Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,165
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Zeitgeist
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2017
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Becker
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Rice
St. Louis
Becker
Douglas
Fillmore
Goodhue
Nicollet
Otter Tail
Rice
St. Louis
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
$36,165
Other Funds Leveraged
$12,855
Direct expenses
$49,020
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Audience members grow in their intellectual and artistic understanding of new chamber music and increase their comfort level with new music. Audience members indicate through interviews, observation, social media, and surveys that their knowledge of new music increased and MINNESOTA CONNECTIONS programming was musically satisfying. 2: Zeitgeist establishes or deepens its relationship with Minnesota presenters. Presenters indicate satisfaction with a willingness to partner with Zeitgeist on future productions through post-concert questionnaire, conversation, and interview.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audience members grew in their intellectual and artistic understanding of new chamber music and increased their comfort level with new music. Audience members indicated through interviews, observation, social media, and surveys that their appreciation of new music increased and programming was musically satisfying. 2: Zeitgeist establishes or deepens its relationship with Minnesota presenters. Presenters indicated satisfaction with a willingness to partner with Zeitgeist on future productions through conversations and invitations to partner again.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Heather Barringer, Philip Blackburn, Craig Sinard, Julie Haight Curran, Pat O'Keefe, Dameun Strange, Carrie Henneman Shaw
Project Overview

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details

Zeitgeist will tour MINNESOTA CONNECTIONS 2017-2018 to eight greater Minnesota communities featuring "For the Birds" with Victor Zupanc and Kevin Kling, "Summer Rain" with veena virtuoso Nirmala Rajasekar, and "Pine Eyes" the tale of Pinocchio.

Project Manager
First Name
Heather
Last Name
Barringer
Organization Name
Zeitgeist
Street Address
275 4th St E Ste 200
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55101-1628
Phone
(651) 755-1600
Email
heather@zeitgeistnewmusic.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