Minnesota's Legacy

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,920
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Elbow Lake
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
June 2016
End Date
September 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Grant
Douglas
Stevens
Grant
Douglas
Stevens
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Cultural Heritage

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,920
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$3,920
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To feature dances and cultural information done by experienced performers of traditional Native American dance. To present an art form that is both culturally and historically relevant to this region. To present the art form to people who may not be aware of the availability of this art form, or it's accessibility in this region. To encourage attendance by a wide spectrum of the population for exposure to the culture and heritage of Native Americans who live in this region. An exit survey at the event: specifically 50% or more of those completing the survey will agree that they had a positive experience, and will express their attitudes about the event.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Question 1: Did you enjoy the event? a. Very Much-81%; b. Somewhat-13%; c. A little-5%; d. Not at all-2% Q 2: Describe your attitude toward this event: a. Enthusiastic-61%; b. Interested-30%; c. Moderately interested-7%; d. Not interested-2% Q 3: Was this a worthwhile arts and cultural event: a. Yes-91%; b. Somewhat-8%; c. No-2% Q 4: Where do you live? List is too long to list in this space, see Investment Evaluation 5.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Chris Mitchell, Erika Smith, Judy Gunderson, Kari Hagstrom, Kari Kreft
Project Overview
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
To present a Native American Dance exhibition and presentation during the annual town festival.
Project Manager
First Name
Kari
Last Name
Hagstrom
Organization Name
City of Elbow Lake
Street Address
119 Central Ave PO Box 1079
City
Elbow Lake
State
MN
Zip Code
56531-1083
Phone
(218) 685-4483
Email
cityhall@runestone.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager at Historic Holmes Theatre, Board Member at Playhouse 412; Susan Kay: Retired Professor of American Studies, Retreat Coordinator at New York Mills Arts Retreat; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Gregory DeGier: trumpet player for Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and various ensembles and pit bands; Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Andrew Sletten: drummer, actor, organizer of community arts space and performance venue; Siobhan Bremer: Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Minnesota-Morris, regional equity actor, director, dancer; Jamie Beyer: marketing and graphic designer; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Erin Gunderson: Library Branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Nancy Berns: former Lake Region Arts Council Board member, community theatre advocate, actor, costumer, vocalist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager at Historic Holmes Theatre, Board Member at Playhouse 412; Susan Kay: Retired Professor of American Studies, Retreat Coordinator at New York Mills Arts Retreat; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Gregory DeGier: trumpet player for Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra and various ensembles and pit bands; Amy Ann Mursu: Musician, including piano, clarinet, tuba, and violin; Jim Arvidson: Graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute, community service volunteer; Jeannie Pladsen: Retired Payroll Manger at the University of Minnesota-Morris, community leader; Barbara Lent: Former photography studio, textile artist, owner of a quilting retreat center; Andrew Sletten: drummer, actor, organizer of community arts space and performance venue; Siobhan Bremer: Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Minnesota-Morris, regional equity actor, director, dancer; Jamie Beyer: marketing and graphic designer; Carolyn Flieder: fiber artist, former quilt shop owner; Stan Goldade: High School math instructor, photographer, ceramicist, sculptor; Erin Gunderson: Library branch Manager in Breckenridge, musician and artist; Nancy Berns: former Lake Region Arts Council Board member, community theatre advocate, actor, costumer, vocalist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No