WICHITA DIVISION OF ARTS & CULTURAL SERVICES
Arts and culture are essential to vital, healthy urban communities. Wichita has a $66.2 million arts and culture industry that creates 2,006 jobs and generates $6.5 million in local and state government revenue. The Division of Arts and Cultural Services manages the day-to-day operations of Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, CityArts, the Mid-America All-Indian Center and Wichitaâ€™s Old Cowtown Museum.
While the division’s work is on a local level, its strategic and long range planning draws on information gathered from the national arts and cultural landscape. The Division of Arts & Cultural Services’ connection to organizations on a national level has also given local and regional arts groups opportunities to speak with and attend presentations by noted professionals in the field. The Division of Arts & Cultural Services offers a variety of programming and opportunities that are unique to each of its facilities. These programs are offered for free or priced at such a way to make them available to all citizens.
In addition to operating these four arts and cultural facilities, the Division of Arts & Cultural Services is responsible for: • Citywide Community Events • Implementation of the Cultural Plan • Oversight of the Cultural Tourism Plan • Staff support, assistance and meeting space to these groups that have an advisory connection to the City: - The Arts Council and its Cultural Funding Subcommittee - Art Advisory Board - Design Council - Boards of Trustees of Cowtown and the Mid-America All-Indian Center
Division Goals: 1. Ensure that citizens receive a positive return on their quality of life investments. 2. Enhance citizen involvement through community events. 3. Satisfy citizens with valuable quality of life activities.
Cultural Arts Plan
The Cultural Funding Committee is comprised of 11 members. Seven members are appointed by members of City Council and four members are appointed by the Arts Council. The chair of the committee is appointed by the Arts Council. The Cultural Funding program is open to any local not-for-profit which serves the citizens of Wichita and has a 501 c(3) designation and that are not organizations defined in the Cultural Arts
Plan as arts and cultural organizations with operations and activities owned or operated by the City of Wichita. Once the review process is completed, recommendations are given to the City Council and approved as part of the annual budget process. The Cultural Funding Committee allocated $385,682 to 22 Arts and Cultural organizations through the Cultural Funding Committee review
process, which is a competitive grant review process. The Cultural Funding program offers local non-profits the opportunity to apply for operational funding. In 2015, three organizations were granted $5,000 for Developing Arts, which is given to small organizations (annual operating budgets of $50,000 or less) for technical assistance. Six individual artists were granted $4,800 as part of the Artist Access grants. These grants are awarded to local artists for professional development.
Division Revenues & Expenses In 2015, Division revenues increased, totaling $2.5 million, up from $2.4 million in 2014. The Divisionâ€™s expenditures have remained fairly steady since 2012. From 2014 to 2015 expenditures increased from $8.3 million to $8.5 million. Expenditures include public works that provides support for all Division facilities. For 2016, the Division will work towards increasing revenue while decreasing expenditures.
Community Events In 2015, the total number of community events dropped slightly from 165 to 154. This drop can be attributed to Community Event Task Force efforts to alleviate the strain of multiple street closures per year on residents who live in event areas. Even with the slight decrease in the number of community events, overall attendance at events continues to rise, reaching over 900,000 people in 2015. Additionally, Wichita continues to see With an increase in attendance to community events, new community events including the Grub and Groove the Division strives to make the application process as Festival in late August, which attracted approximately streamline as possible for event promoters as well as the citizens of Wichita. The Division is continuing to work with 4,000 people. event promoters to ensure the process flows smoothly for all those involved.
Community events are an increasingly important responsibility of the Division. Providing oversight of the community event application process, the Division is responsible for managing contracts and events for the Farm & Art Market, Old Town Plaza, Old Town parking lots, Kennedy Plaza and NOMAR.
Supported by Division staff, the Design Council was created to advise the Wichita City Council and the City Manager on aesthetic issues related to capital and public improvement projects. The Design Council is a 15 member board consisting of design professionals representing the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, graphic design as well as artists and community members. Board members are appointed by the Wichita City Council and City Manager. Its primary goal is to
guarantee that the citizens of Wichita receive the highest level of design quality possible in the built environment within the limits of bureaucracy, budget and time. Through its review process, the Design Council encourages consultants and designers to find innovative, cost-effective solutions to create memorable public spaces and to set higher design standards by integrating art into building projects. The group reviews all public projects in the early stages of development that have an aesthetic impact or public art component.
2016 Goals •
• Review and update the Design Guidelines for City projects.
