The staff of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota request funding to support staff training in the area of fine arts in order to increase the quality and quantity of fine arts programming in preparation for the annual Fine Arts Exhibit and Contes
The organization submitted this application originally as a project grant and board members wanted it moved to this Arist in Residency grant round. Complete application upload in signature page upload.
Students, school employees, and members of the community will learn how a book is developed from its inception to the published product and the techniques of the writing process through the storytelling and artistry of award winning author, Cynthia Lord.
We would like to bring Mary Dank to Clearview Elementary School to hold a two week residency in Reader’s Theater for the first and second grade students. Mary’s extensive background in literacy for children especially qualifies her to conduct this residen
The venerable music and dance traditions of Central Java will come alive in the Indonesian Music and Dance Residency, which will provide a deeper understanding of one of the world’s great cultures. Master musician and educator Joko Sutrisno will provide i
Greg Olson, CEO, writer, story teller, and main presenter, will work with students kindergarten through fourth grade. They will learn, through the use of live animals, the appropriate way to tell a story. Students will also learn that storytelling is used
This proposal is for a collaborative project between Zoran Mojsilov, Delano School Middle School and numerous Delano organizations to create a sculpture as a tribute to the Delano Community, past and present. Zoran will work with the 7th grade classes thr
Foley Intermediate School would like to bring in professional dancer and teaching artist, Christopher Yaeger, to help our teachers embed social dance skills into their curriculum and to provide a great Family Dance Night for our fifth grade students. Chri
Madison Elementary School, in partnership with St. John’s Arboretum and Steve Fines, desires to provide the fifth grade students with a new perspective on the importance and relevance of math, science and language arts. We will do this by creating a progr
Joe Becker will discuss his work and introduce science and arts students to his unique style of glass sculpting. Joe provides a quality arts experience to all those involved in the residency and has the ability to work with at risk youth. After the initia
Christopher D. Lutter-Gardella of Puppet Farm Arts will conduct a one-week residency with Kindergarten children on puppetry. The children will be involved in constructing large scale puppets with the week concluding with a works in progress presentation t
This will be an after school mixed age and ability Art Club. Under the guidance of two local artists we will research a demolished past Public Art project, namely the "Grain Elevator Mural." We will then design a Public Art mural for the Community Educati
Buffalo Community Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Performing Arts Center of Buffalo High School. Following the travel theme of earlier 2010-11 concerts ("To Transylvania and Beyond," "Destination: North Pole
Kiss Me Kate will be produced and performed at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center in July 2011 using all-amateur, local talent onstage, behind the scenes, organizationally, and in the orchestra pit.
Buffalo Community Theater will produce the farce "Noises Off" by Michael Frayn in October 2011 at the Discovery School Auditorium in Buffalo, Minnesota with actors, technicians and artists from Buffalo and the surrounding communities.
Command Performance Choirs is planning a series of elementary school concerts for schools in the Sherburne and Wright county areas, scheduled for the week of March 21, 2011. We are performing at Pinewood Elementary in Monticello, and Twin Lakes Elementar
The FY 11 Exhibition program includes 10 artist exhibitions in our gallery for approximately 130 local artists, one student exhibition for 60 students from 20 local schools, and a gift shop which also sells only artist made work. The student exhibition in
Elk River Community Theater, in collaboration with ISD 728, the Elk River School District, will present a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera. Phantom of the Opera is a full-length musical theater production combining elements of thea
Our community theatre will present its 20th summer production with the 6th show in the Nunsense series - a musical comedy from those wacky, well-loved nuns as they present a Las Vegas style show. This will be GNTC's 4th Nunsense production. Our previous 3
Great River Chorale (Mary Kay Geston, director) will present a spring choral concert entitled "Where Music Dwells" on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in St. Cloud, Minnesota to celebrate their Tenth Anniversary season. Approxim
GREAT Theatre requests a project grant in the amount of $6,000 to produce and perform the hit Broadway musical The Wiz! utilizing a culturally and racially diverse cast of community actors. "The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is a mus
The City of Hanover would like to create its VERY FIRST public art project. We are a small rural city on the western fringes of the metropolitan area located within Wright County. The population in 2010 is 2,938 residents. The City recently initiated deve
Last summer the Paramount introduced a new series devoted to showcasing talent that exists either right in our own community or has grown out of it. It was called the Local Roots Series and it was a great success. We are doing this series again, this time
The Paramount Theater, with this project, is offering three "firsts" to the public. We are 1) working with St. Mary's Cathedral, our neighbor one block away, to bring a unique concert to the community, 2) we are incorporating the Local Roots Series forma