ACHF Arts Access
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.
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.
Other, local or private
General operating support
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.
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)