Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$462,105
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Walker Art Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
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
Stearns
Steele
Stevens
St. Louis
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright
Yellow Medicine
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
$462,105
Other Funds Leveraged
$27,543,475
Direct expenses
$27,543,475
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences have more opportunities to participate in arts integrated learning through the Walker's renovated campus, exhibitions, and programs. Implement and evaluate new public and K-12 tours program and curricula. Quantitative/qualitative data to measure participation, growth mindset, information recall, and perceptual shifts. 2: Audience access to contemporary art is increased by removing barriers (financial, physical, perceptual) and creating a welcoming environment. Attendance and survey data to measure participation and demographics. Pre-post surveys and community testing to assess removal of barriers, sense of welcome, and enjoyment of/interest in content.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences have more opportunities to participate in arts integrated learning through the Walker's renovated campus, exhibitions, and programs. Quantitative/qualitative data used to measure participation, growth mindset, information recall, and perceptual shifts. K-12 programs evaluated through observation, with a paper survey distributed to teachers. 2: Audience access to contemporary art is increased by removing barriers (financial, physical, perceptual) and creating a welcoming environment. Quantitative and qualitative data, including attendance and surveys, measure participation and demographics. Pre-post surveys and community testing assess removal of barriers, sense of welcome, and interest in content.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Addicks, Jan Breyer, Y. Ralph Chu, John Christakos, James Dayton, Patrick J. Denzer, Andrew S. Duff, Mark Greene, Sima Griffith, Julie Guggemos, Nina Hale, Karen Heithoff, Seena Hodges, Andrew Humphrey, William Jonason, Mark Jordahl, Chris Killingstad, Matthew Knopf, Valerie Lamaine, Alfredo Martel, Jennifer Martin, Aedie McEvoy, David Moore, Jr., Jim Murphy, Monica Nassif, Michael Peterman, Patrick Peyton, Brian Pietsch, Donna Pohlad, Peter Remes, Joel Ronning, Asheesh Saksena, Jesse Singh, Greg Stenmoe, Wim Stocks, Carol Surface, Laura Taft, Greta Warren, Marge Weiser, John P. Whaley, Susan White, Audrey Wilf, D. Ellen Wilson, RD Zimmerman
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities.

Project Manager
First Name
Marla
Last Name
Stack
Organization Name
Walker Art Center
Street Address
1750 Hennepin Ave
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55403-2115
Phone
(612) 375-7640
Email
marla.stack@walkerart.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

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.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes