Fiscal Year
CategoryGrant RecipientProjectCityCountyGrant AmountProject Description
2020Country School GrantWinneshiek County ConservationFrankville Stone School - Bell Tower Roof RestorationFrankvilleWinneshiek$5,000.00Winneshiek County Conservation is requesting funds to replace a flat section of roof at the Frankville Stone School. The goal is to prevent the roof from leaking and maintain the structural integrity of the building.
2020Country School GrantClayton County ConservationOsborne Schoolhouse Interpretive PanelsElkaderClayton$1,324.00To educate visitors The Clayton County Conservation Board will install interpretive panels in the exterior and interior of the schoolhouse. The primary use of funds for this project would go towards research, design, print, and to install interpretive signs in the interior and exterior of the Osborne country schoolhouse.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramMuseum of Danish AmericaProcessing the Danish Sisterhood of America Archival CollectionElk HornShelby$45,300.00The Danish Sisterhood of America donated 75 boxes of documentary archival material including club ledgers, charters, and membership records. Due to the size of this national collection and the degree of organizing required, only a fraction of this material has been processed. Material will be rehoused, indexed, arranged, and described, thereby making it accessible to this very active organization, as well as genealogists, historians, and other researchers.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramThe University of Iowa LibrariesDigitization of the Darwin Turner Audio CollectionIowa CityJohnson$27,666.00The University of Iowa Libraries will contract with a vendor to digitize the Darwin Turner Audio Collection containing 450 reel-to-reel (322) and cassette (128) audio recordings. In addition, the Libraries will contract with a second vendor to transcribe this material. The resulting digital objects will be publicly available through the Iowa Digital Library
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramIowa Jewish Historical SocietyIncreasing Access to Oral Histories of the Iowa Jewish Historical Soc - Phase IIWaukeeDallas$21,603.00For 40 years, Iowa’s Jewish community documented its history with audio and video-taped interviews with prominent members of the Jewish community, recordings of important events, episodes of a TV program produced by the Jewish Federation of Greater DM, etc. These tapes provide one-of-a-kind stories about the lives of Jewish Iowans during the 20th century. In Phase II, IJHS will document the contents and create metadata for the 187 already-digitized tapes and will conduct new interviews with members of Iowa’s Jewish community before their stories are lost.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramCarroll County Genealogical SocietyPreserve and Provide Digital Access to the Glidden Graphic NewspaperGliddenCarroll$3,940.00The Carroll County Genealogical Society project for 2019 is to microfilm the Glidden Graphic from July 2012-Dec 2016 and digitize the paper from 1898-2016. The Glidden Graphic would then be available through a searchable website for anyone who wishes to read back issues or is doing genealogical or historical research.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramCorrectionville Public LibraryCorrectionville Newspaper Digitization ProjectCorrectionvilleWoodbury$4,000.00Funds will be used to digitize our microfilm of the editions of Sioux Valley News, Correctionville News and Correctionville Argus. The microfilm editions date from May of 1882 to April of 2000.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramBuena Vista UniversityMicrofilm and Digitize Buena Vista University Alumni PublicationsStorm LakeBuena Vista$2,491.00The Buena Vista University Archives requests funds to microfilm and digitize its alumni publications. In so doing, they will become more discoverable and accessible for our campus community and for users across the State of Iowa and beyond. The primary use of the funds is to enable us to afford to microfilm and digitize our alumni publications by using a vendor to accomplish this task.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramThe University of Iowa Museum of Natural HistoryCritical storage upgrade for the University of Iowa MNH mammal collectionsIowa CityJohnson$17,900.00This project will upgrade the cabinets and drawers housing the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History mammal collections.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramMidwest Lumber Museum dba The Sawmill MuseumConservation of Mural Of 1890s Riverfront and Joyce (Lumber Baron) PortraitClintonClinton$4,750.00The Sawmill Museum requests fund to hire conservator, Sara Wohler, to restore two pieces. The first piece is an oil portrait of Clinton’s lumber baron, WT Joyce. The second piece is a mural depicting Clinton's 1890's riverfront.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramAmana Heritage SocietyRuedy Communal Kitchen Property Cataloging ProjectAmanaIowa$5,000.00This project is to catalog recently-donated artifacts at the Ruedy Communal Kitchen property. The family has donated the artifacts on the property to AHS. Now staff members need to evaluate what to keep and what to catalog and clean those artifacts so they can be moved into collections storage or exhibited. At the conclusion of processing the artifacts, the space itself will be cleaned for the next project phase.