Update the Capital Improvement Project (CIP) review process to identify • projects for aesthetic consideration and define the criteria, use of consultants and review • proposed budgets for those projects identified as needing aesthetic consideration.
Educate the community about higher aesthetic design standard through the design evaluation process. Prioritize appropriate projects with adequate budget(s). Encourage and direct public and private participation in City projects that will enhance the built environment.
Promote maintenance and conservation of the City’s aesthetic resources.
Communicate goals with the general public through participation in Division of Arts and Cultural Service’s community forums and lectures.
Design Council Ken Bengston Jeff Best Nancy Boewe Tyler Cooper Melissa Gregory Josh Hermann Jeff Lackey Dustin Marsh Patricia McDonnell Phil Meyer Dan Rouser Stan Shelden Dennis Smith
The Design Council reviewed and made recommendions for the art project along the Redbud Trail in 2015. The Redbud Trail runs along the Northeast side of town, by the Wichita State University Campus and stretches all the way to Andover. At three locations, artists constructed plazas dedicated to the surrounding neighborhoods and to African American history in Wichita.
Convention and Performing Arts Assessment Originally opened in 1969, Century II serves as Wichita’s primary convention facility. A major expansion in 1986, Bob Brown Expo Hall, and the addition of the Hyatt in 1997 were two important infrastructure improvement milestones. Surveys of existing and past users of the facility consistently report high satisfaction with service quality, but cite a number of critical deficiencies pertaining to functionality, event logistics, space levels and apportionment, aesthetics and marketability to exhibitors and attendees.
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In today’s industry environment, CII works as a local event facility, but it does not compete well in the national marketplace. Wichita continues to fall behind its competition in terms of product and convention destination attractiveness due to limited public sector investment in recent decades.
Analysis has been underway the past couple years to assess key market, program, concept/design, cost/benefit, and returnon-investment issues associated with potential investment in Wichita’s performing arts and convention center product.
TBID BOARD MEMBERS
TBID (Tourism Business Improvement District) During 2015, TBID generated more than expected with a total of $2.47 million in revenues. These revenues are being used during 2016 to fund leisure and group marketing efforts. Additional funds received in 2015 will be used during 2016 for increased Leisure Summer and Holiday Campaign efforts, to hire a Marketing Strategic Analyst and to hire research companies, Adara and Arrivalist. In 2016, is it predicted that TBID will generate $2.7 million in revenues. Approximately, $1.4 million of revenues will be used towards leisure efforts that will focus on increasing
visits to Wichita during the summer and holiday months. It is anticipated that leisure marketing efforts will increase hotel occupancy in Wichita by approximately 32,000 room nights. The leisure marketing campaign will be targeted to areas within a three hour drive of Wichita, including Kansas City, MO, areas of Kansas and Oklahoma. Group efforts will focus on attracting and identifying convention and/or trade shows that would host an event in Wichita. Approximately $800,000 of the total 2016 TBID budget will be spent on group marketing efforts, with a goal of increasing occupancy levels by an additional 16,000 room nights
above and beyond the increase expected from the leisure marketing efforts. Until a time that the TBID is dissolved, the Division will continue to act in an assistance role to the Board. Specifically, the Division will assist the Board in developing goals and performance measures to be evaluated by the Board, City Manager and City Council in December of each year.
Mike Aaron Scott Ragatz Will Harrington Kevin Kretsch Jim Faith Cathy Erickson Michelle Ruffin-Stein
The year-end evaluation will also examine the performance of vendors and service providers furnishing goods and services within the District.
The ensuing mission of Century II is to provide an economic benefit to Wichita through its use as a performing arts and convention center. Now in its 48th year of operation, the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center remains an integral part of Wichita. The facility boasts almost 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, meeting rooms, 2,200-seat Concert Hall, 650-seat Mary Jane Teall Theater and 4,800-seat Convention Hall.
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It houses the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Music Theatre Wichita, Wichita Grand Opera and Music Theatre for Young People as tenants of the facility. The organizations utilize Century IIâ€™s various spaces for their season productions and their business offices. Since 2002, Theatre League out of Kansas City has brought its touring series to Century II each season (Broadway in Wichita).
The Century II building is unique in the performing arts and convention center market due to its size and its round shape. Both of these aspects, while unique, limit Century IIâ€™s operational value. Based on information released in the CSL convention assessment, Century II lacks the necessary convention space to compete with convention space in nearby markets such as Oklahoma City, Kansas City and Omaha. Additionally, the performing arts assessment conducted by the AMS and FDA team shows a need for more flexible space and less need for small theaters such as Mary Jane Teall, since similar venues are available for rent throughout the city. Both the convention and performing arts assessments focus on Century II, since it currently acts as the primary space in Wichita for both, performing arts and convention events.
