2014 Science Museum of Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2014
Project Overview

This funding will improve our collection of artifacts representing Minnesota's cultural heritage and create new forms of statewide cultural heritage educational opportunities for audiences of all ages.

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Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law, 2013, Chapter 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 6 (h)
Appropriation Language

$1,100,000 the first year and $1,100,000 the second year are for programs described in this paragraph. Grant recipients must provide a nonstate cash match of at least 25 percent of the total eligible project costs: (1) $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for arts, arts education, and arts access and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage including student and teacher outreach and expansion of the museum's American Indian initiatives; and (2) $600,000 each year is for a grant to upgrade the Science Museum's Omnitheater audio and projection systems.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Direct expenses
Administration costs
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
Zip Code
Administered By
Administered by

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