ACHF Arts Access
Increase accessibility to collection through comprehensive documentation and digitization of collection to improve and expand access. Staff learns logistics of database. Curator directs selection and search terms. After final review and approval, on-line version launches. Review by task group for accuracy, ease of access and impact. 2: Align collection with communities of interest. TMA demonstrates improved collection utility and focuses development of Native Arts Collection. Writing object-learning program for at-risk kids in collaboration with stakeholders. Curricular tools written and pilot projects tested against user surveys/interviews as compared to goal criteria.
Significant number of artworks cataloged, databased and photographed for searchable database. Artwork acquired: 243; 651 cataloged; 818 images uploaded. Quantitative data compared to previous years' performance in numbers of artworks processed provides guidance. Curators' and researchers' critiques on the functionality and extent of needed data. 2: Exhibitions are developed with collection needs in mind. In developing topical exhibitions absences from the collection are revealed. Assessment of topical areas represented by collection artworks. Consultation with experts in specific areas support acquisition; a focus on regional artists with specifically attention paid to Native arts, work by women artists and people of color.
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To bring art and people of our communities together for delight, to discover, and to learn, the The Tweed Museum of Art functions as an art collecting and teaching institution that promotes learning through collection stewardship, research, and by presenting programs in the visual arts for the engagement of the University and our surrounding communities.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Michael Arturi: Universal Music Center founder and executive director; Dorothy Belstler: Executive director, Twin Cities Pride; Amy Braford Whittey: Business developer for the arts for HGA; Cheryl Kessler: Founder and principal evaluator, Blue Scarf Consulting, LLC; Colleen LeBlanc: Retired community educator; former Five Wings Regional Arts Council board member; William Miller: History professor at the College of Saint Scholastica, former MSAB board member; Jessica O'Brien: Community engagement manager, Region Nine Development Commission; Elizabeth Jane Olive: Retired nurse and transplant coordinator; community volunteer; costumer; Christi Schmitt: Program coordinator, Saint Paul Public Schools office of multilingual learning; Alexis Walstad, Co-executive director, Karen Organization of Minnesota