ACHF Arts Access
Increase accessibility to collection through comprehensive documentation and digitization of collection to improve and expand means of access. Quantitative evaluation of program will document results including a designated number of artworks to be cataloged, and the database audited for accuracy, and tested by users for utility. 2: Align collection with communities of interest. Tweed Museum of Art demonstrates improved utility in deploying collection resources. Access time, satisfaction of researchers, teachers’ use of curricular tools, and audience responses to programs will be assessed by interviews and surveys based on established user criteria.
5,632 artworks housed; 4,248 photo-documented; 7,666 digital files created; 4,169 artworks documented; 2,717 artworks cataloged; 4,286 images uploaded in collection database. Conclusion of serial exhibit program involving collections and newcomers Perspectives and Parallels regarding American Indian curators, writers and artists including a symposium and catalog.
Other, local or private
General operating support
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.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; 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.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Gretchen Boyum: Gallery manager, Kaddatz Gallery; Fergus Falls Public Arts commissioner; Melissa Brechon: Retired library director, Carver County Library System; board member, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council; Jessica Briggs: Arts administration and arts/culture nonprofit consultant; Nolita Christensen: Marketing and operations consultant, Great North Show Providers; Suzzanne Kelley: Managing editor and codirector, New Rivers Press, Moorhead; Janis Lane-Ewart: Long-time arts administrator; most recently executive director of KFAI, Fresh Air Radio; Peter Pellinen: Founder, Small Parts Players; working to renovate the historic Lyric Theatre, Virginia; Elizabeth Richardson: Long-time arts administrator; former marketing director, Mixed Blood Theatre; Walter Zakahi: Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, Minnesota State University, Mankato