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramDubuque Museum of ArtDigitizing Our CollectionsDubuqueDubuque$23,065.00Beginning in 2019, the Dubuque Museum of Art (DuMA) will carry out a three-year project to photograph and digitize nearly 2,500 works of art and upgrade its collections management software to increase public access, encourage scholarship, and foster engagement with its growing collection of American art.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramFremont County Historical SocietyRepair of Museum Building Housing Collection Items and Genealogy Records.SidneyFremont$5,262.00Money will be used for repairs of the Museum to stop water damage on the collection items and genealogy records . The needed repairs are the result of damaging windstorms in the past two years and ice and snow damage from this extreme winter.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramPottawattamie Arts, Culture and EntertainmentConserving and Exhibiting the Sketches of George SimonsCouncil BluffsPottawattamie$33,838.00PACE, jointly with Council Bluffs Public Library, will conserve and exhibit several George Simons sketches of the area in and around Council Bluffs. The works will be shown publicly during the exhibition, and by appointment in either organization’s archive afterwards.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramTiel Sanford Memorial FundCreating a New Exhibit about Northwest Iowa ArchaeologyCherokeeCherokee$13,861.00The current archaeology exhibit is outdated, static, and does not use the space effectively. With the help of grant funding, the Sanford Museum will hire Will Thomson, of Armadillo Arts, to help us design and fabricate a new exhibit on archaeology methods and the prehistoric past of northwest Iowa.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramThe Wallace Centers of IowaWallace House Front Porch RepairsDes MoinesPolk$11,490.00Grant funds will be used for repairs to the front porch of the Wallace House including replacing the faulty flat roof membrane and the porch’s beaded ceiling.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramDubuque County Historical SocietyRestoration and Preservation of the William M. Black’s Hurricane Deck RoofDubuqueDubuque$50,000.00The purpose of this project is to replace the roof membrane on the hurricane deck of the National Historic Landmark dredgeboat William M. Black. Funds will support the materials costs for the project.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramMadison County Historic Preservation CommissionWinterset City Park Historic District NominationWintersetMadison$9,600.00The City of Winterset is partnering with the Madison County Historic Preservation Commission to nominate the Winterset City Park as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramPalmyra TownshipPalmyra Methodist Episcopal Church Assessment, Preservation, and Adaptive ReusePalmyra TownshipWarren$22,400.00Interior repairs are necessary to make the building usable, but before this can be done, heating and cooling systems must be installed. Funding from this project will help support installation of this HVAC system.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramBrucemore, Inc.Mansion Envelope Restoration Project: Phase II South ElevationCedar RapidsLinn$50,000.00Phase II of the Mansion Envelope Restoration Project focuses on the roof and south elevation of the mansion, specifically restoring the window glass and wood, exterior trim, doors, light fixtures, and exterior brick walls.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramTaylor County Historical SocietyStabilization of the Taylor County Round BarnBedfordTaylor$50,000.00Due to age and exposure, the cupola on the barn has shifted, and for fear of the roof failing and collapsing upon occupants, the barn had to be closed to the public. As an emergency measure, the Museum hired an architect, engineer, and contractor to stabilize the cupola. The next step is to pay for contractors and materials to complete a full repair of the roof and any other weakened members of the building.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramPreston's Station Historic DistrictPreston's Station Historic Dist National Register of Historic Places NominationBelle PlaineBenton$2,500.00The project will allow Preston's to hire a historic preservation professional to research and prepare a National Register nomination.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramSteeple SquareSteeple Square Stained Glass Window Restoration and TrainingDubuqueDubuque$31,935.00Steeple Square will launch phase 5 of stained glass window restoration. The project will preserve the historical and cultural significance of 11 additional windows and the integrity of the entire historic structure while providing opportunities for community members and restoration professionals to gain work experience on a historically and culturally significant project.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramBenton County Historical SocietyRe-Roofing of the Vinton Depot and Rail MuseumVintonBenton$42,085.00After years of incremental repairs with different asphalt roofing materials that have led to leaks, causing structural damage to the depot and its displays, this project will assist in the replacement of the existing roof of the Vinton Depot and Rail Museum The replacement roof will be a steel product that will be a design that replicates the look of the original French Tiles.
