BeaconArts Member Meet Up Minutes 6/28/17

BeaconArts Member Meet Up Minutes

Wed June 28, 2017 7:00 pm
Telephone Building, 291 Main St


Introduction- Aaron Verdile, Kelly Ellenwood

Review of current membership numbers

Budget Approval

Fiscal year April 1, 2017- March 31, 2018

State and government grants
Membership income
Fundraising events
Fiscal sponsor management fees
Contributions to Windows on Main
Corporations and individuals

Consultants/ Professional fees
Office supplies
Representation expenses
fundraising expenses
seed project support
Bank fees
rent- office/mailbox
Project Expenses (WOMS)
2nd Sat Live

Motion to approve budget- Approved

Possible event to celebrate BeaconArts’ 15th year- tbd


Keys to the City
8 pianos so far- looking for artists to paint pianos
Fall 2017- installing pianos in public spaces for people, esp children, to play and interact with
Promoting access to the arts and music education for all citizens

Beacon Independent Film Fest– Terry
Finalized film lineup for Sept event- lots of Beacon representation
location of all screenings is University Settlement Camp
’32 Pills’ panel about documentaries, will show clips from film (which will be shown at Woodstock Film Fest)
Made films with kids- to be shown on Sunday- community day
Tickets going on sale in next few weeks
volunteers needed- email

Beacon 3D
All public sculptures have been installed, including city acquisition of Lori Merhige’s sculpture down by City Hall
Opening party to be announced

BAEF- Calico Ball
raised $16,000- funds go to Beacon school district

Beacon Open Studios
April 28-29 are dates for 2018
additional events in works; see calendar on BOS site for info

Windows on Main St– Pam Dailey
BeaconArts is taking over the longtime project this year
proposals due Jul 8
preregistration by June 30
artists propose installation and work with WOMS to select storefronts
businesses can register to express interest in hosting artists- questionnaire for preferences/rules

Beacon & Beyond
BeaconArts at Rhinebeck Bank– opportunity for artists to display work- info distributed

Poughkeepsie Farm Project
Art on the Farm

Towne Crier event- Susan

Lending Library project- Alan

Center for Creative Education Flash Mob event July 2- Donna Mikkelsen