Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,636
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Franconia Sculpture Park
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
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
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
$21,636
Other Funds Leveraged
$477,134
Direct expenses
$498,770
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Through its artist residency program, Franconia will support up to 40 artists in the creation and exhibition of new three-dimensional artwork. We will evaluate this outcome by surveying emerging and mid-career artists served to assess impact of the residency program in supporting the creation and exhibition of new three-dimensional artwork. 2: Franconia will serve 10,000+ community members of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities with arts learning programming focused on three-dimensional arts. We will evaluate this outcome by conducting audience and participant surveys to assess the qualitative and quantitative impact of programming, measure quantity served, and gather demographic data.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Through its artist residency and exhibition programming, Franconia served 84 artists with the opportunity to create, perform, and/or exhibit artwork. We evaluated this outcome by conducting a comprehensive survey of artists served, gathered qualitative and quantitative data on programs and services, and implemented improvements throughout the year based on artist feedback. 2: Franconia served 13,749 community members of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities with arts learning programming focused on three-dimensional arts. We evaluated this outcome by conducting audience and participant surveys to assess the qualitative and quantitative impact of programming, measure quantity served, and gather demographic data and suggestions for improvement.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Josine Peters, Dorothy Goldie, Gar Hargens, Erik Janssen, John Joachim, Davis Klaila, Ron Kopeska, John Kremer, Amy McKinney, Amy Schwartz Moore, Diane Mullin, John Reinan, Tamsie Ringler
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
John
Last Name
Hock
Organization Name
Franconia Sculpture Park
Street Address
29836 St Croix Trl
City
Shafer
State
MN
Zip Code
55074
Phone
(651) 257-6668
Email
johnhock@franconia.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