Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education
To turn a closed alley into a lively venue where people enjoy walking, gathering, and experiencing high-quality art. To introduce a significant piece of art symbolizing the Battle Lake lakes area. To encourage residents of all ages to participate in a community-wide art project during which time they increase knowledge in large-scale design and skill in painting such designs. To draw residents, visitors, and tourists to the alley activation event. To add an imaginative and playful Arts venue to Battle Lake’s growing reputation as a place to experience great art. 1. Count the number of adults and youth who participate in the Paint the Pavement project; Ask participants to take a 3-question written survey rating their experiences on a 1 to 5 scale: knowledge of the arts before and after the session; sense of satisfaction in the work they completed; enjoyment of working with others on a community project; open ended comments. 2. A person-on-the-street interview at the alley activation event results in 80% or more agreeing they had a positive experience overall, and 70% agreeing they increased their appreciation of the Arts. 3. Estimate attendance at the alley activation event.
1. 75 people, including 25 children and 10 teens participated in the P-t-P project. We asked about their experience after working and received the following results: 20 (27%) had experience or a great deal of experience with the arts prior to the project; 100% had a great sense of satisfaction in the work they completed; 100% enjoyed working with others on a community project. 2. Person on the Street interviews: three 2-person teams interviewed attendees at the Grand Opening/Ribbon cutting : Of 52 interviews, responses to 5 questions (attached) on a 5-point scale with 1=strongly agree/5 = strongly disagree: 100% either Strongly agree or Agree on all. Example of Open-ended: Battle Lake is cool - Art makes it magic." 3. Approximately 150 people attended the alley activation event."