2020Historical Resource Development ProgramMoravia Historical SocietyRepair and restoration of Wabash Combination DepotMoraviaAppanoose$39,990.00HRDP grant funds will be used to return this structure to its former stately condition, preserve its unique architectural features with vital repairs, and make it an inviting, educational, and entertaining museum of the railroad’s glory days.
2020Artist FellowshipAmenda TateArtist FellowshipDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00Amenda Tate is a visual artist awarded the Artist Fellowship.
2020Artist FellowshipRachel MerrillArtist FellowshipDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00Rachel Merrill is an intermedia artist awarded the Artist Fellowship.
2020Artist FellowshipMatthew KluberArtist FellowshipCedar RapidsLinn$10,000.00Matthew Kluber is a visual artist awarded the Artist Fellowship.
2020Artist FellowshipScott BradleyArtist FellowshipWest BranchCedar$10,000.00Scott Bradley is a theatre artist awarded the Artist Fellowship.
2020Artist FellowshipAngela AltenhofenArtist FellowshipCharitonLucas$10,000.00Angela Altenhofen is a visual artist awarded the Artist Fellowship.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantAmana Heritage SocietyCommunal Kitchen Dining ExperienceAmanaIowa$8,160.00The Communal Kitchen Dining Experience will share Amana's unique communal heritage through the culinary experiences and village life the Amana people maintained for nearly ninety years
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantCentral Gardens of North IowaFiesta in the GardensClear LakeCerro Gordo$4,990.00Fiesta in the Gardens will be an authentic celebration of Latino contributions to the cultural fabric of North Iowa.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantLiving History FarmsHeritage Skills ExpoUrbandalePolk$7,185.00Heritage Skills Expo is a day of immersive experiences with heritage skills historically practiced in Iowa by rural Midwesterners to complete their work, beautify their lives, and pass knowledge from one generation to the next.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantDowntown Events GroupWorld Food and Music FestivalDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00The World Food & Music Festival is a vibrant cultural celebration featuring over 50 unique culinary vendors representing over 25 different cultures or culinary regions, an official United States Naturalization Ceremony, professional cooking demonstrations, interactive cultural education programs and entertainment with international flair.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantHealthy Harvest of North IowaFeeding Sustainable Development in North IowaKanawhaHancock$9,956.00Feeding Sustainable Development in North Iowa will offer three experiential farm to fork events that use Iowa’s agricultural heritage and tradition of agrarian innovations as a key element of sustainable development for North Iowan communities.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantWarren Morrow Latin Music FestivalWarren Morrow Latin Music FestivalDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00The Warren Morrow Latin Music Festival is a all-day, all-ages Latin music festival that commemorates the life of a Latino leader who dedicated his life to our community.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantThe Wallace Centers of IowaPrairie Art Exhibit and FestivalGreenfieldAdair$10,000.00Prairie Art Exhibit and Festival will combine art creation, art classes, educational displays, and speakers to highlight the cultural significance of Iowa's prairies.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantI'll Make Me A World in IowaIowa's African American FestivalDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00The 22nd Annual Iowa African American Festival will highlight African American art, culture, and heritage through performing artists at signature events.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantLa Luz HispanaGran Festival North IowaHamptonFranklin$10,000.00Gran Festival North Iowa will celebrate Latino cultures and bring together diverse people to recognize we all have something to bring to the community regardless of age, race, gender or level of education.
2020Cultural Heritage Project GrantGerman American Heritage CenterThe Immigrant Passport ExperienceDavenportScott$10,000.00The Immigrant Passport Experience will be an interactive exhibit that covers authentic stories of homeland, journey and making a new home in Iowa to provide insights into the immigration experience.
2020Art Project Grant6th Avenue Corridor Urban Neighborhood Main Street Program6th Avenue Corridor Bridge Art ProjectDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00The 6th Avenue Corridor Bridge Art Project will develop and install youth-designed art panels on the 6th Avenue Bridge over the Des Moines River in the 6th Avenue Corridor Urban Neighborhood Main Street District.
