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Thank You

We recognize with gratitude the following organizations that provide essential support for museum programs, exhibitions, and projects.

Organizational Support

$100,000 and above





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The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation and Dorsey & Whitney LLP*
Maslon Edelman Borman & Brand, LLP*


Abbot Downing*
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Bank of America
City Pages
Faegre Baker Daniels Foundation*
Horton, Inc.
myTalk 107.1
Norwest Equity Partners
The Pentair Foundation*
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.*
Sit Investment Associates
Summit Brewing Company
The Valspar Foundation*
Xcel Energy Foundation*


Bachman’s, Inc.
BNSF Railway Foundation*
G&K Services Foundation
Gabberts Design Studio & Fine Furnishings
JE Dunn Northcentral, Inc.*
Lakewood Cemetery Association
Leonard, Street and Deinard Foundation*
Mayo Clinic*
The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank
RBC Wealth Management*
Room & Board
Securian Foundation*
Wenger Foundation*


Access Financial Services, Inc.*
D’Amico & Partners
Dolphin Group Companies
Emerson Process Management*
Ernst & Young LLP*
Gray Plant Mooty Foundation*
Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Inc.*
The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
Lindquist & Vennum PLLP*
Patterson Companies, Inc.*
Peregrine Capital Management, Inc.
Rahr Foundation*
Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
Sidewalk Dog
Stream Global Services
Tennant Foundation*
Walter G. Anderson, Inc.

*Donor for ten consecutive years or more
Gifts of $2,000 or more for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013

Government and Foundation Support

$100,000 and above

Blythe Brenden-Mann Foundation

Longview Foundation – Crosby Family

This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.*

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Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation*

The Rum Fund


Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation
The James Ford Bell Foundation
B. C. Gamble and P. W. Skogmo Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation*
W. Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation
Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation*
Grace B. Wells Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation*


Boss Foundation
The Eugene U. and Mary F. Frey Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation


Consulate General of Finland New York
Dellwood Foundation, Inc.*
Alice M. O’Brien Foundation*
Margaret Rivers Fund*
The Mendon F. Schutt Foundation of The Minneapolis Foundation*

*Donor for ten consecutive years or more
Gifts of $2,000 or more for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013

Connect at the MIA

For more information about corporate and organizational giving, please contact:
Mary Mortenson, senior advancement executive
(612) 870-3036

Chris  Nelson, corporate relations manager
(612) 870-3216

Aubrey Mozer, corporate relations specialist
(612) 870-6337

For more information about foundation support, please contact:
Charisse Gendron, foundation relations manager
(612) 870-3223