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Annual Fund

July 1, 2010–June 30, 2011

The Walker Art Center gratefully acknowledges the following government agencies, individuals, private foundations, and corporations for contributing general operating funds during the last fiscal year.


Government Support

The Walker Art Center is supported in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State’s general fund and its arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.


Individuals and Private Foundations

Director’s Circle

Sustainers ($25,000 and above)

  • Mark Addicks
  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Peggy and Ralph Burnet
  • Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Julia W. Dayton
  • Mary Lee Dayton
  • Lisa and Pat Denzer
  • Martha and John Gabbert
  • Rehael Fund—Roger Hale and Nor Hall
  • Karen and Ken Heithoff
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Mary and John Pappajohn
  • Michael Peel
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Rebecca C. and Robert Pohlad
  • Elizabeth Redleaf
  • Joanne Von Blon
  • Helen and Peter Warwick
  • Weiser Family Foundation
  • Audrey and Zygmunt Wilf
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele

Leaders ($15,000–$24,999)

  • Carol and Judson Bemis, Jr.
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • Megan and James Dayton
  • Andrew and Lisa Duff
  • Jay F. Ecklund
  • M. Nazie Eftekhari
  • FICO
  • Dolly J. Fiterman
  • Shawn Gensch and Scott Steen
  • Richard and Nancy Hirst
  • Chris Killingstad
  • Jeanne and Richard Levitt
  • Dr. William W. and Nadine M. McGuire
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr. / The Moore Family Fund for the Arts of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Monica and David Nassif / Rose Francis Foundation
  • Joan and John Nolan
  • Dawn and Darryle Owens
  • Linda and Lawrence Perlman
  • Michael J. Peterman and David A. Wilson
  • Brian J. Pietsch
  • Peter and Annie Remes
  • Dr. Judith and Mr. Stephen Shank
  • Harriet and Edson Spencer
  • Wim Stocks
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • John L. Thomson
  • Olga Viso
  • Susan and Rob White
  • Thomas and Angela Wicka
  • Frank and Frances Wilkinson

Directors ($10,000–$14,999)

  • William R. and Janice M. Dircks
  • Ann M. Hatch
  • Hoeft Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Deborah Hopp and Christopher Dahl
  • Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Jean Walker Lowell and Wayne Lowell
  • Donna and Cargill MacMillan
  • Marilyn and Glen Nelson
  • Michelle and William Pohlad
  • John and Lois Rogers
  • John and Laura Taft
  • Ginny Williams

Patrons’ Circle

Partners ($5,000–$9,999)

  • Dennis Albrecht
  • Edward R. Bazinet Foundation
  • Ellen and Jan Breyer
  • Ann W. Cadwalader
  • Curtis L. Carlson Family Foundation
  • John and Arlene Dayton
  • Robert and Joan Dayton
  • Vanessa and David Dayton
  • Richard and Beverly Fink
  • B.C. Gamble & P.W. Skogmo Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Beverly Grossman
  • Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison
  • Susanne and Zenas Hutcheson
  • Katharine L. Kelly
  • Bruce Lilly
  • David and Diane Lilly, Jr.
  • David and Perrin Lilly
  • R.C. Lilly Foundation
  • Dick and Mary Payne
  • The Edward and Leslye Phillips Family Foundation
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
  • Kathleen S. Roeder
  • John R. and Carol Thompson
  • Adrian Walker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Walker, Jr.
  • Wenger Foundation
  • Anonymous

Fellows ($2,000–$4,999)

