Shawano County Arts Council (SCAC) is a Multi-faceted
Community Arts Organization
AS A PRESENTER
We sponsor the Box In The Wood Theatre Guild, the Shawano Art & Craft Fair and the
Shawano Folk Music Festival. We are always looking for more opportunities to bring arts events to our area.
AS A FACILITY MANAGER
We maintain and operate the Mielke Arts Center as the focal point in a four county area and as a venue for touring and
AS A LOCAL ARTS AGENCY
We provide technical assistance and services to the Shawano County 4-H, area high schools, the Shawano Jaycees and other arts and civic groups. In addition, SCAC speaks on arts issues in the community, works with statewide arts consortia and provides services for both private and community events.
AS AN ART-IN-EDUCATION BROKER
We arrange symposiums in local schools with visiting artists and strives to further student opportunities to determine their
place in the arts.
AS A COMMUNITY RESOURCE
We cooperate with local high schools, the Shawano County 4-H, the Shawano Country Chamber of Commerce, the Tourism Marketing and Advertising Council, Shawano County, local professional presenters and others.
AS A FUND-RAISER
We maintain a progressive relationship with the Mielke Family Foundation, Shawano County, the City of Shawano, the Wisconsin Arts Board and hundreds of patrons in order to fund special and capital projects.
Shawano County Arts Council – Board of Directors
Ann Van Grinsven, Vice-President
Rhonda Bellamy, Secretary
Linda Beversdorf, Treasurer
Randy Bruce, Shawano Folk Music Festival Rep.
Cheryl Folkerts, Shawano Art & Craft Fair Rep.
Tom Madsen, Board Member
Milt Marquardt, Shawano County Board Rep.
Bob Kurkiewicz, City of Shawano Rep.
Ryan Winn, College of Menominee Nation Rep.
Sherry Strahl, Board Member
Char Stuewer, Planning and Events Rep.