Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,916
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$493,916
Other Funds Leveraged
$22,409,626
Direct expenses
$22,903,542
Administration costs
$164,968
Number of full time equivalents funded
1
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Trust will reinforce Hennepin Avenue as the premier entertainment destination in the state. The Trust will work with local and national partners to bring a high quality mix of nearly 350 live performances and events to Minneapolis including musical theatre, concerts, comedy, and speakers. 2: The Trust will engage the public by producing four activation activities utilizing art on Hennepin Avenue. The Trust will continue to activate the Downtown Cultural District with a variety of activities including Family Day events and summer street closures.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Hennepin Theatre Trust offered more than 500 performances and events in our theatres on Hennepin Avenue in FY 2015. Hennepin Theatre Trust worked with local theatre groups including Theater Latte Da and Minneapolis Musical Theatre as well as national partners to present musical theatre, concerts, comedy, speakers, etc. 2: Hennepin Theatre Trust engaged the public in seven Cultural District activations utilizing art and culture in FY 2015. Hennepin Theatre Trust offered two Made Here, two Family Day and three PARKLOT activations in the Cultural District in FY 2015, which includes Hennepin Avenue.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Travis Barkve, Scott Benson, Daniel Pierce Bergin, John Blackshaw, Judy Blaseg, Ralph W. Burnet, Sonia Cairns, Andrea Christenson, Dan Cramer, Kathleen Gullickson, Thomas L. Hoch, Linda Ireland, Jeannie Joas, Barbara Klaas, Jim Linnett, Mark Marjala, Annette Thompson Meeks, Jay Novak, Jann L. Olsten, David Orbuch, Dan Pfeiffer, Brian J. Pietsch, Thomas J. Rosen, Ann Simonds, Julie Beth Vipperman, Tom Vitt
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Lewis
Organization Name
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Street Address
615 Hennepin Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403
Phone
(612) 455-9500
Email
Laura.Lewis@HennepinTheatreTrust.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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No