Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,794
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Forecast Public Artworks AKA Forecast Public Art
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Big Stone
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Kanabec
Lac qui Parle
Mille Lacs
Pine
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
St. Louis
Stearns
Swift
Wadena
Washington
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Anoka
Big Stone
Carver
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Dakota
Hennepin
Isanti
Kanabec
Lac qui Parle
Mille Lacs
Pine
Ramsey
Scott
Sherburne
St. Louis
Stearns
Swift
Wadena
Washington
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,794
Other Funds Leveraged
$539,206
Direct expenses
$569,000
Administration costs
$29,794
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. To interweave the arts into every facet of community life. 2. To promote the belief among Minnesotans that the arts are vital to who we are. 3. To open participation in the arts to people of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities. 4. To help the arts thrive in Minnesota. Standard evaluation of our grants, projects, and programs. Analysis of activities and deeper discussions about organizational management and leadership.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Forecast's consulting educates and serves a variety of clients, stressing the importance of arts in everyday life. Our efforts will lead to the support of public art and result in a thriving arts community. Forecast's programs are open and freely accessible to people of all ages and ethnicities. The Education and Community Engagement program works with teaching artists and educators to design and implement public art curricular activities. Public Art Review reached approximately 5,000 readers. Planning was completed for our new Web site and online companion for Public Art Review, including an archive of all the back issues. The Artist Services program helps art thrive by funding projects by diverse artists engaged in their communities, conducting workshops, and offering professional development opportunities. Forecast evaluates its administrative systems and each program area with evaluations, interviews, solicited feedback, project tracking, and data collection.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Frank Fitzgerald, Richard Ruvelson, Susan Adams Loyd, Kinji Akagawa, Peter V. Brabson, Joseph Colletti, Jay Coogan, Kurt Gough, Margaret Kelly, Meena Mangalvedhekar, Caroline Mehlhop, Joseph Stanley, Michael Watkins, Diane Willow
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

General operating support

Project Manager
First Name
Jack
Last Name
Becker
Organization Name
Forecast Public Artworks AKA Forecast Public Art
Street Address
2300 Myrtle Ave Ste 160
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55114-1854
Phone
(651) 641-1128x 101
Email
jack@forecastpublicart.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Judson Bemis Jr., Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board., Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002., Peggy Burnet, Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Michael Charron, Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies., John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka., Ellen McInnis, Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board., Pamela Perri, Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota., Margaret Rapp, Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board., Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Joshua Aerie: Conductor, artistic director, and instructor of various music organizations. Board member, Arrowhead Regional Arts Council and Sacred Heart Music Center.; Bari Amadio: Executive director, Rochester Arts Council. Board member, Perpich Center for Arts Education.; Gwendolyn Freed: Vice president for marketing and communication, Gustavus Adolphus College.; Antony Goddard: Executive director, Paramount Arts Resource Trust, and St Cloud Opportunities.; Andrea Jenkins: Senior policy aide, Minneapolis City Councilmember Glidden. Co-curator, S.A.S.E., Carol Connolly GLBT Reading Series at Intermedia Arts.; Jeff Langaard: Finance consultant; Howard Oransky: Director of continuing studies, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Co-founder, Form + Content Gallery.; William Venne: UofStThomas:Journ&PubRel(85)andCertNonProfMng(91); CURR_ChiefDevOfficer,UofMCollegeofVetMed(09); PAST_DevDir:UofMGraduateSch(07-09);HennepinTheatreTrust(05-06);OrdwayCtr(03-05);MNOpera(96-03);IllusionTheater(89-96)

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No