Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,750
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2013
End Date
July 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
$4,750
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,590
Direct expenses
$6,340
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Goal 1: Screen Porch Productions will create and implement the next stage of arts programming in creative drama and visual arts to provide more access for participation in the arts for older adults living in the Outing/Emily area. Goal 2: Through the completion of this project, Screen Porch Productions will gain the knowledge, experience and resources needed to create and implement more arts programming to reach other area rural communities in our service area in 2014.Record weekly attendance and ongoing written and photo documentation of each sessions’ activities; conduct verbal discussions at the end of each session; provide written evaluation form at the end of program activities; provide a ‘before and after’ goal sheet for participants; keep track of audience numbers and ages of performances or exhibitions; summarize completed program using all documentation to create a final report presented to the board; use this report for planning for future programs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully provided access for multi-generational participation in the theatre arts for the resident of the Outing area. Majority of participants indicated a positive experience.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Angie Usherwood, Sue Estvold, Craig Balvin, Kirk Myers, Mary Daugherty
Project Overview
Next Stage: Arts Programming for Older Adults
Project Details
Screen Porch Productions will create and implement two six-session arts programs, one in visual arts (Painting Group) and one in performing arts (Creative Drama Group) specifically designed for older adults to take place May/June, 2013 in the Outing/Emily area.
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
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