2015 Highlights Worked with Theater League to attract new shows to Wichita, such as Book of Mormon.
More than 55,000 people attended five musicals that were included in Music Theatre Wichita’s (MTW) 2015 season.
Included in the MTW season were “Big Fish” and “Billy Elliott.”
The Wichita Symphony Orchestra presented innovative programming for all ages with two family friendly shows. One of the shows was “Lemony Snicket: The Composer is Dead” a comedy show in parternship with MTW’s Wayne Bryan.
2016 Goals · Maintain current bookings and continue to work with Visit Wichita.
· Complete the RFP process for new concert pianos to enhance the quality of performances.
· The success of marketing and promotion will be evaluated based on the number of new shows booked and the size of shows compared to previous years.
· Purchase and install new ticketing software for WichitaTIX, train all staff on capabilities and begin transitioning all tenants to new user friendly ticketing software.
· Return to 2012 levels, with at least 29 conventions and attendance numbers over 40,000.
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· Continue to update and consolidate all policies and procedures for Century II.
· Begin process of educating the public and elected officials on the future of Century II.
Revenues & Expenses $100,000 increase in revenues. $100,000 decrease in expenses.
Decrease in number of events due to booking larger events instead of a large number of smaller events.
Expenditures include public works and operations.
Number of Events
Mission Statement: To advance and promote arts and culture in the Wichita community through advocacy, leadership, education and collaboration. Goals Leadership – Provide leadership to advance the arts in Wichita. Public Value – Create & communicate public value of the arts in Wichita. Education – Ensure every Wichitian has the opportunity for access to arts. Partnerships – Advance the arts through collaborations and partnerships.
2015 Highlights Arts Council
· Recommended City Council funding allocations ($400,750) for 23 community arts groups, 5 individual artists and 3 developing arts organizations.
· Gave 10 $100 cash awards to student artists at Scholastics Art Exhibit.
· Launched IMAH (I Make Art Happen) advocacy campaign.
· Funded youth and adult scholarships for art classes at CityArts.
· Advocated for state funding of arts. · Completed 7th Sculpture WalkAbout in downtown Wichita.
· Awarded seven Artist Grants. · Collaborated with the Wichita Symphony, Tallgrass Film Festival, Harvester Arts, North End Urban Arts, Robert Bubp, Wichita Festivals, Inc., Opera Kansas.
· Hosted 46th Annual Art Awards ceremony and After Dark Performances.
· Hosted Final Fridays at CityArts. · Launched a new website and collaborated with other organizations to plan community arts calendar. · Partnered with Wichita Community Foundation for ArtDOG. · Partnered with CityArts for the Xtravaganza.
Arts Council 2016 Officers: Arlen Hamilton, President Miah Schneider, Vice President Sharon Fearey, Secretary Sara Guzman, Treasurer Jason Hamlin, Assistant Treasurer Martha Linsner, Chair-Development Joe Miller, Chair-Cultural Funding Rodney Miller, Chair-Education Jessica St. Clair-Stong, Chair-Advocacy/ Community/Events Jaimie Zellner, Chair-Marketing Jeremy Alessi Shannon Boone Tyler Cooper Nicole Dibben Jack Silvers Annette Graham Stephen Eaves
Lavonta Williams, Mary Jobe Wichita Vice Mayor Patricia McDonnell Bryan Frye Wichita City Council
Knight Grant the grant, the Arts Council hopes to generate a higher level of interest in the communityâ€™s art and culture, increase the quantity and quality of art events and venues, and increase the variety of programs and exhibits available to Wichita residents and visitors.
The Arts Council is excited to help Wichita continue to build a strong and vibrant art culture economy that attracts more innovators to the city and improves current residentsâ€™ quality of life.
The Arts Council is pleased to announce that the Knight Foundation Fund at the Wichita Community Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to kick start a volunteer-driven group geared towards protecting and advancing the communityâ€™s quality of life. Through
Education CityArts’ mission is to provide enriching educational and artistic opportunities to community members. Classes are designed to be educational and unique; and they provide students with the opportunity to engage in processes or projects with which they otherwise would not have any exposure.
CityArts currently offers full day field trips to children ages 5-9. Those field trips consist of four different classes plus a tour of the facility. The classes are designed to meet state and national educational standards. The program is called ArtReach; we also take the program to schools who can’t come to CityArts.
