the Q and As, the exit boards, and surveys to see what new understandings were articulated. 2: Audience members will be able to describe how issues in Walt Whitman's life and times resonate in their community today. Tabulations were be kept of responses from the Q and As, the exit boards, and surveys to see what was described as still resonating today.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details

Scully will tour Leaves of Grass - Uncut to a variety of venues in greater Minnesota. It is a one-man show revealing the complexity of the life and times of Walt Whitman, a nineteenth century American poet who loved men and dared to write about it.

Project Manager
First Name
Patrick
Last Name
Scully
Organization Name
Patrick E. Scully
State
MN
Phone
(612) 205-1512
Email
patrick@patrickscully.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

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