Minnesota Children's Museum

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Children's Museum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2009
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Big Stone
Benton
Beltrami
Becker
Anoka
Aitkin
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake of the Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
St. Louis
Statewide
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(h)
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$495,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participating children will increase their love of reading and have an increased desire to read.
Participating adults become more aware of early literacy as essential for life-long learning.
Participating adults better understand their role in children's early literacy.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Legacy funds were used to

  • Develop and design the Storyland exhibit
  • Collaborate with community hosts, including Worthington, Elk River, and Redwood Falls, for statewide tour exhibits

 To read the Minnesota Children's Museum 2011 report to the legislature, click here

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2009, Ch. 172, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 5(h)
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participating children will increase their love of reading and have an increased desire to read.
Participating adults become more aware of early literacy as essential for life-long learning.
Participating adults better understand their role in children's early literacy.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Legacy funds were used to

  • Develop and design the Storyland exhibit
  • Collaborate with community hosts, including Worthington, Elk River, and Redwood Falls, for statewide tour exhibits

 To read the Minnesota Children's Museum 2011 report to the legislature, click here

Project Overview

This funding is for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

The Minnesota Children's Museum will develop a literacy focused exhibit to catalyze community engagement around early childhood learning and education.

Project Manager
First Name
Jane
Last Name
Xiong
Organization Name
Department of Administration
Street Address
309 Administration Building, 50 Sherburne Avenue
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55155
Phone
651-201-2525
Email
jane.xiong@state.mn.us