History Alive!: Kent Scheer, Folk Toymaker

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Libraries
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2011
End Date
January 2012
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Cass
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 4
Direct expenses
$0
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. That audiences would find the program an enjoyable learning experience.
2. That the participants would have a new appreciation of folk toys from the workshops.

Measurable Outcome(s)

In response to an in-house survey, 97% of all participants agreed strongly that the program met their expectations and 100% strongly agreed that it was meaningful for people of all ages. 100% strongly agreed that it was an enjoyable learning experience and 97% stated that it enhanced their knowledge of folk toys.

Source of Additional Funds

Kitchigami Regional Library

Project Overview
Kent Scheer, a professional artist and maker of folk toys held programs, including workshops for children 8+ and their parents. He emphasized the simplicity and affordability of folk toys.
Project Details
Attendance: Brainerd 15; Longville 50; Park Rapids 11; Pine River 15; Walker 34 // Date(s) of Program: Brainerd, 12/3/11; Longville, 12/6/11; Park Rapids, 1/19/12; Pine River, 11/30/11; Walker,12/7/11
Project Manager
First Name
Marian
Last Name
Ridge
Organization Name
Kitchigami Regional Library
Street Address
310 2nd Street North, P.O. Box 84
City
Pine River
State
MN
Zip Code
56474
Phone
(218)587-2171
Email
mfridge@tds.net