Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cass
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,400
Direct expenses
$5,400
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Five or more local teaching artists gain knowledge, experience and resources needed to create and implement Older Adult arts programming through the completion of a training/mentoring program provided by Screen Porch Productions, July-December, 2015. Fulfill a pressing community need and Screen Porch Production’s mission for expanded access to arts programming specifically for older adults living in area communities such as Longville, Crosslake and Crosby by the end of 2015. Teaching artist trainees before/after goal assessment sheet show new learning and increased skills gained from training; verbal evaluation/feedback group session at end of training assess participant preparedness and confidence to teach program; fall 2015 implementation of new older adult arts program in target communities shows success of program/mentoring; attendance records for programs show increased older adult participation; photos document activity/product.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful arts access/education project. Majority of participants/students showed an increase in artistic awareness and understanding of arts programming for senior adults.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Teaching Artist Training/Mentoring: Older Adult Arts Programming
Project Manager
First Name
Therese
Last Name
Kunz
Organization Name
Screen Porch Productions
Street Address
5679 Woods Bay Dr NE
City
Outing
State
MN
Zip Code
56662-4401
Phone
(218) 792-5779
Email
tkunz@brainerd.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No