CityArts also offers youth and “tween” classes to children ages 6-12 and older children ages 1315. The Tween classes are new this year and targets children in the 13-15 year range. These uctant to attend children are reluctant ung children and classes with young are not eligible to participate in adult classes. The new Tween programming wass designed to dren who want appeal to older children ers in a fun to be around their peers ent. CityArts and creative environment. holds youth and tween classes year round, offering a varietyy of media dating for exploration, and updating the subject matter seasonally.
New this year, the Expressive Arts program provides team-building and stressrelieving classes for older youth and adults. Adult and Me takes place on the second Saturday of the month. Adult and Me consists of aan art project designed for children to complete with the help of an adult companion. CityArts offers Leo da Vino, an adult mosaics class held on Frida Friday evenings. Fre Free tours are now av available to the public, w which typically include demonstrations by our glass blowers and potters.
Develop programming for the home school associations that allow them to utilize CityArts for the arts education for all of their students.
Continue working with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and provide programming that helps them meet badge requirements.
Work with existing partnerships, develop new relationships, and forge new connections with community members that not only benefit the entities involved but also serve the clientele both entities represent.
Fine tune and • build interest in the Expressive Arts program.
Rework some of the ArtReach programming to ensure that it remains fresh and interesting as well as meeting local and national STEM standards.
Nurture developing relationships with other youth organizations.
Education 2016 Goals
Marketing During the last year, CityArts used social media, the Wichita Eagle and various pieces of in-house marketing collateral to promote gallery exhibitions, new classes and special events. A combination of all of the above tactics proved the most successful, and each platform served a purpose for different marketing needs. Social media was beneficial for gallery exhibitions by connecting patrons to the artist’s social media accounts.
The Wichita Eagle, paired with social media posts and the CityArts website, helped build programming and gave people of all ages information for upcoming classes. People often request new catalogs prior to the release. In-house marketing collateral (s\ posters, fliers, etc.) were beneficial for special events held throughout the year, including special art classes and workshops, the debut of the holiday gallery sale, and calls to artists.
Student class enrollment increased, more people attended special workshops, and attendance increased at our Final Friday gallery exhibition grand openings. In the upcoming year, CityArts plans to be more accessible within the community, advertise through Music Theater Wichita’s summer season playbills, Wichita Mom’s Blog, and spice up press releases to get more media outlet notice.
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Five iMac computers to replace PCs in Digital Arts Studio and create MacLab. Glass Fusing Kiln – Arts Council Xtravaganza Funds.
Upcoming Improvements 2016 - Additional five iMac computers for MacLab expansion. 2016 – Expanded security cameras (Boutique, Board Room & Glassblowing). 2016 or 2017 – Replace crucible in the electric glassblowing furnace.
Revenues & Expenses $42,087 increase in class revenue.
$42,460 total sales in 2015.
$22,617 total sales in 2014.
$31,635 increase in part-time seasonal salaries related to increased class revenue and the development of an installation team to support Arts Council exhibition turnarounds.
2015 was the ďŹ rst year for Gifts in the Gallery.
Education & Events The Mid-America All-Indian Center plays an important role in educating people about the American Indian culture and in turn, its role in the history of this nation. MAAIC develops programming to educate new generations about and preserve the heritage of the American Indian.
The events at MAAIC nurture the education, understanding and appreciation of the American Indian culture and heritage for the public, the Wichita Indian Community, state, national, and international audiences with all in-house and outreach educational programs.
2015 Highlights Mid-America All Indian Center
Share Our Food - a unique dining experience, with storytelling & traditional recipes. Share Our Culture - Quarterly series with local and regional speakers or presenters from the American Indian community of Wichita and American Indian historians.
Cultural Classes & Lectures - finger weaving, beading, sculpting, dream catchers, shawl making, beaded flag earring and bracelet classes. Lectures on genealogy, gardening with native plants, tribal histories and personal cultural stories. Teacher Appreciation Night - a chance to share our tours and programs directly to teachers.
The Jingle Dancer Program - 2nd grade students read the story, Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, to learn aspects of powwow dances and everyday life. Hands on Education Program - brings the MAAIC experience to the classroom (K-12). Keeper of the Dreams Outreach program activities for teachers, students & parents. Tours for Chores - volunteering students earn a free guided museum tour. Community Night - a time to come together to socialize, sing, drum, dance, and work on cultural crafts. The entire Wichita community is always encouraged to enjoy the eveningâ€™s festivities.
