Strengthening the Children's Discovery Museum and Wizard of Oz Exhibit

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Children's Discovery Museum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
August 2013
End Date
March 2014
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Inventory
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Becker
Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Clearwater
Crow Wing
Hubbard
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Mille Lacs
Morrison
St. Louis
Todd
Wadena
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Minnesota Law 2011 (Special Session), Chp. 6, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Subd. 8
Appropriation Language

Children's Museums Grants. $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The board of directors shall solicit proposals and award grants to children's museums for projects and programs that maintain or promote our cultural heritage.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. The new WOZ exhibit will be ready for construction in March, April, and May 2014.2. Staff enrichment will lead to implementation of a whole new series of curricula. Program and exhibit refinements witnessed at other museums will be incorporated at CDM.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Measurable outcomes not yet available.

Recipient Board Members
Officers: Doug Miner, President; Jonathan Miner, Vice President; Vickie Rasmussen Wilcox, Secretary; Raymond Nikkel, Treasurer Directors: Jerome Miner, Carole Erickson, Pamela Miner, Laura Nikkel, Jeffrey Borg, Corinne Jacobson, Melanie Jacobson
Project Overview

The Children's Discovery Museum's (CDM) new 3,000 piece Wizard of Oz (WOZ) collection will be properly archived, conservation materials purchased, and exhibit concept and design drawings completed. CDM facilitators and educators will travel to other children's museums in Minnesota for staff enrichment and professional development.

Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
John
Last Name
Kelsch
Organization Name
Children's Discovery Museum
Street Address
2727 US Highway 169 South
City
Grand Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
55744
Email
director@cdmkids.org