Community Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
City of Blaine
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Start Date
January 2018
End Date
May 2018
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Engage the public in cultural diversity through the presentation of seven different ethnic performers and seven ethnic food vendors. Create cultural awareness through ten ethnic information booths. We will use students to briefly interview participants to see what they have learned or become aware of through their attendance at the event.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Community Arts

Project Details

Blaine World Fest

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
City of Blaine
Street Address
10801 Town Square Dr
Zip Code
(763) 717-2723
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Julie Andersen: Eagan Art House Executive Director; Bethany Brunsell: Music Teacher and Performer; Marisol Chiclana-Ayala: Artist, Board Chair El Arco Iris; Tricia Heuring: Public Functionary Executive Director; Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Colleen McLaughlin: Arts Midwest Vice President for Advancement; Tom Moffatt: Silverwood Park Supervisor; Osman Mohamed Ali: Somali Museum of MN Founder and Executive Director; See More Perspective: Artist; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach St. Croix Executive Director; Djenane Saint Juste: Afoutayi Dance Company Founder; Andrea Sjogren: Hopkins Community Education Adult and Youth Programs Coordinator; Lynne Bertalmio: Retired Director Stillwater Public Library; Wendy Lane: Retired Human Resources Consultant; Donna Saul Millen: TPT-Twin Cities PBS Events Director; Sara Wilson: Gislason and Hunter, LLP Attorney.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Arneshia Williams: Dance, Folk, Traditional Arts, Multidisciplinary; Elle Thoni: Opera, Musical Theater, Performance Art, Multidisciplinary; Erin Lewis: Literature, Visual Arts, Community Arts; Jeff Ambroz: Visual Arts, Craft Arts, Design Arts; Karyssa Jackson: Literature; Kathleen Conroy: Theatre, Puppetry; Ken Fruitrail: Literature, Visual Arts, Spoken Word; Marie Panlener: Visual Arts, Media Arts, Photography; Tikki Brown: Visual Arts, Community Arts, Craft Arts.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed