Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$434,356
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Walker Art Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
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 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$434,356
Other Funds Leveraged
$25,996,824
Direct expenses
$26,431,180
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Walker will serve as a catalyst for the creative expression of artists. Key indicators of the Walker's support of artists include the acquisition, commission, and presentation of artists work across the disciplines of design, film/video, performing arts, and visual art. 2: The Walker will work to advance participation in the arts and active audience engagement. In addition to tracking attendance and participation both onsite and online, the Walker evaluates qualitatively through regular audience surveys, studies, advisory groups, and community partnerships.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Serve as a catalyst for the creative expression of artists. Artist surveys and interviews are regularly conducted. Engagements are tracked across exhibitions, publications, commissions, premieres, residencies, interdisciplinary collaborations, and acquisitions. 2: Advance participation in the arts and active audience engagement. Attendance and participation are tracked. Audience and member surveys are regularly conducted and advisory groups provide feedback to ensure accessibility. Google Analytics is used to evaluate online audience engagement.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Addicks, Christopher Askew, Jan Breyer, John Christakos, James G. Dayton, Patrick J. Denzer, Andrew Duff, Sima Griffith, Julie Guggemos, Nina Hale, Andrew Humphrey, Amy Kern, Chris Killingstad, Anne Labovitz, Muffy MacMillan, Alfredo Martel, Jennifer Martin, Aedie McEvoy, Dave Moore, Jim Murphy, Monica Nassif, Dawn Owens, Dick Payne, Michael Peterman, Patrick Peyton, Donna Pohlad, Rebecca Pohlad, Teresa Rasmussen, Elizabeth Redleaf, Peter Remes, Joel Ronning, Lynn Carlson Schell, Jesse Singh, Greg Stenmoe, Wim Stocks, Carol Surface, Laura Taft, Marjorie Weiser, John Whaley, Susan White, Tom Wicka, Audrey Wilf, D. Ellen Wilson, Wayne Zink
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
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. 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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No