  • Siah and Barbara Armajani
  • Daniel Avchen
  • Theresa Berman
  • E. Thomas Binger and Rebecca Rand Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Herman J. Birnberg
  • Ann Birks
  • Maurice and Sally Blanks
  • Michael J. Blum and Abigail Rose
  • Boren Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Boss Foundation
  • Robert Bras and Julie Matonich
  • John and Nancy Burbidge
  • M. Nicholas Burke, M.D. and Susan Slattery-Burke
  • Darlene J. and Richard P. Carroll Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Harold Clausen and Barbara Duncan
  • Carrie and Peter Connor
  • Jeanne Corwin
  • Sage and John Cowles
  • Ella Crosby
  • John Cullen and Joe Gibbons
  • Merrie and Dave Dahlgren
  • Babe Davis
  • Laura and Mike Day
  • Duncan N. Dayton
  • Edward and Sherry Ann Dayton
  • Martha Dayton and Thomas Nelson
  • Toby and Mae Dayton
  • Dellwood Foundation, Inc.
  • Ellen M. Doll and Jay L. Swanson
  • Ted Ferrara
  • Amy and Miles Fiterman
  • Shirley Fiterman
  • Kathy and Steve Gaskins
  • Karen and Bruce Gershman
  • Marilyn and Dean Greenberg
  • Robert and Susan Greenberg
  • Nina Hale and Dylan Hicks
  • Betsy and Jule Hannaford
  • Diane and Tony Hofstede
  • Dorothy J. Horns, M.D. and James P. Richardson
  • Jane and Jim Kaufman Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Amy and Mitch Kern
  • Janie and Orrin Kirschbaum
  • Peter Krembs and Robert Jeddeloh
  • Sarah and Jonathan Lebedoff
  • Kathy and Allen Lenzmeier
  • Dorothy and Morris G. Levy, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • Dr. John C. and Searcy T. Lillehei
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • Mark and Kati Lovaas
  • Reid and Ann MacDonald
  • Olga and George Mack
  • Martha MacMillan
  • Emily Maltz
  • Jennifer L. Martin
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Mary and Bob Mersky
  • Donald McNeil and Emily Galusha
  • Marlene and Marshall Miller
  • Susan Miller
  • Lucy and Bob Mitchell
  • Dr. Tim J. and Kimberly Montgomery
  • Sheila C. Morgan
  • Kate and Stuart Nielsen
  • Steve and Tamrah Schaller O’Neil
  • Dean and Karin Phillips
  • Mary Ingebrand Pohlad
  • Alan Polsky
  • The Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation, Inc.
  • Mary and Tom Racciatti
  • Gary and Susan Rappaport
  • Lawrence M. Redmond
  • Lew and Connie Remele
  • Paula and Roger Roe
  • Sandra and John* Roe
  • Phil and Tammie Rosenbloom
  • Lynn Carlson Schell and Jim Schell
  • Carolyn and Craig Schwalm
  • Nancy and Art Schwalm
  • Beth Ann and Saul Segal
  • Bill Siegel
  • Margot Siegel
  • Smaby Family Foundation
  • Julie and Jack Snow
  • Gregory Stenmoe
  • Dorie Sternberg
  • Dick and Claudia Swager
  • Susan M. Tanenbaum and Judith Tatar
  • Robert Ulrich and Diane Sillik
  • Mary Vaughan
  • Lindsey Walker
  • Nancy and David Warner
  • Jo and Howard Weiner
  • Lora and Martin Weinstein
  • Ellen M. Wells
  • Whitney Foundation
  • Penny Winton
  • Willie Willette
  • Brian Woolsey and Grant Jordan
  • The Wyss Foundation
  • Anonymous

Founders ($1,000–$1,999)

