Funding for the 2010 Summer Performance Series, featuring Minnesota Sinfonia, a Shakespeare Festival, the Dakota Valley Summer Pops Orchestra and Chorale, Sumunar Indonesian Gamelan and Dance Ensemble, Voice of the Culture Drum and Dance and the Bill Evan
Funding for the 18th annual Eagan Art Festival, a free two-day outdoor festival featuring a broad range of entertainment and arts activities for all ages. The festival will take place at the Eagan Community Center in June 2012.
Funding for two concerts in their 2010-2011 Season. The fall concert will be in collaboration with the Hopkins High School Chamber Choir and take place at St. Olaf Catholic Church in November 2010. The spring concert will take place at Temple Israel in Up
Funding for Remembering with Dignity, a visual arts project involving artists with developmental disabilities and featuring studio sessions and field trips. The project will culminate in an exhibition at Newell Park in St. Paul in May 2012.
Focusing on a theme of Making Art Together Builds Community, all students at Farmington Elementary will work with one of four artists using the European and American folk song and dance, Ghaian drumming, West African dance, and puppetry.
Funding for 2011 Family Fun Tuesdays, a program of 13 weekly interactive performances and workshops for pre-school and school-age children, parents, grandparents and caregivers at the Art Park during summer 2011.
Return to Honor, sensitizes communities to the challenges faced by military personnel returning from combat. The play will be performed throughout Minnesota nineteen times, hosted by our partner libraries.
The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo will tour with recitals of new music for oboe/bass duo to Owatonna, Grand Rapids, and Duluth; and with Pages of Music with Rolf and Carrie educational programs to 32 communities served by the Great River Regional Library system.
Funding for Art Fete, a juried visual arts exhibition featuring a free opening reception and awards ceremony. The exhibition will be shown at the Burnsville Performing Art Center Gallery from March through April 2011.
Funding for three performances at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center: a concert featuring pianist Roberto Plano, a Baroque concert, and the fourth annual Young Artists Competition. Performances will take place between January and May 2011.
Funding for Art... Be A Part!, an arts program for all ages featuring weekly hands-on art activities at Dakota Woodlands Women’s Shelter, two art activity tents at the annual Eagan Art Festival, and smaller workshops for teens and intergenerational audien
Funding for two performances of the St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach featuring 50 additional musicians to the chamber choir and orchestra. The concerts will take place at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Plymouth in March 2011.
Funding for the Rosemount Bluegrass and Americana Festival, a three-day free festival in conjunction with the city’s Leprechaun Days celebration. The festival will take place at Rosemount’s Central Park in July 2011.
Funding for Step into Summer, a series of dance clinics that will run for four weeks on Wednesday evenings in July. Clinics will take place at the South St. Paul Central Square Community Center Amphitheater and will culminate in a community dance for the
Minnesota’s Legacy Amendment raises revenue for Clean Water, Outdoor Heritage, Parks and Trails, and Arts and Cultural Heritage. Libraries are beneficiaries of a portion of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Funding.
The Lakeville Area Arts Festival (LAAF) is proud to host approximately 60 exhibitors September 18-19, 2010, in a small but premium art festival located in downtown Lakeville, MN. It is the intention to maintain a quality event for viewing and purchasing exceptional artwork, encouraging communication with artists, and learning about the creative process. LAAF promotes artistry in many forms and mediums to include visual, performing, and literary artisans.