Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,212
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts AKA The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
Recipient Type
Private College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2018
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,212
Other Funds Leveraged
$274,077
Direct expenses
$301,289
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

These arts-based experiences will lead to a life-long appreciation of the arts, providing all involved with artistic and meaningful community life. Courses and programs will continue to undergo evaluation and assessment. Feedback from audience, student and family surveys will be analyzed by administration and advisory board. 2: People of all ages, ethnicities and abilities in Southeastern Minnesota will experience the arts. MCA will track audience, community outreach and enrollment data. All programming will undergo evaluation. Audience, student and family surveys will be analyzed by administration and advisory board.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts exists to provide quality arts education and performance by nurturing and encouraging artistic expression in children and adults. Our service to the community ranges from recreational to pre-professional performing and visual arts curriculum as well as programming designed to provide physical and aesthetic benefits, heightened self-respect, discipline, and confidence.

Project Manager
First Name
Jamie
Last Name
Schwaba
Organization Name
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts AKA The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts
Street Address
1164 10th St W
City
Winona
State
MN
Zip Code
55987
Phone
(507) 453-5501
Email
jschwaba@smumn.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

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.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Secretary/Treasurer, 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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Philip McKenzie, Oboe and English horn player; adjunct oboe faculty, NDSU; Mary McReynolds-Pellinen: Executive director, Lyric Center for the Arts; coordinator, First Stage Gallery; 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

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.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Secretary/Treasurer, 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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Philip McKenzie, Oboe and English horn player; adjunct oboe faculty, NDSU; Mary McReynolds-Pellinen: Executive director, Lyric Center for the Arts; coordinator, First Stage Gallery; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund.; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Executive director Sue Gens (651) 215-1600