MAAIC Board of Trustees 2016 Officers: Michelle Sutton, Chair Jack Oliver, Vice-Chair Lyndon Drew, Secretary Lory Postoak, Treasurer
Board of Trustees: Michelle Conine Angelina Courtney Barby Jobe Bob Marley Melinda Smith William McGreevy Joe Schremmer Lavonta Williams Lynn Williams
New Events in 2015:
MAAIC Comes for a Visit. For groups of 10 or more if you are unable to make it to our facility for a class our educational outreach program, we can bring it to you. This program is aimed at small communities, cities, or museums outside of the greater Wichita area, or for groups with special needs or transportation requirements. Educational lectures in our Outdoor Classroom. During the spring of 2015 we built a new arbor to serve as an Outdoor Classroom that provides another educational aspect to our Museum and Cultural center. Since its construction we have hosted free lectures for our members, the general public, local school and educational groups that focus on native gardening, prairie grasses, medicinal plants, wildflowers, American Indian housing
and shelters. The Outdoor Classroom has fostered collaborations with the Greater Wichita Area Cherokee Council, the Wichita Gourd Guild, and the Title VII Native American Indian Education Program for USD 259, and nd The Wichita Sports Hall of Fame. Museum Flip Flop: Stories ories in the Sun, Tours in the Dark is an annual event involving storytelling, chalk drawing, crafts, and a once-a-year ar opportunity to view the museum by flashlight under a guided tour given by the museum director. Also new in 2015 is the addition of a craft, childrenâ€™s activity packet, et, and featured guest speaker to each of our exhibit openings. This has fostered collaborations with Sedgwick County Zoo, and USAF Active Duty Military Personnel.l.
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The Girl Scouts of America now have the opportunity to choose full or half day field trip and programs on demand that will fulfill some or all of their requirements to attain their Gardener or Jewelry Badges.
MAAIC collaborates with the following organizations: · · · · · ·
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Cowtown Museum - Annual Education Day Great Plains Nature Center - OK Kids Day Arts Partners - student programs held at center USD 259 Title VII Native Youth Education Program Hunter Health Clinic Wichita Intertribal Warriors Society · Chickasaw Community Council · Native America Elders Council · Indian United Methodist Church · Cherokee Nation · Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma · Chickasaw Nation
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Cherokee Community Council Citizen Band Potawatomi Nine Area Museums - ExploreCard discount card Kansas 2013 Teacher of the Year - free outreach program Museums on the River - Annual Teacher Appreciation Night Smokey Hill Winery McConnell AFB Kansas Sports Hall of Fame BNI Wichita Gourd Guild Sedgwick County Zoo
Grants & foundations requests received in the last 3 years. • • • • • • •
Chickasaw Nation $2,500 Choctaw Nation $2,500 Comanche Nation $1,500 Cox Communication $2,500 DeVore Foundation $3,000 Davis Moore $5,000 Kansas Museums Association Institutional Grant $500
Indian Center increases membership by:
E-blasts, social media and booth set ups at our events and outreach programs. Donating passes to other non-profits/fundraisers, Distribution of membership brochures.
Mid-America All Indian Center
Revenues & Expenses
Percentage of total free admission: •
10.5% of admissions are free. Free admission includes children under 6, Blue Star programs, coupons, and members.
Education Reaching New Heights Cowtown’s education programming grew in 2015. Last year, 11,916 students come to Cowtown, reaching the museum’s goal of attracting 10,000 students. This success is due in large part to our Educational Director, our staff and volunteers. All of them worked hard to make Cowtown a fun place for kids to learn about Wichita history. Bus scholarships provided by the e Historic Wichita Cowtown Board also contributed to this increase in students. tudents. Bus scholarships helped classrooms pay for the costs of the filed trip. Without having to worry about transportation n costs, more schools are willing and able to bring their students udents out to Cowtown.
2015 Highlights ghts • • • •
A new five-year Strategic tegic Plan. Navigating the reaccreditation creditation process. Extending the main road to the Devore farm. Received bids for a new exterior sound system. m.
Cowtown Board of Directors 2016 Officers: John N Newsom, President Bill Ram Ramsey, Vice-President Archie Macias, Treasurer Becky Samaniego, Sam Secretary John D’Angelo, D Ex-Officio David Flask, Ex-Officio Dav
James Clendenin Janice I. Dealy Bryan Frye Frank Galbraith Robert Garrett Bob Giesen DiAnne Graham Martha Housholder James Lamb Rick Macias Kevin Regan
New Events in 2016 New 2016 Lecture Series Visitors have been flocking to the Visitor’s Center on Sundays this winter and it’s all because of our new Lecture Series. The presentations are free and cover the topics of unique and fun facts about Wichita’s history.