2020Capacity Building GrantPublic Space OneOperational SupportIowa CityJohnson$5,000.00Public Space One will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantWest Des Moines Historical SocietyOperational SupportWest Des MoinesPolk$5,000.00West Des Moines Historical Society will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantStory Theater CompanyOperational SupportAmesStory$5,000.00Story Theater Company will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantMuscatine Symphony OrchestraOperational SupportMuscatineMuscatine$5,000.00Muscatine Symphony Orchestra will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantMidCoast Fine ArtsOperational SupportDavenportScott$5,000.00MidCoast Fine Arts will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantMarshall County Arts & Culture AllianceOperational SupportMarshalltownMarshall$5,000.00Marshall County Arts & Culture Alliance will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantKHOI FM Community RadioOperational SupportAmesStory$5,000.00KHOI FM Community Radio will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantIowa Genealogical SocietyOperational SupportDes MoinesPolk$5,000.00Iowa Genealogical Society will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantIowa Alliance for Arts EducationOperational SupportHamptonFranklin$5,000.00Iowa Alliance for Arts Education will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Art Project GrantBCLUW Middle SchoolSongs of ServiceUnionHardin$4,750.00Songs of Service is a Veterans Day songwriting residency that will provide students at the BCLUW Middle School the opportunity to engage with Dr. Monte Selby, a Grammy award-winning songwriter to create songs that reflect on the lives and contributions of local veterans.
2020Art Project GrantBondurant Community FoundationBondurant- Farrar School Bus Barn MuralBondurantPolk$5,000.00The Bus Barn Murals will be a series of murals created by a student design team led by Bondurant-Farrar art teacher, Christian Vandehaar and professional artist, Chris Vance that are installed along the Chichaqua Valley Trail, a major multi-use recreational trail connected to the Central Iowa Trail system in north east Polk County.
2020Art Project GrantCedar River ComplexCommunity Theater CollaborationOsageMitchell$10,000.00Cedar River Complex team up with Cedar Summerstock Theater, an intensive summer-long program for college theatre performance majors, to produce Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Krapek Family Fine Arts Center in Osage.
2020Art Project GrantCedar Valley Chamber Music2019 CVCM Festival Concert Tour of IowaWaterlooBlack Hawk$2,200.00The 2019 Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival will partner with cultural organizations in Dubuque, New Hampton, Grinnell, and Traerto present one full-length chamber music program to area residents.
2020Art Project GrantAmy ChildressBook Arts in the CommunityIowa CityJohnson$6,000.00Book Arts in the Community is an art education experience comprised of a series of workshops and outreach events that will teach kids, and other community members around Iowa City, Solon, North Liberty, Kalona, Coralville, and West Liberty how to make their own paper and how to create their own books and prints using various methods of print making
2020Capacity Building GrantF.A.C.E. of Mahaska CountyOperational SupportOskaloosaMahaska$5,000.00F.A.C.E. of Mahaska County will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantEmmetsburg Main Street Community TheatreOperational SupportEmmetsburgPalo Alto$5,000.00Emmetsburg Main Street Community Theatre will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantDubuque ChoraleOperational SupportDubuqueDubuque$5,000.00Dubuque Chorale will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantDes Moines Young Artists' TheatreOperational SupportDes MoinesPolk$5,000.00Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantDes Moines Vocal Arts EnsembleOperational SupportDes MoinesPolk$5,000.00Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantCorning Opera House Cultural CenterOperational SupportCorningAdams$5,000.00Corning Opera House Cultural Center will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantThe Capitol Theater Foundation of Burlington IowaOperational SupportBurlingtonDes Moines$5,000.00The Capitol Theater Foundation of Burlington Iowa will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020Capacity Building GrantArtHausOperational SupportDecorahWinneshiek$5,000.00ArtHaus will receive funding to support the operating expenses of the organization.
2020School Arts ExperienceTurkey Valley Community SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Pottery WheelsJackson JunctionWinneshiek$1,000.00Turkey Valley Community Schools will purchase two new pottery wheels for the 7- 12 Turkey Valley art program.
2020School Arts ExperienceSanborn Christian SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Display PanelsSanbornO'Brien$977.00Sanborn Christian School will purchase display and exhibit system panels to display artworks during a regular series of student art shows.
