Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$124,632
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Weisman Art Museum AKA Weisman Art Museum
Recipient Type
State Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Fillmore
Hennepin
Le Sueur
McLeod
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Stearns
Washington
Wright
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Fillmore
Hennepin
Le Sueur
McLeod
Ramsey
Rice
Scott
Stearns
Washington
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$124,632
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,241,229
Direct expenses
$10,365,861
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Create art experiences that spark discovery, critical thinking, and transformation. Effective execution of programs, audience surveys, attendance, observation, anecdotal evidence, independent testimony (social media), and staff synthesis of results will serve as evaluation tools.

Measurable Outcome(s)

WAM produced ten exhibitions and 53 public programs, serving 84,232 visitors who establish personal connections with each other and art. WAM utilized audience surveys, attendance, online connections through Facebook, Twitter, and WAM's website using Google analytics and other data capture methods, observations, anecdotal evidence, independent testimony, and staff synthesis of results.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lynn Abbott, Srdan Babovic, Laura Bishop, Wooj Byun Gary Christenson, Fuller Cowles, Thomas Fisher, Cindy Ihlenfeld, Diane Kastiaficas, Tom LaSalle, Jean London, Betsy Lucas, Julie Matonich, Michelle Messenburg, Elizabeth Redleaf, Shelly Regan, Gerals Rinehart, Karla Robertson, Nancy Rosenberg, Phil Rosenbloom, Gary Smaby, Tom Swigert, Jane Tilka, Robin Torgerson, Charlie Wagner, Kimberly Walsh, Deb Weiss, Cody Wolkowitz, Penny Winton, Amelious Whyte, Shirin Sadat
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Patricia
Last Name
Phillips
Organization Name
Regents of the University of Minnesota-Weisman Art Museum AKA Weisman Art Museum
Street Address
333 East River Rd
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55455
Phone
(612) 625-9494
Email
plphilli@umn.edu
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. Officer at Large, 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. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; 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
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. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association; art gallery owner; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; 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
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No