Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,029
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Ethnic Dance Theatre
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
November 2013
End Date
October 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,029
Other Funds Leveraged
$6,382
Direct expenses
$27,411
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The participants will increase their understanding of folk traditions through this lecture-demonstration focused on traditional folk costumes in Europe. Multiple-choice questions will be given to the audience prior to the program designed to pique their interest. A survey given at the end will provide them an opportunity to answer the questions and also give feedback about the presentation. 2: The participants will increase their understanding of folk traditions through this lecture-demonstration focused on traditional folk costumes in Europe. Multiple-choice questions will be given to the audience prior to the program designed to pique their interest. A survey given at the end will provide them an opportunity to answer the questions and also give feedback about the presentation.

Measurable Outcome(s)

All who took part in or came to watch the production gained in their knowledge of folk and traditional art forms. 2: The primary evaluation form was the pre- and post-test. By requesting the audience take a pre-test, it allowed us to see what their baseline knowledge was.

Source of Additional Funds

Other

Recipient Board Members
Claire Courtney, Leila Poullada, Jeanne Schultz, Donald La Course, Irene Anastazievsky, Rita Schultz, Bob Iwaskewycz, Eva Kish
Source of Additional Funds

local or private

Project Overview

Folk and Traditional Arts

Project Details

This lecture-demonstration will present the form and function of a number of traditional folk costumes of Europe, presented through a multimedia filter of historical and societal influences.

Project Manager
First Name
Eva
Last Name
Kish
Organization Name
The Ethnic Dance Theatre AKA EDT
Street Address
3507 Clinton Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55408-4577
Phone
(763) 545-1333
Email
evakish@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Drue Fergison: Musicologist with a strong interdisciplinary and ethnomusicological background; Alan Kagan: Professor emeritus, ethnomusicology, School of Music, Univeristy of Minnesota; Mark Lambert: Faculty member, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, with ceramics emphasis; Margaret Larson: Voice teacher, choral director, professional singer; professor of voice, McNally Smith College of Music; Niels Strandskov: Arts administrator, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School; Gwen Westerman Wasicuna: Poet and fiber artist

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No