2020School Arts ExperienceCentral Community SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Ken BichellElkaderClayton$1,000.00Central Community School will bring in 5-6 guest artists for in school residencies.
2020School Arts ExperienceSumner-Fredericksburg Middle SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - MicrophonesSumnerChickasaw$1,000.00Sumner-Fredericksburg Middle School will purchase two wireless body pack microphones and two head worn microphones to support live performances at the middle school.
2020School Arts ExperienceSt. Rose of Lima Catholic SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Chad ElliotSioux CityCrawford$1,000.00St. Rose of Lima Catholic School will be bringing in Iowa musician Chris Elliot for several workshops with students and an all school concert.
2020School Arts ExperienceWest Liberty High SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - DrumsWest LibertyMuscatine$909.00West Liberty High School will purchase additional drums for their drumline.
2020School Arts ExperienceSheldon Community High SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Clay Slab RollerSheldonO'Brien$739.00Sheldon Community High School will purchase a slab roller for their visual arts classroom.
2020School Arts ExperienceSacred Heart School - MonticelloField Trip to Arts Event - Heritage CenterMonticelloJones$766.00Sacred Heart School in Monticello will attend a performance of Dorothy in Oz at the Heritage Center in Dubuque.
2020School Arts ExperiencePhillips Elementary SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - ukulelesDes MoinesPolk$923.00Phillips Elementary School in Des Moines will purchase a set of ukuleles for 2-5 grade students.
2020School Arts ExperienceFredericksburg Elementary SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Art SuppliesSumnerBremer$979.00Fredericksburg Elementary School will purchase a light box and numerous other supplies for their visual arts classroom.
2020School Arts ExperienceChildren's Square USAField Trip to Arts Event - Rose TheatreCouncil BluffsPottawattamie$930.00Children's Square USA will take two field trips to The Rose Theatre in Omaha to see The Diary of Anne Frank at the Rose Theatre and Ella Enchanted.
2020School Arts ExperienceCarroll High SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Nebraska Shakespeare WorkshopsCarrollCarroll$1,000.00Carroll High School will bring in the Nebraska Shakespeare Workshop for a in school performance of Othello followed by three workshops with the students.
2020School Arts ExperienceDurant Elementary SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Clay SuppliesDurantCedar$900.00Durant Elementary School will purchase several pieces of equipment to help support learning in their K-6 visual arts classroom.
2020School Arts ExperienceBellevue Elementary SchoolField Trip to Arts Event - Heritage CenterBellevueJackson$400.00Bellevue Elementary School will attend ScienceSplosion with Mark Nizer at the Heritage Center in Dubuque.
2020School Arts ExperienceDavenport Central High SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Jonathan Sharp and ISU Percussion GroupDavenportScott$450.00Davenport Central High School will bring in Dr. Jonathan Sharp and the Iowa State Percussion Group for a full length in school performance.
2020School Arts ExperienceSacred Heart School - MaquoketaField Trip to Arts Event - Symphony OrchestraOelweinJackson$300.00Sacred Heart School in Maquoketa received support to attend a Quad City Symphony Orchestra concert in Davenport and a Dubuque Symphony Orchestra concert in Dubuque.
2020School Arts ExperiencePostville Jr/Sr High SchoolField Trip to Arts Event - Iowa State Thespian FestivalPostvilleAllamakee$1,000.00Postville Jr/Sr High School received support for students to attend the Iowa State Thespian Festival.
2020School Arts ExperienceMonroe Elementary SchoolField Trip to Arts Event - The Snowy Day and Other Erza Jack Keats StoriesDes MoinesPolk$300.00Monroe Elementary School will receive funding to attend a performance of The Snowy Day and Other Erza Jack Keats Stories at the Des Moines Civic Center.
2020School Arts ExperienceMarion High SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - iPad ProMarionLinn$928.00Marion High School will purchase an iPad Pro to help support their advance graphics course.
2020School Arts ExperienceHoly Trinity Catholic SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - ChromebookDes MoinesPolk$1,000.00Holy Trinity Catholic School will purchase three Chromebooks for their visual arts classroom.
2020School Arts ExperienceJohnson STEAM Academy Magnet SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Harmony School of MusicCedar RapidsLinn$1,000.00Johnson STEAM Academy Magnet School received support to partner with the Harmony School of Music in creating Harmony Strings, a violin instruction program for at-risk students grades 3-5.
