Minnesota Festival Support
ACHF Cultural Heritage
50% folk artist participation growth at Wooden Boat Show yields networking, cross-discipline collaboration, and greater visibility for NHFS’s mission. NHFS will measure the number of participating artisans against previous years. Written surveys and qualitative feedback during the instructor/artisan gathering will indicate success. 2: Rigorous marketing efforts will increase the number of event participants by 10%, exposing them to a unique hands-on craft learning experience. NHFS will measure the number of participants against previous years. Analysis of in-person and post-event surveys will indicate the quality of the arts experience and interest in future coursework.
WBS increased folk artist participation by 55% from last year, fostering opportunities for networking, collaboration, and mission-driven programming. NHFS's Program Director checked in during (in-person) and after (e-mail) the event. Based on qualitative feedback, demonstrators spoke with a higher volume of visitors people and were able to recruit additional students for upcoming coursework. Increased artist participation helped instructors to see their work at NHFS as part of a larger community of craft rather than an isolated effort. As many artists work independently, NHFS events are a way to meaningfully engage with colleagues. 2: The number of WBS event participants grew, exposing Minnesotans to hands-on craft learning at NHFS. NHFS tracked event participation in 2016 against previous years, using key event highlights as a measuring stick. Volunteers surveyed event attendees with a questionnaire. Survey results were analyzed and interpreted by the Program Director and distributed to staff for review.
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