Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,976
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Duluth-Tweed Museum of Art AKA Tweed Museum of Art
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
June 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Carlton
Mille Lacs
Cook
Beltrami
Mahnomen
Koochiching
Itasca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,976
Other Funds Leveraged
$918,951
Direct expenses
$951,927
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To protect, preserve, document, display, and effectively steward the cultural properties, documentary archive, and works of artistic and cultural value in the Museum’s collection. Outcomes: more objects and intellectual property are documented and made accessible through collections database and appropriate storage furniture, and increased space is provided for collections. 1,082 works on paper were re-housed; 580 photo-documented and archived.  3,760 objects documented, photographed and cataloged to date. 61 purchases of art work were made, including Minnesota regional and contemporary Native American artists. 91 artworks were donated by 14 donors. The Encoded exhibit featured 18 objects by 5 Native artists; 43 objects from the collection, and was curated by guest curator John Hitchcock. The Labovitz portraits exhibit featured 17 objects. The Museum loaned object from the permanent collection to: Minnesota Museum of American Art for a traveling exhibit to five sites; Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain; and Meadows Museum in Dallas; Smithsonian National Museum; White International, Japan; as well as loaning 40 artworks for display at 3 venues in Duluth area. The Museum fielded 40 research inquiries from non-University researchers. 2: To encourage use of Museum as an educational resource for lifelong learning and research, by providing curriculum support, multi-disciplinary, and informal learning opportunities. Outcomes: the museum creates and delivers programs of interest and benefit to region-wide older adults, pre K-12, and college-age learners; and an increased number of American Indian residents in our region visit the museum and participate in museum programs. Education Programs in the museum offered included: 3 family days serving 224 people; 23 K-12 tours serving 1,015; 58 University/College classes serving 861; 12 tours for visitors with dementia serving 120. Outreach offerings included: Family Day at the American Indian Community Housing Organization's Gimaajii Mino Bimaadizimin. Exhibitions mounted included 4 special exhibitions of collection works, and ongoing exhibitions of collection works including 2 guest curated exhibitions.

Measurable Outcome(s)

To protect, preserve, document, display, and effectively steward the cultural properties, documentary archive, and works of artistic and cultural value in the Museum's collection. Outcomes: more objects and intellectual property are documented and made accessible. 2: To encourage use of Museum as an educational resource for lifelong learning and research, by providing curriculum support, multi-disciplinary, and informal learning opportunities. Outcomes: the museum creates and delivers programs of interest and benefit to region-wide diverse age participants.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other

Recipient Board Members
Mike Seyfer, Sada Brickson, Tiegen Fryberger, Barbara Gaddie, Bruce Hansen, Joe Leek, Tracy Link, Peggy Mason, Susanne McKinney, Bill Nelson, Alice O'Connor, Terry Roberts, Dan Shogren, Miriam Sommerness, Kathy Tezla, Kevin Wehber, DeeDee Widdes, Lee Ziegler, Florence Collins, Beverly Goldfine, Bea Levey, Robin Seiler
Source of Additional Funds

local or private

Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Ken
Last Name
Bloom
Organization Name
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Duluth-Tweed Museum of Art AKA Tweed Museum of Art
Street Address
1201 Ordean Ct
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55812-3041
Phone
(218) 726-7056
Email
kbloom@d.umn.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Judson Bemis Jr., Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; 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.; Michael Charron, Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka.; Benjamin Klipfel, Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis, Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Pamela Perri, Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota.; Margaret Rapp, Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Judson Bemis Jr., Actor, arts administrator, founder and principal of Clere Consulting. Secretary, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; 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.; Michael Charron, Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; John Gunyou, City manager, Minnetonka.; Benjamin Klipfel, Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis, Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Pamela Perri, Executive vice president, Builders Association of Minnesota.; Margaret Rapp, Former educator, Saint Paul Academy and Summit School. Officer at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No