2012 Science Museum of Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
July 2011
End Date
June 2013
Project Overview

The Science Museum of Minnesota’s work with schools is a continuation of efforts undertaken in the FY12-13 biennium, generously funded by an appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. With previous Legacy funds, we undertook a museum-wide evaluation of our offerings to schools and how we could better serve our student and educator audiences.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Under Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subd. 6
Appropriation Language

$500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for grants to the Science Museum of Minnesota. These amounts are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Measurable Outcome(s)

Please see individual projects for measurable outcomes.

Recipient Board Members
Ellis F. Bullock, Jr,Grotto Foundation, Inc; Gary L. Ellis, Medtronic, Inc; Peter C. Erickson, General Mills; Jonathan B, Farber Travelers Global Technology; William A. Jonason, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP; George J. Kehl, KPMG LLP; Scott V. Lindemann, Flint Hills Resources; Pamela J. Moret, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans; Peter J. Olin, Retired, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum; Frederick J. Palensky, Ph.D., 3M; Ann B. Parriott, H.B. Fuller Company;Judy M. Poferl, Northern States Power-Minnesota; Robert A. Schroeder; James J. Seifert, Ecolab Inc.;Todd Soller, Best Buy; William J. Sweasy, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc.; Jean M. Taylor, Life is Now, Inc.; Richard G. Trembley; Theresa M.H. Wise, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Science Museum of Minnesota
Street Address
120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul
Administered By
Administered by

200 Administration Building
50 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155