Minnesota's Legacy

Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Ulen-Hitterdal Community Education
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
April 2016
End Date
April 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Clay
Clay
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$1,550
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Goals Include: 1-Provide K-12 students an authentic art experience. 2-Educate students on art careers. 3-Teach students a new skill. (Metal Working.) 4-Engage students in the process of metal working. 5-Engage the community in the importance of arts. 6-Provide hands on demonstrations for community members. 7-Increase attendance to Arts and Literacy Night 1- Through evaluation of student art. 2-Through attendance of Arts and Literacy Night. 3-Through general verbal communication with students and general public. 4-Through Administrative Review. All students, grades 4th and older, will complete an evaluation of the residency program including questions as to level of enjoyment, knowledge acquired, and interest in subject matter, with over 80% indicating a positive experience. The survey will indicate grade level. The adult attendees for evening program will be asked to complete an evaluation of Artist Talk and demonstration, including questions as to level of enjoyment, new knowledge acquired, and interest in subject matter with over 75% indicating a positive experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The Evaluation results were positive. All the students said they thought the visit was a 6 or 10. (10 being the highest score.) Students who felt the lesson was only “good,” still said they enjoyed the projects, and were happy to have learned a new skill.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Mindy Bakke, Jeff Bates, Melissa Green, Matthew Klemetson, Robert Klemetson, Gary Peterson, Angela Sirjord
Project Overview
Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
To conduct an artist residency and public workshop and demonstration with Ann Clayton, metal jewelry artist.
Project Manager
First Name
Therese
Last Name
Vogel
Organization Name
Ulen-Hitterdal Community Education AKA Top Hat Theatre
Street Address
27 2nd St NW PO Box 389
City
Ulen
State
MN
Zip Code
56585
Phone
(218) 596-8853
Email
tvogel@ulenhitterdal.k12.mn.us
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; 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; Carolyn Aarsvold: former Lake Region Arts Council Board member, retired instrumental music teacher.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Eric Abrahamson: Former stage manager at Historic Holmes Theatre, Board Member at Playhouse 412; Mark Ryan: Plains Art Museum Director of Collections and Operations; Kari Kjesbo: former gallery manager and catering business owner; Susan Scarborough: Retired Community Education Director at Alexandria Public Schools; 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; Timothy Ray: actor, director, technical director, musician-performer.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No