  • William and Suzanne Ammerman
  • Lawrence G. Anderson and Esperanza Guerrero-Anderson
  • Susan and Lloyd Armstrong
  • Drs. Ellen and Michael Bendel-Stenzel
  • Emma Berg
  • John Camp
  • James and Carmen Campbell
  • Cannon Family Foundation
  • Rachelle Dockman Chase and John H. Feldman Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Dr. Jay N. and Syma C. Cohn
  • Chad and Maggie Dayton
  • Ruth and Bruce Dayton
  • Joe Dowling and Siobhan Cleary
  • The Driscoll Foundation
  • Arthur T. Erickson Foundation
  • Jack and Camie Eugster
  • Christine and Michael Garner
  • Teddy and James Gesell
  • Lynn and Alan Goldbloom
  • Jocelyn Hale and Glenn Miller
  • Jacqueline Hanson
  • Sarah Harris and David Holmgren
  • The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
  • Ellen and Jim Hubbell
  • Ruth and John Huss
  • Lucy Rosenberry Jones
  • Nancy Jones
  • E. Robert and Margaret V. Kinney
  • Ruth DeYoung Kohler
  • Constance and Daniel Kunin
  • Lieberman-Okinow Foundation
  • George M. Logan
  • Barbara S. Longfellow
  • Robert and Sara Lumpkins
  • Carol and Aaron Mack
  • Thomas F. Madison
  • Marbrook Foundation
  • Siri and Bob Marshall
  • Jennifer and David Miller
  • Jane and John Morrison
  • Amy Mulhavill
  • Wendy Nelson
  • David and Sheryll Norback/RSP Architects
  • Onan Family Foundation
  • Rhonda and Rory O’Neill
  • Prudence Perry
  • Sally and George Pillsbury
  • Charles Pohlad
  • Walter and Harriet Pratt
  • Belva Rasmussen
  • Harvey* and Barbara Ratner
  • Geri and Darwin Reedy
  • Regis Foundation
  • Jeff Ross
  • Mats Sexton
  • William and Lee Strang
  • Dr. Gerald W. and Susan E. Timm
  • Andrea Wallack
  • Mindy Wexler
  • Whitney Foundation–David K. Whitney
  • WMN Foundation
  • Binky Wood and Winthrop Rockwell

Sponsors ($500–$999)

  • Bob and Nancy Anderson Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Cynthia and Woody Andrews
  • Carol Barnett
  • Frank Bennett
  • Julie and H. Ronald Berg
  • Carolyne Bisson and Richard Miller
  • Jane Robertson Blanch Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Joan Bren and Steve Nelson
  • Catherine Briggs
  • Gail and Robert E. Buuck
  • Colleen Carey and Pam Endean
  • Page and Jay Cowles
  • David and Kitty Crosby
  • Dr. and Mrs. Amos Deinard
  • Toni D’Eramo and Michael Jamieson
  • Tom and Mary Lou Detwiler
  • Harry M. Drake
  • David and Patricia Drew
  • Kika Dudiak and Henry Pitot
  • Mark and Shannon Evenstad
  • Nancy Feldman
  • Merrill and Shauna Ferguson
  • Larry and Marilyn Fields
  • Barbara Forster and Larry Hendrickson
