Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
T.B. Sheldon Memorial Theatre AKA The Sheldon Theatre
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Benton
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Clay
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Itasca
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Stearns
Stevens
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$31,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$610,832
Direct expenses
$641,832
Administration costs
$13,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Citizens and visitors are able to easily access information about The Sheldon, and learn more about what interests them.Goal is to increase unique and return web hits; increase on line ticket sales; and increase use of links to artist web sites. Internet sales are tracked on a monthly basis through internet sales provider. 2: Comprehensive creative partnerships that strengthen citizen engagement. Number of creative institutional partnerships increases; institutional partnerships sustained over time; and increase in artist engagements due to creative partnerships.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Internet Ticket Sales increased 16%. Added links to social media pages to increase connections to the presented artist websites. Added Minnesota Opera (five teaching services and one public performance) and The Anderson Center (Jazz Night). Kept relationship with Mayo Clinic.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Ian Scheerer, Chuck Richardson, Mary Rauterkus, Nancy Dimunation, Verna Fricke, Mike Melstad, Michael Way
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

General operating support

Project Manager
First Name
Sean
Last Name
Dowse
Organization Name
T.B. Sheldon Memorial Theatre AKA The Sheldon Theatre
Street Address
443 W 3rd St
City
Red Wing
State
MN
Zip Code
55066-2310
Phone
(651) 388-8701
Email
sdowse@sheldontheatre.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

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.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

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.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No