Minnesota Festival Support
Minnesota Festival Support
Polli-NATION: Art Festival of the Bees will blend art, science, and community to engage, celebrate, and inspire people of all ages around the importance of pollinators.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Linda Ganister: Board member and former chair, Ely Winter Festival; bookkeeper; Amanda Lien: Executive director, Crookston Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitor's Bureau; Brittany Lynch: Artist, activist, and entrepreneur; director of operations for Soul Tools Entertainment; Alejandra Tobar: Arts organizing and community engagement director, Pangea World Theater
ACHF Cultural Heritage
Inspire at least 1,000 attendees, artists and participants about pollinators, art and community, through art and science experiences. Interviews/evaluations from volunteers, artists, educators and attendees as well as attendance records. 2: Build a sense of community around protecting pollinators for our future. Evaluate this outcome based on the participation in festival hands on art and participatory activities including total number of participants, evaluations and spontaneous reactions.
Nearly 1,000 guests came to experience PolliNATION Art and Music Festival. Guests were active participants in creating bee habitat with art. Counters at entry gate for total number of people plus email evaluations from participants, vendors, performers and sponsors. 2: A diverse slice of community from young children to seasoned legislators found inspiration in art and science interactives. Festival goers game cards were stamped as they visited a variety of science and art activities. Individual activities kept counts of materials.
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