Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Walker Area Foundation
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2015
End Date
June 2016
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 Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$21,350
Direct expenses
$26,350
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To complete the sculpture component of the Circle of Time, a permanent, outdoor display of 13 sculptures, each reflecting a group of people who have shaped Walker, Minnesota. To attract at least 1750 visitors to the Circle of Time sculptures in the first full year of its completion. To create a gathering space for residents of and visitors to Walker, Minnesota that inspires learning and conversation about the people and activities that have shaped this region. To determine if we are successful we will do the following: Document the total number of sculptures via photos. Track the number of visitors to the Circle of Time through a variety of means, such as acquiring counts via data gathering surveys and conducting and recording head counts at events, Document the number of community events that are scheduled in the Circle of Time space in the first year.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful public arts access and cultural heritage preservation activity with majority of participants indicating a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Completing the Circle of Time
Project Manager
First Name
Otto
Last Name
Ringle
Organization Name
Walker Area Foundation
Street Address
PO Box 624
City
Walker
State
MN
Zip Code
56484
Phone
(218) 507-0525
Email
ottoringle@gmail.com
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