2020School Arts ExperienceGrundy Center Elementary SchoolIn-School Art Activity - Mike CuratoGrundy CenterGrundy$1,000.00Grundy Center Elementary School will bring in author Mike Curato for an in school residency with students.
2020School Arts ExperienceGehlen Catholic School Of Le Mars IncArt Equipment Purchase - Snare DrumLe MarsPlymouth$1,000.00Gehlen Catholic School will purchase a snare drum for their percussion program.
2020School Arts ExperienceDrexler Middle/Intermediate SchoolField Trip to Arts Event - ScienceSplosion with Mark NizerFarleyDubuque$1,000.00Drexler Middle/Intermediate School received support to attend ScienceSplosion with Mark Nizer at the Heritage Center in Dubuque.
2020School Arts ExperienceCreston High SchoolArt Equipment Purchase - Raku KilnCrestonUnion$1,000.00Creston High School will purchase a Raku kiln for their visual arts classroom.
2020Art Project GrantCity VoicesPart 2 2019 Summer Music AcademyDes MoinesPolk$4,375.00The 2019 Summer Music Academy, Session 2 will feature voice and guitar lessons focused on student interest areas including theory, a cappella, music production and hiphop.
2020Art Project GrantClayton County Conservation BoardNature All Around Us Mural ProjectElkaderClayton$7,993.00Nature All Around Us Mural Project will utilize local artists to incorporate three permanent murals in new interpretive exhibits in Clayton County Conservation's Osborne Nature Center.
2020Art Project GrantNancy CobbThe Suffragist-The MusicalHiawathaJohnson$10,000.00The Suffragist-The Musical will be created by Nancy Hill Cobb, composer, and Cavan Hallman, playwright, and premiered to commemorate the centennial of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment.
2020Art Project GrantCommunity Support AdvocatesThe Momentum Artrepreneur SeriesDes MoinesPolk$10,000.00The Momentum Artrepreneur Series is an educational workshop series providing opportunities for artists of all abilities access to mentorship and practical training to move their art practice to a self-sustaining business.
2020Art Project GrantMichael ConradFertile Soil Project: Iowa-Inspired Original JazzCedar FallsBlack Hawk$6,007.00The Fertile Soil Project will celebrate Iowa with new music inspired by unique aspects of the state, written by an award-winning Iowa composer, and performed by Iowa's top jazz musicians.
2020Art Project GrantCoralville Center for the Performing ArtsBeyond Barriers - Performances for Every ChildCoralvilleLinn$10,000.00The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts will expand the youth program to include students-only performances for summer Coralville SPARK camp students, free tickets to Young Footliters performances, and the addition of a student-and-school professional touring performance in Spring 2020.
2020Art Project GrantCreston:ArtsUpdate Uptown Permanent Street QuiltCrestonUnion$10,000.00The Permanent Street Quilt will be the centerpiece art installation of the Update Uptown, free public events that include presentations, survey devices, demonstrations and activities that encourage people to imagine how we can transform Uptown into a vibrant place that welcomes residents, businesses and visitors.
2020Art Project GrantDes Moines Social ClubColor Codes: Graffiti Writing ExhibitionDes MoinesPolk$5,000.00Color Codes is a live graffiti writing exhibition that features work from artists from across the country, offers visitors the chance to view the live creation of outdoor artwork, and provides youth the opportunity to learn graffiti writing at educational workshops and handson activities.
2020Art Project GrantEarlham Chicks with ChecksLevitt AMP Earlham Music SeriesEarlhamMadison$10,000.00Levitt AMP Earlham Music Series is a series of outdoor concerts focused on building community through the power of free, live music.
2020Art Project GrantEd EastInti-Illimani Collection for BandsWaterlooBlack Hawk$10,000.00Inti-Illimani Collection for Bands will be a collection of four arrangements for middle school and high school band, based on compositions by Chilean group Inti-Illimani, a world-renowned, iconic ensemble which has successfully blended Latin American folk music with classical music for over 50 years.
2020Art Project GrantNathan EmersonThat Thing, That Sound Post-ProductionDes MoinesPolk$2,000.00That Thing, That Sound will be a film that shows the importance of carrying on the tradition of steel guitar, while pushing towards the future that will inspire the next generation of players.