ACHF Arts Access
2000 attendees will gain knowledge and exposure to 10 different cultures represented in the Blaine community. Evaluation will be based on attendance count, audience survey, and audience informal feedback.
Blaine World Fest 2017 reached an attendance of 550. We had 18 cultural and informational booths, and 7 ethnic food trucks. We promoted composting at this event and only had one bag of garbage. We had 30 volunteers help implement the event.
Other, local or private
Blaine World Fest Funding for the 10th annual Blaine World Fest, a public event exploring the cultural arts and ethnicities that currently exist in the city. The event will take place in May 2017.
Julie Andersen: Eagan Art House Executive Director; Bethany Brunsell: Music teacher, performer; Shelly Chamberlain: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Operations Director; Marisol Chiclana-Ayla: Artist, Board Chair at El Arco Iris; Jamil Jude: Theatre artist; Tricia Khutoretsky: Public Functionary Curator and Co-Director; Peter Leggett: Walker West Music Academy Executive Director; Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Coleen McLaughlin: Arts Midwest Director of External Relations; Tom Moffatt: Silverwood Park Supervisor; Osman Mohamed Ali: Somali Museum of Minnesota Founder and Executive Director; Kathy Mouacheupao: Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support, Corporation Cultural Corridor Coordinator; Adam Napoli-Rangel: Artist; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach Saint Croix Executive Director; Djenane Saint Juste: Afoutayi Dance Company Founder; Andrea Sjogren: Hopkins Public Schools Youth Programs Coordinator; Dameun Strange: Composer, Performer; Melissa Wright: Twin Cities Public Television.
Mary Jo Lewis: Artistic, administration; Nancy Anderson: Administration; Mary Beth King: Artistic, organizational development, administration; Sarah Wiechmann: Education, community education, youth programming; Tim Cooper: Artistic, computer systems, finance; Mandy Meisner: Audience development, artistic, fundraising; Sue Morgan: Artistic, volunteerism; Jeff Ambroz: Artistic, fundraising, administration; Florence Brammer: Administration.