Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,511
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lyon
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,511
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,162,649
Direct expenses
$1,162,649
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The O'Shaughnessy will serve and support Minnesota artists through its PRESENTS, Women of Substance (WoS) and Rental programming. Present fourteen artists/companies (50% Minnesota); help four Minnesota artists develop work; rent to 38 Minnesota orgs; engage eight women artists in WoS or PRESENTS events. Track through program records, artist surveys/interviews. 2: Increase participation and provide a welcoming space for diverse Minnesota artists and audiences with carefully curated programming and partnerships. At least 40% of artists/users will represent diverse Minnesota cultures; 100% will find venue welcoming; Track through program records, surveys/interviews with artists, company/rental liaisons, audiences.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Presented fourteen artists/companies, 60% from Minnesota; hosted new work for four companies; rented to forty-five Minnesota organizations; Presented ten women artists/women-led companies. Tracked through ticket and front-of-house reports; artist emails; audience surveys; question and answer with artists during talkbacks; Google analytics through new website; FB posts; calendars; listings. 2: 40% of total artists/users were from diverse Minnesota cultures. Attendance at performance grew 20% to 79,615, with additional outreach participation at 4,140. Tryle served document; attendance sheets, Facebook invitations; website and calendar listings; artist conversations; audience surveys; calendars; listings.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Laura Bufano, Kathryn Clubb, Kevin Croston, Margaret Arola Ford, Margaret Gillespie, Susan Hames, Michael Hickey, Anne McKeig, Brenda Woodson, Valerie Young, Donna McNamara, Catherine McNamee, Joan Mitchell, Christine Moore, Jean Delaney Nelson, Michael O’Boyle, Kathleen O’Brien, Colleen O’Malley, Teresa Radzinski, ReBecca Koenig Roloff, Therese Sherlock, Angela Hall Slaughter, Minda Suchan. Sandra Vargas, Debra Wilfong, Jean Wincek, Robert Wollan, Allison Adrian, Donna Hauer, Cecilia Konchar-Farr, Bonnie LeDuca, Jewelly Lee, Pat Olson,Angela Riley, Omari Rush, Hui Wilcox, Jacob Yarrow
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

Through the support of diverse, cultural, and socially relevant works, The O'Shaughnessy stands as a touchstone for the campus, a performing arts venue for the community, and a space for celebration and ceremony.

Project Manager
First Name
Kathleen
Last Name
Spehar
Organization Name
The O'Shaughnessy at Saint Catherine University AKA The O'Shaughnessy
Street Address
2004 Randolph Ave
City
St Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55105-1750
Phone
(651) 690-6700
Email
klspehar@stkate.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

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.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Michael Arturi: Universal Music Center founder and executive director; Dorothy Belstler: Executive director, Twin Cities Pride; Amy Braford Whittey: Business developer for the arts for HGA; Cheryl Kessler: Founder and principal evaluator, Blue Scarf Consulting, LLC; Colleen LeBlanc: Retired community educator; former Five Wings Regional Arts Council board member; William Miller: History professor at the College of Saint Scholastica, former MSAB board member; Jessica O'Brien: Community engagement manager, Region Nine Development Commission; Elizabeth Jane Olive: Retired nurse and transplant coordinator; community volunteer; costumer; Christi Schmitt: Program coordinator, Saint Paul Public Schools office of multilingual learning; Alexis Walstad, Co-executive director, Karen Organization of Minnesota

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No