Once Upon a Time - April 23 Cowtown Museum hosts a day for families to explore fairy tales and interact with characters like the Mad Hatter, Tom Sawyer, and Cinderella.
Hosted by KWLS 107.9 FM Radio, the festival will feature a jam packed family value of entertainment, culminating with an open air concert by country music icons Mark Chesnutt and Joe Diffie. Events throughout both days include a car show, pony rides, chuckwagon feed demos and of course non-stop music from the region’s very best Country, Red Dirt & Bluegrass bands.
Real American Country Fest - May 14-15
Cowtown at Night - August evenings What happens at Cowtown when the sun goes down and the lamps come on? Actors will interpret Cowtown’s night life in 1875. The Delano district will come alive, exploring the darker side of early Wichita. Activities will be planned for children and adults.
The Roaring 20s - September 10 The Roaring 20s are back! The museum will see some of the greatest gangsters from the 20s coming by to enjoy the speakeasies and live jazz music. There will be lawn games like badminton and croquet to play, and some of the first Model Ts cruising down Cowtown’s Main Street.
Strategic Planning for the Future During 2015, the Historic Wichita Cowtown, Inc. hired Bothner and Bradley Inc. to perform a study of Old Cowtown Museum and help develop a ten year strategic plan. Their studies show that Cowtown is viewed as a valuable asset for the City of Wichita. However, there is more that could be done to make Cowtown better.
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Cowtown's strategic plan for the next ten years includes increasing staff and developing new programming to engage a wider audience. The museum will also strengthen the leadership structure and advocate for more sponsorships and funding. This plan will help Cowtown grow so that future generations will be able to experience all that Cowtown has to offer.
Revenues & Expenses
2015 Donations Two generous donations were made to Historic Wichita Cowtown, Inc. by the Dondlinger and Ard families. Nick and Sarah Dondlinger have gifted $25,000 to be used for any Board-designated project. The board will most likely use this donation toward the new sound system to be installed on the grounds.
Expenditures include public works and operations.
Bill and Donna Ard donated $25,000 to be used towards the extension of the main road to the DeVore Farm. The project extended the road west from the Blood House out to the farm and reduced the size of the west parking lot. The completed project enhances the visitorsâ€™ experience of the museum site and provides room to expand the farm land and its interpretation.
Division of Arts & Culture Staff Administration John Dâ€™Angelo, Manager Bernadette Bradshaw, Program Specialist Laura Fearey-Hadley, Program Specialist Tori Solomon, Sales Director Stephanie Vitela, Fiscal Analyst Jessica Jones, Marketing Coordinator
Century II & WichitaTIX Connie Clark, Event Manager/Community Event Coordinator Isaac Unruh, Event Manager/Community Event Coordinator John Hale, Operations Manager/Technical Director Jacqueline Eaton, Ticketing Manager Kaye Cole, Administrative Assistant Cathy Duncan, Assistant Patron Services Manager, WichitaTIX.com John McCoy, Audience Services Manager, WichitaTIX.com Labor Supervisor: Debra Latham Kathy Khomsi Jamie Wasmer
Event Worker 2: Enriqueta Romero Mark Dibble Kristi Jones
Event Worker 1: Nam Nguyen Justin Harper Salvador Paredes Devon Bigger Erin Breckenridge
Becky Schramm Justin Pena Willie Banks Jonathen Oxendine
City Arts Kay Blair, Executive Director Emily Brookover, Artistic Director Vicki Koepsel, Youth Education Director Sean Jones, Communications Manager Caitlin Waugh, Operations Manager Robyn Duarte-Specht, Boutique Manager Bethany Keefer, Front Desk Associate
Mid-America All-Indian Center April Scott, Director Crystal Flannery-Bachicha, Education Coord. Sarah Adams, Museum Director Marcus Petty, Marketing Assistant
Old Cowtown Museum Jacky Goerzen, Executive Director James Vannurden, Curator Keith Wondra, Assistant Curator Anthony Horsch, Education Director Angela West, Volunteer Coordinator Erin Rush, Gift Shop Manager Greg Hunt, Farm Manager Barb Myers, Rental Coordinator Ginny Vincent, Marketing Assistant
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