ACHF Arts Access
More Minnesotans understand their heritage as it relates to others by participating in relevant and accessible arts, craft and music experiences. Track attendance and feedback at four exhibitions and accompanying programs, to understand how art, climate and migration shape ASI visitors' perceptions of heritage.
123,377 Minnesotans participated in arts experiences that deepened their understanding of their heritage and how it relates to others. ASI tracked attendance numbers (admissions) for four exhibitions and accompanying programming. Via feedback forms and surveys, ASI tracked how visitors were changed and their perception of heritage shifted through their participation in these programs.
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The American Swedish Institute is a gathering place for all people to share experiences around themes of culture, migration, the environment, and the arts, informed by enduring links to Sweden.
Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Secretary/Treasurer, 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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Philip McKenzie, Oboe and English horn player; adjunct oboe faculty, NDSU; Mary McReynolds-Pellinen: Executive director, Lyric Center for the Arts; coordinator, First Stage Gallery; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund.; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
Crystal Brinkman: Executive director, Kulture Klub Collaborative; Brenda Brousseau: Visual artist, app developer and software company owner; Michael Cook: Treasurer, Twin Cities Jazz Festival; retired banker; Sindiswa Georgiades: Project management and fund development professional; Betsy Husting: Retired fundraising consultant to nonprofit and arts organizations; Sonja Jacobsen: Retired office manager, Jacobsen Metal Fabrication; vocal and instrumental music teacher; board member, Mankato Symphony; Cheryl Kessler: Founder and principal evaluator, Blue Scarf Consulting, LLC; Philip McKenzie: Oboe and English horn player; adjunct oboe faculty, NDSU; Mary McReynolds-Pellinen: Executive director, Lyric Center for the Arts