  • Terence Fruth and Mary McEvoy Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Paul Frye
  • Jon W. and Christine K. Galloway
  • Doug and Gretchen Gildner
  • Scotty and Peter Gillette
  • Arnold and Sylvia Goldman
  • Polly Grose
  • Bert M. and Susan Hill Gross
  • Patricia Hampl and Terrence Williams
  • Thomas B. Hatch
  • Dan Hathaway
  • Elizabeth and Van Hawn
  • Steven and Melissa J.D. Helland
  • Peter S. and Carolyn Hendrixson
  • Karen and John Himle
  • Edwin and Libby Hlavka
  • Orville Hognander Jr.
  • Janice Hope
  • Julia and Eric Hynnek
  • James Inglis
  • Rockler Jackson Family Foundation
  • Jean and Craig Jentz
  • Sue Kaase
  • Stephen Knowles and Nada Sarraf-Knowles
  • Kyle Kossol and Tom Becker
  • Darren Lederfine
  • LeJeune Family Foundation
  • Daniel Lieberman and Suzanne Fenton
  • Debi and Ray Lipkin
  • Arnold and Jean London
  • Leland T. Lynch and Terry Saario Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • W. Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation
  • Judith Rauenhorst Mahoney Family Foundation
  • Charles and Laura Miller
  • David Miller and Mary Dew
  • Jori Miller
  • Tom and Conchy Morgan
  • William and Chouhei Mullin
  • Katherine and Kingsley Murphy, Jr.
  • Jeffrey Myers and Randy Bye
  • Charles and Candice Nadler
  • Win and Christie Neuger
  • Sheila and John Nichols
  • Susan Nowlin and Julian Gee
  • Lawrence M. and Bonnie O’Shaughnessy
  • Aura Oslapas and Robert Arleo
  • Constance Osterbaan-Milligan and Herman Milligan
  • Robert J. Owens
  • Paul S. Pappajohn and Robert J. Rademacher
  • David Perlman and Erica Norris Perlman
  • Shannon and Joseph Pettini
  • Peter Price and Julie Whitney
  • John Rasmussen
  • Michael and Tamara Root
  • Bob Rosenbaum and Maggie Gilbert
  • Beatrice Rothweiler and Neil Derechin
  • Tariq Samad and Karen Nemchik
  • Mimi and David Sanders
  • Lili Hall Scarpa
  • Nancy and Eric Schned
  • Tad Selzer and K.J. Conover
  • Rajiv and Rajni Shah
  • Carolyn Walker Shaw
  • Sieff Family Foundation
  • Stanislaw and Krystyna Skrowaczewski
  • Steven and Karen Sonnenberg
  • Marcia and John Stout
  • David and Angela Sunberg
  • Gary and Marsha Tankenoff
  • Lowell Thornber
  • Melissa and Michael Townley
  • John Tradewell
  • Carol and Lynn Truesdell
  • Emily Anne and Gedney Tuttle
  • James and Kris Ulland
  • Valerie and Roger Vetter
  • John and Janet Watson
  • Sue and Jim Westerman
  • Muriel Wexler
  • Robert P. and Avis N. White
  • Frederick and Eleanor Winston
  • Shelly and Gordon Wright
  • Angela E. Woodhouse
  • Dr. Al and Sue Zelickson
  • Julie and Charles Zelle
  • Anonymous

