Small Towns/Rural Areas

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Cannon Falls Library
Recipient Type
Libraries
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
March 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Fillmore
Goodhue
Olmsted
Wabasha
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
$2,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,260
Direct expenses
$12,260
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

All project services will be free events, thus removing ticket price as a barrier to participation. Outreach service participants will have the opportunity to meet artists in an up close and personal manner and to engage these artists in conversation through question and answer periods.Attendance at mini-concerts will be tracked. Mini concert attendees will complete survey instruments. Local media coverage of mini-concerts will be tracked. The number of new names added to the RMD mailing list from outreach venues will be tracked.

Measurable Outcome(s)

All project services were free events, thus removing ticket price as a barrier to participation. Outreach service participants had the opportunity to meet artists in an up close and personal manner and to engage these artists in conversation through question and answer periods.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Marti Abts, Patricia Barrier, Sankesh Prabhakar, Carol Berteotti, Steve Orwoll, Marv Mitchell, Barbara Sorensen, Daniel Drubach, Mary Jo D Briggs, Dennis Brooks, Karuna Ojanen, William Smith
Project Overview
Small Towns/Rural Areas
Project Details
George Kahumoku Jr and Da 'Ukulele Boyz Rural Library Residency
Project Manager
First Name
Steven
Last Name
Schmidt
Organization Name
Cannon Falls Library
Street Address
306 W Mill St
City
Cannon Falls
State
MN
Zip Code
55009
Phone
(507) 263-3826
Email
steve@riversideconcerts.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjellgren Alkire: art faculty Winona State University; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Words Players Theatre; Julie Fakler: Edication Coordinator Paradise Center for the Arts; Larry Gorrell: former dean Saint Mary's University; Connie Nelson: retired music educator; Jane Olive: Mantorville Theatre Company; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Andrea Gaffke: arts administrator; Judy Hickey: Board Children's Dance Theatre; Bill Hoy: playwright, songwriter; David Kassler: musician; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Jon Swanson: curator Minnesota Marine Art Museum; Joan Sween: novelist, columnist, playwright; Gary Tollers: musician.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848