Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,870
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Three Rivers Arts Council
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2015
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wilkin
Traverse
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,870
Other Funds Leveraged
$3,100
Direct expenses
$12,970
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To promote creative place-making efforts in the Twin Towns community. To feature works of indigenous artists, educators, and community-builders with origins in Red River history and culture. To provide an intercultural arts education experience in Breckenridge, Minnesota contributing to improved knowledge, skills, and understanding of the Twin Towns cultural and artistic traditions. To create future possibilities for civic engagement and community livability based on a true sense of place. 1. Exit surveys at the Red River dance event and traditional arts exhibition will measure: specifically 50% or more of survey respondents will agree that they had a positive experience and gained new information or understanding about the history and cultural traditions of Twin Towns area. 2. Additional information about impact will be documented by comments in the exhibition guest book, social network pages, media coverage and key leaders' interview transcript.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Goals were met or exceeded but overall attendance and participation were disappointing. The Wahpeton Indian School did not have enough staffing to bring all the kids over on a Saturday but brought 2 groups of 20 to the exhibit or dance performance. The group home attendance was very good with 32 residents counted along with staff for the developmentally disabled. There were a few assisted living residents among the elderly population and the Valley Lake Boys home also had special invitations along with these other underserved populations. In that regard the attendance had a a good impact.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Amy Schmidt, Laura Youngbird, Lise Erdich, Renelle Bertsch, Rita Erdrich, Roger Jenson, Wayne Beyer
Project Overview
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
To sponsor the Red River Dance in order to preserve the history of the Métis people through the traditional dancing of the Red River jig.
Project Manager
First Name
Wayne
Last Name
Beyer
Organization Name
Three Rivers Arts Council
Street Address
121 5th St N
City
Breckenridge
State
MN
Zip Code
56520
Phone
(701) 642-2811
Email
bookhavenbooks@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Don Clark: Professor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, photographer; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager, Historic Holmes Theatre and Board member Playhouse 412; Beth Salvatore: Publishing, graphic arts, humanities and music; Mark Ryan: Plain Arts Museum Director of Collections and Operations; Gregory DeGier: trumpet player for Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and various ensembles and pit bands; AmyAnn Mursu: musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Minette Stalheim Johnson: Lay minister with degrees in Theology and English; Jamie Beyer: Marketing and graphic designer; Timothy Ray: Actor, director, technical director, musician-performer; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Jeannie Pederson: Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Don Clark: Professor at Minnesota State University-Moorhead, photographer; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager, Historic Holmes Theatre and Board member Playhouse 412; Beth Salvatore: Publishing, graphic arts, humanities and music; Mark Ryan: Plain Arts Museum Director of Collections and Operations; Gregory DeGier: trumpet player for Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and various ensembles and pit bands; AmyAnn Mursu: musician including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Minette Stalheim Johnson: Lay minister with degrees in Theology and English; Jamie Beyer: Marketing and graphic designer; Timothy Ray: Actor, director, technical director, musician-performer; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist.