Meeting: Jasper Community Arts

The Jasper Community Arts Commission met Tuesday and:

• Approved Kyle Rupert to attend the Arts Midwest Conference in Minneapolis from Sept. 4 to 7.

• Heard that the Arts Department hired two summer interns.

• Approved a $2,112 quote from Bramwell-McKay Masonry for work that will cover the stripping and resealing of an expansion joint at the Jasper Arts Center.

• Approved entering a contract with Universal Design, who will generate quote specifications for a new chiller at the arts center. The total cost of the work will not exceed $3,500.

• Approved the purchase of a cyclorama from iWeiss Theatrical Solutions of Fairview, New Jersey, for $1,585.

• Approved a donation from Al Gorman, an artist whose work was on display at the Krempp Gallery in April. The work is a model made valued at $100 and would be sold in the future, if the donation is approved by the Jasper Common Council.

• Heard that the works of a printmaker Alan Pocaro and sculptor Matthew Boonstra will be on display at the Krempp Gallery throughout May.

• Approved the department’s 2019-20 education programs. Performers and programs include 123 Andrés; “The Science of Magic” with artist and musician Bill Blagg; The Mayhem Poets; and a performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank.”

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