Fillmore County Fair Historical Exhibit and Bluegrass Performance

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Fillmore County Fair
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
April 2013
End Date
September 2013
Counties Affected
Project Overview

To offer new arts and cultural heritage programming at the Fillmore County Fair. Funds will be used to install a historical exhibit, host a bluegrass performance, and being a project that documents fairgoers experiences through interviews and photos. The project is meant to bridge the past and the future by helping local community members appreciate local history and share their own story for generations to come.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section
Appropriation Language

These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage2, Subdivision 10.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Recipient Board Members
Greg Dornink, Dennis DeVries, Kathy Tesmer, kyle Chiglo, Andy Craig, Lowell Drinkall, Mike Fenske, Karl Housker, Bob Kappers, Devon Krueger, Doug Lind, Aaron Mathison, Jennifer Pickett, Fred Williams, Colin Winslow
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Fillmore County Fair
Administered By
Administered by

625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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