Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northwoods Arts Council
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
May 2013
End Date
September 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cass
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,350
Direct expenses
$4,850
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

This project will encourage local and state-wide artistic endeavors by September 30, 2013. This project will allow residents and visitors of Hackensack, Walker, Longville, Pine River, Backus, and beyond access to high quality 3-dimensional artwork not available anywhere else in Cass County during the exhibit period. This project will foster collaboration among the government, artistic, residential, and visitor communities by September 30, 2013.Ballots allowing the public to vote for their favorite sculpture, give their area of residence, and write comments about the artwork will be displayed in mail-box type structures along the Paul Bunyan Trail. Feedback from visitors will also be recorded via written comments in a specified notebook at the Hackensack Chamber building. Business traffic and revenue in the area will be compared to past summers as an indicator of economic impact.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Public and business feedback indicated a positive impact for the region.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Myra Damm, Shirley Johnson, Sharon Peterson, Joan Majeres, Laura Hanson, Dan Iverson
Project Overview
Hackensack Sculpture Garden
Project Details
The Northwoods Arts Council plans to create a small outdoor sculpture park consisting of five pieces of artwork situated along the Paul Bunyan Trail adjacent to the Hackensack City Park. This is an area of maximum visibility and visitor traffic of all ages.
Project Manager
First Name
Linda
Last Name
Kieffer
Organization Name
Northwoods Arts Council
Street Address
PO Box 356
City
Hackensack
State
MN
Zip Code
56452-0356
Phone
(218) 947-4882
Email
all.kieffer@tds.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kathryn Lohr: retired librarian; Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artist, community leader; Ann Finch: community theatre producer, community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Jamie Robertson: Arts Administrator, arts advocate, community leader; Mary Scmidt: professional storyteller, college faculty and creative arts club advisor; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Kathryn Lohr: retired librarian; Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and artist, community leader; Fred Rogers: community theatre producer, community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Jamie Robertson: Arts Administrator, arts advocate, community leader; Mary Scmidt; professional storyteller, college faculty and creative arts club advisor; Mark Turner; Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 years experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No