Blue Earth County Historical Society added of 126 microfilm reels of the local newspapers: The Free Press, Lake Crystal Tribune, Lake Region Times, Maple River Messenger and The Land magazine. These additions complete the collection with what is currently available through the Minnesota Historical Society's microfilm lab.
The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant allowed the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato to acquire 17 new manuscript collections and fill in gaps for 3 additional collections.
The primary mission of the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to support the curriculum of the University, with the secondary mission being to serve as a regional information center for the residents of southern Minnesota. The Legacy grant made possible the acquisition of Minnesota focused microfilm that will have an enduring value to both the campus and the region.
The grant allowed the Cokato Historical Society to hire a vendor to scan 817 8x10 glass plate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Photographic Studio's negative collection, housed at the Cokato Museum. The total size of the Akerlund Negative Collection is 14,017 images. Of that amount, 11,552 are of the rare and fragile glass plate negative variety.
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.
To support and assist central Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by providing them with opportunities to work one-on-one with a professional artist over a one or two year time frame to advance their skills as an artist.
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
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
To create a new work for concert bands and have it performed by 29 bands. To serve as visiting composer for several of the ensembles as they prepare and perform his music and network with band directors.
To provide financial assistance to schools nonprofit organizations and units of government to expose students of all ages to a unique arts experience that ties in to a lesson plan curriculum or a process that builds community.
To provide support for activities directly involved in the creation performance publication or exhibition of art or to host arts events by contracting for the services of another organization or individual to provide arts programming to the applicant orga