Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$631,399
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Walker Art Center
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
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
$631,399
Other Funds Leveraged
$27,015,941
Direct expenses
$27,647,340
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences have more opportunities to participate in arts integrated learning through the Walker’s renovated campus, exhibitions, and programs. Create, implement, and evaluate new public and K-12 tours program and curricula. Quantitative/qualitative data to measure participation, growth mindset, information recall, and perceptual shifts. 2: Audience access to contemporary art is increased by removing barriers (financial, physical, perceptual) and creating a welcoming environment. Attendance and survey data to measure participation and demographics. Pre-post-surveys and community testing to assess removal of barriers, sense of welcome, and enjoyment of/interest in content.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Audiences have more opportunities to participate in arts integrated learning through the Walker's renovated campus, exhibitions, and programs. Quantitative/qualitative data used to measure participation, growth mindset, information recall, and perceptual shifts. K-12 programs evaluated through observation, with a paper survey distributed to teachers. 2: Audience access to contemporary art is increased by removing barriers (financial, physical, perceptual) and creating a welcoming environment. Quantitative and qualitative data, including attendance and surveys, measure participation and demographics. Pre-post surveys and community testing assess removal of barriers, sense of welcome, and interest in content.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Addicks, Jan Breyer, Y. Ralph Chu, John Christakos, Patrick J. Denzer, Mark Greene, Sima Griffith, Julie Guggemos, Nina Hale, Karen Heithoff, Ben Hirst, Andrew Humphrey, William Jonason, Mark Jordahl, Chris Killingstad, Matthew Knopf, Anne Labovitz, Monica Nassif, Muffy MacMillan, Alfredo Martel, Jennifer Martin, Aedie McEvoy, Dave Moore Jr., Jim Murphy, Michael Peterman, Patrick Peyton, Dean Phillips, Brian Pietsch, Donna Pohlad, Teresa Rasmussen, Elizabeth G. Redleaf, Peter Remes, Joel Ronning, Lynn Carlson Schell, Jesse Singh, Greg Stenmoe, Carol Surface, Laura Taft, Greta Warren, Marge Weiser, John P. Whaley, Susan White, Audrey Wilf, D. Ellen Wilson, RD Zimmerman, 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. 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
Amy Braford Whittey: Business developer for the arts for HGA; 16 years of nonprofit experience; Helen Franczyk: Arts marketing and communications consultant; Steve Heckler: Executive director, Twin Cities Jazz Festival and Lowertown Blues Festival; Julie Johnson: Grant writing consultant; former public relations director at Great River Shakespeare Festival; Gregory Smith: Business operations manager, the Fitzgerald Theater; Ellen Stanley: Executive director, Minnesota Music Coalition; Carla Tamburro: Coordinator, Park Point Art Fair, Duluth; art educator; Lisa Vesel: Executive director, Minnesota Discovery Center
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Executive director Sue Gens (651) 215-1600