ACHF Arts Access
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.
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.
Other, local or private
The Museum of Russian Art's mission is education, enlightenment, and engagement through the art of Russia.
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