Associates ($250–$499)

  • Gordon and Aamoth
  • Michael and Dominique Allinder
  • Robert and Linda Andrews
  • An Anonymous Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Howard Ansel
  • Perris Aufmuth
  • Ruth and Dale Bachman
  • Rosalyn Baker
  • Jane and Walter Barry
  • Cecelia and John Beecher
  • Barbara C. Bencini
  • Dr. Richard and Kay Bendel
  • David and Dominique Bereiter
  • A. Mark Berlin, Jr.
  • David Bjork and Jeff Bengtson
  • Jeremy Black and DyShaun Muhammad
  • Carl Blashko and Jennifer Twohig
  • Jonathon and Laura Bloomberg
  • Victor Bloomfield and Elsa Shapiro
  • Dr. and Mrs. Paul Blum
  • Richard and Jane Borchers Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Beth Brill
  • David and Lonnie Broden
  • Lester and Theresa Brunker
  • Lou Burdick
  • Tom Burke and Chris Loy
  • Dan Carlsen and Susan Gerstner
  • Joanne and Benton Case, Jr.
  • David and Wendy Coggins
  • Susan Colby and Larry Baill
  • Ann and Jack Cole
  • Bert and Susie Colianni
  • Dawn and Jeff Colville
  • Karen Competente
  • Edward and Joann Conlin
  • Val and Kathleen Coppo
  • Lucia P. May and Bruce Coppock
  • Steven Cox
  • Susan G. Crawford
  • Douglas and Sarah Crowther
  • Barbara Cummard
  • Todd Cunningham
  • Katharine DeShaw and Mark McConnell
  • Leslie and Karen Desnick
  • Mary Dolan
  • Sara and Jock Donaldson
  • Al and Nancy Dorris
  • Dr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Ducker
  • Jeanne Eddy and Lee Renz
  • Joanne B. Eicher
  • Jane Effress
  • Alan and Lollie Eidsness
  • Jane Emison
  • Evie and Jeff Engler
  • Patricia Fair and Randy Arnold
  • Kathy and Bill Farley
  • Mary and Robert Fayfield
  • Jordyn Feiger and Tom Bomberg
  • Kathleen Feil and Rex Blake
  • Wendy A. Fernstrum
  • Charles and Anne Ferrell
  • C. M. Fiedler
  • Carolyn D. Fiterman
  • Gerald T. Flom
  • Robert and Jennifer Foehl
  • Kieran Folliard
  • Franklin Art Works
  • Ryan and Jenny French
  • Malia Frey
  • Charles Fuller and Constance Mayeron Cowles
  • James and Joan Gardner
  • Dorothea and Henry Garwick
  • Richard and Jane Gerber
  • Sally Gibson
  • Howard and Heidi Gilbert
  • Joline Gitis and Steve Miles
  • Richard P. Goblirsch and Linda Thain
  • Dr. Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg
  • Diane and Louie Goldenberg
  • David Goldstein and Donald Pastor
  • Adam and Kari Gottesman
  • Suzy Greenberg
  • Annette Griffin
  • Mary and Mitch Griffin
  • Bob and Julie Guelich
  • Stephanie L. Haack and James E. Toonen
  • Jim and Dorothy Halverson
  • Allan Hanson
  • Paul Hanson and Steve Riendl
  • Natilee Harren and Michael Powell
  • Jed and Emily Harris
  • David Hasbargen and Wayne Zimmerman
  • Robert V. Hassen
  • Jeffrey Hatcher
  • Alfred E. Hauwiller
  • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard
  • Deborah Hennrikus
  • Peter and Sally Herfurth
  • John and Diane Herman
  • Richard and Carrie Higgins
  • Dorothy and Don Hilligoss
  • Berenice Hillion and Christophe Bourbon
  • Richard Hinquist and Mary Hughes
  • Charlyne Hovi
  • Richard and Meredith Howell
  • Kenneth and Tina Hughes
  • Hugh and Glenda Huston
  • Frank J. Indihar, M.D. and Anita M. Pampusch, PhD
  • Lee Jacobsohn and Kathryn Kohnert
  • Marlon James
  • Michael Jones
  • Jennifer and Terrie Jorgensen
  • Julie Jurrjens
  • Phyllis and Don Kahn
  • Deborah Kermeen and John Grochala
  • Fawzia Khan and Blair Anderson
  • Erik and Cheryl Kolz
  • Felice Kronfeld
  • Dann F. Krueger
  • Maureen Kucera-Walsh and Michael Walsh
  • Rebecca Kuehn
  • Susie and Hart Kuller
  • Dr. James and Debra Lakin
  • Steven Landberg
  • John and Colles Larkin
  • Arthur Larsen and Marcia Cheney
  • Ruth and Herbert Lauritzen
  • Mary Ash Lazarus and Barry Lazarus Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Jeannine Lee and C. Roger Finney
  • Heather Lees and Lonny Wittnebel
