SEMAC hands out grants

Over $300,000 given to 52 agencies.

Posted: Nov 28, 2017 10:44 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) has given out $311,525 in grants to support the arts.

A total of 52 grants have been distributed throughout 11 counties for programs involving arts and cultural heritage, school residencies, and general operating support. The money comes from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Grants were awarded to each of the following organizations, listed by county:

Dodge County
• City of Dodge Center Economic Development Authority received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for 2018 June Bloom Event.


Fillmore County
• Chatfield Brass Band received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for 2018 Music in the Park Summer Concert Series.
• Chatfield Center for the Arts received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for Production Support 2018.
• Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for 2018 Stringwood Chamber Music Festival.
• Lanesboro Arts Center received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Performing Artist Engagement Program.
• Lanesboro Barn Dance received a $2,470 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for 2018 Lanesboro Barn Dance Series.
• Northland Words received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Roguish Peasant Slave: Original Shakespeare-inspired Music and Play.
• Rushford-Peterson High School received a $3,000 School Residency grant for Two-day Workshop and Concert with Professional Jazz Musicians.

Goodhue County
• Red Wing Art Association received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Main Street.
• Zumbrota Area Arts Council received a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for Administrative Expenses.

Houston County
• Chamber Music Live received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Apollo Musical Festival 2018.
• Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for May 2018 Bluegrass Music Festival.

Mower County
• Austin Area Commission for the Arts received a $5,500 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Kids Visual Arts Education 2018.
• Austin Community Band received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Summer Concerts in the Park.
• Austin Symphony Orchestra received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Sarah Chang - Violin Virtuoso.
• City of Adams received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for 150th Anniversary Musical Celebration.
• Matchbox Children's Theatre received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

Olmsted County
• Children's Dance Theatre received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Production of Cinderella.
• Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester received a $9,700 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Choir Country - Works by Minnesota Composers.
• City of Rochester Music Department received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for 2018 World Music Mini-Residencies.
• Riverside Central Elementary School received a $3,000 School Residency grant for A Mural by the Community, for the Community.
• Rochester Chamber Music Society received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Three 2018 Concerts.
• Rochester Dance Company received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Spring Show - Coppelia.
• Rochester International Film Group received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for 23rd Annual Rochester International Film Festival.
• Rochester Male Chorus received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Spring Concert - 100 Male Voices, and a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for Staffing & Salaries.
• Rochester Music Guild received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for 54th Annual Scholarship Competition.
• Rochester Repertory Theatre Company received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Royalties and Script Rentals for 2018.
• Rochester Symphony Orchestra & Chorale received a $9,560 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Concert for Area 4th Grade Students.
• Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association received a $2,165 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Fiddle Workshop with Zack Kline.
• Southeastern Minnesota Youth Orchestras received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Concerto Competition and Performance 2018, and a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for Staffing & Salaries.

Rice County
• Ameriikan Poijat Finnish Brass Band received a $9,135 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Revival of Village Brass Band Music.
• Bridge Chamber Music Festival received a $5,850 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Chamber Music Festival 2018.
• Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra received a $5,475 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Latin Inspirations Concert.
• City of Northfield Arts & Culture Commission received a $270 Arts Management Training grant for Arts Lab Minnesota Peer Learning Community.
• Northfield Healthy Community Initiative received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Our Voice.
• Paradise Center for the Arts received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Children's Theatre Season.
• Save the Northfield Depot received a $4,400 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Public Sculpture Garden Repair and Installation.

Steele County
• Cultural Diversity Network of Owatonna received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for CulturFest 2018 - Our 20th Anniversary.
• Owatonna Arts Council received a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for Staffing & Salaries.

Wabasha County
• City of Plainview Public Library received a $3,000 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for Six Appeal Rural Library Residency.

Winona County
• Bluff Country Studio Art Tour received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Studio Art Tour 2018.
• Winona State University College of Education received a $3,000 Presenter/Production Assistance grant for Young Writers Conference (YWC).
• Great River Shakespeare Festival received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Concerts on the Green 2018 Season.
• Frozen River Film Festival received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Festival Marketing Assistance.
• Minnesota Marine Art Museum received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Water Portraits by Contemporary Artist Mary Solberg.
• Mid West Music Fest received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for Festival Production Assistance.
• Saint Charles Elementary School received a $3,000 School Residency grant for Drawing Deepens Our Understanding of the World Around Us.
• Theatre du Mississippi received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for 2018 Productions.
• Winona Symphony Orchestra received a $10,000 Arts & Cultural Heritage grant for 2018 Children's Concert for 3rd and 4th Graders, and a $4,000 General Operating Support grant for Staffing & Salaries.

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