Goodhue County Fair Arts Project

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

To enhance and expand the fair’s educational exhibits and cultural performances. The history of Goodhue County, the state, and the nation, was shared through demonstrations and displays provided by the Historical Society, Prairie Island Indian Community and individual artists that specialize in early American crafts. History of music and different styles of music were provided by various musical artists. The art of dance was highlighted with workshops given by a local dance studio. A novel way for fairgoers to experience visual arts was showcased by a quick-draw/paint demonstration by local artists.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of MN, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 10
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 heritage

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Recipient Board Members
Carl Bang, Steve boyum, Jim Foss, Bart Hoven, Dave Jaeger, Mike Kohlnhofer, Lorin Pohlman, Bob Sammelson, Brian Schafer, Carol Schumann, Chuck Schwartau, Dan Schwartau, Julie Swenson, Deb Timm, Dusty Vieths, David Brodhead, John Schumann
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Goodhue County Fair
Administered By
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625 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN 55155

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