Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,827
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Museum of Russian Art
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Marshall
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Anoka
Beltrami
Benton
Blue Earth
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Clay
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Houston
Isanti
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Marshall
McLeod
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pine
Polk
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Wabasha
Waseca
Washington
Winona
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,827
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,433,178
Direct expenses
$1,433,178
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Broaden the museum's appeal to the general museum-going public, increasing interest and attendance, and enhancing Minnesota's rich arts community. Provide aesthetically stunning and thought-provoking exhibitions. Expand museum and private collector partnerships. Increase in charitable contributions, memberships and museum attendance. 2: Expand the number of individuals engaged in varied cross-cultural educational programs on the art, history and culture of Russia. Provided diverse educational and entertaining programming to community. Expand the number of children and family learning experiences offered. Expand successful community partnership.

Measurable Outcome(s)

TMORA is more broadly attended and recognized within Minnesota's rich cultural environment. Number of daily visitors and events attendees. Number of collaborating partners from Minnesota. Expansion rate of membership, donors, regular attendance. 2: Programs at TMORA create a unique bridge to understanding each other through the lens of Russian arts and culture. Number of events, number of type of events. Number of families and children served directly.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Glenn Miller, Pam Safar Emeritus, Christine Podas-Larson, Steven Heim, Mira Akins, Reggie Boyle, Gwenn Djupedal, Ludmila Borisnova Eklund, M.D., William Levin, Maria Loucks, Dania Miwa, Elizabeth Petrangelo, Deanna Phillips, Julie Snow, Theofanis Stavrou, Ph.D., David Washburn, Stephen B. Young, R.D. Zimmerman
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The Museum of Russian Art's mission is education, enlightenment, and engagement through the art of Russia.

Project Manager
First Name
Alex
Last Name
Legeros
Organization Name
The Museum of Russian Art
Street Address
5500 Stevens Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55419
Phone
(612) 821-9045x 19
Email
alegeros@tmora.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

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.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

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

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No