  • Genell and John Lemley
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Lenzen
  • Harry and Sandy Lerner
  • Susan Lester and Petra Mertens
  • Jeanne and Albert Levin
  • Virginia Levy
  • Ted Lillehei
  • Calvin and Christine Litsey
  • Peggy and David Lucas
  • John and Mary Ellen Lundsten
  • Sarah Lutman and Rob Rudolph
  • Sue and Bob Macdonald
  • Laura C. MacLennan and Timothy J. Naylor
  • Joan Madden
  • Sally and Paul Maenner
  • The Mahley Family Foundation
  • Helmut and Mary Maier
  • Daniel M. Mayer
  • Virginia and Robert McCollister
  • Tracy McCormick and Sarah Freeman
  • Andrea and Steve McCue
  • Sam and Patty McCullough
  • Jan McDaniel and Tom Cummings
  • Lisa McDaniel
  • Michael and Susan McKinney
  • Sheila McNally
  • Kim and Ron Meshbesher
  • Tex and Valerie Metzger
  • Lisa Middag and Tony Nelson
  • Lee Mitau and Karin Birkeland
  • Saralee and Neil Mogilner
  • Jack and Chris Morrison
  • Alfred P. and Ann M. Moore
  • Herbert Mohring
  • Sara and Bruce Monick
  • Kathleen and Joseph Mucha
  • Faye Knowles and Douglas Muirhead
  • Elizabeth Murray
  • John and Lisa Nicotra
  • Polonia Odahara Novack
  • Mr. and Mrs. William F. Ogden Jr.
  • Timothy P. Ojile
  • Dennis R. Olson
  • Sharon Olson and Steve Erickson
  • Owen O'Neill and Elizabeth Klodas
  • Lyndly Opitz
  • Thomas Owens and Stephanie Prem
  • Sara Oxton
  • Jeffrey Parnaby and Samia Haddad
  • Sotirios A. Parashos and Christine G. Phill
  • Rick and Suzanne Pepin
  • Rodney and Nancy Peterson
  • Jennifer Case Phelps and Charles Phelps
  • Ann and Felix Phillips
  • Walter Pickhardt and Sandra Resnick
  • Cathy Polasky and Ave Nelson
  • Jody and David Post
  • Jane Powers and Michael Green
  • Nick and Judy Priadka
  • Sallie Quammen and Charles Fazio
  • Mike Reed and Jane Tilka
  • Kathryn and Stephen Remole
  • Nancy and Kevin Rhein
  • Farrel Rich and Anthony Kiorpes
  • Mason Riddle
  • Chad and Kelly Rikansrud
  • Frank and Gladys Ritter
  • Angela Robinson
  • Reva Rosenbloom
  • Doris Rose
  • Peter Rothe and Gail Amundson
  • Jill and L.J. Rotman
  • Troy Rustad
  • Cathy Ryan and Doris Engibous
  • Karen Rye and Jay Cook
  • Tom and Sheva Sanders
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Sayre
  • Julie Schaper and Steven Horwitz
  • Melissa and Jim Schifman
  • Peter and Denise Schlesinger
  • Jeremy Schroetter
  • Buddy Scroggins and Kelly Schroeder
  • Craig Seacotte
  • Martin A. Segal
  • Tina and Joe Shaffer
  • Janet and Irving Shapiro
  • Rose Jean Sharpe
  • Ames Sheldon and Andrew C. Currie
  • Marc Shoquist
  • Morton and Artice Silverman
  • Paul Simons
  • Bonnie and Peter Sipkins
  • Jenny Skinner
  • Mary Jo Skaggs
  • Michael Skoglund and Nicole Moen
  • Daniel N. Smith III and Maureen Millea Smith
  • Phil and Sharon Snyder
  • Katherine Solomonson and Thomas Erickson
  • Morton I. Sosland
  • Bill and Roxanne Soth
  • Matthew Spanjers
  • Renee Spaude and Harrison Sutcliffe
  • Nancy Speer
  • Louise and Curtis Speller
  • Susan Spray and Edward Lee
  • Miriam and James Stake
  • Barbara H. Steiner
  • Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt
  • Dana and Stephen Strand
  • Robert Striker and Patrice Tetta
  • Mark Stutrud and Susan Elias Stutrud
  • Christopher Sullivan
  • E. Thomas Sullivan
  • Tim and Beth Sullivan
  • Michael Symeonides
  • Scott and Hindy Tankenoff
  • Linda and Brian Tell
  • Kaimay and Joseph Terry
  • Edwin and Beverly Thiede
  • Gary and Kay Thompson
  • Richard and Caroline Thompson
  • Frances W. Tobian
  • Marcia K. Townley
  • Michael Trautner
  • Carol and Frank Trestman
  • Julie and Stephen Troutman
  • Patty and Randy Tucker
  • Renee Usem
  • Thomas Veitch and Gayle Fuguitt
  • JoAnn Verburg and James Moore
  • The Victor Foundation
  • Lisa G. Vincent and Matthew Spector
  • John Wald and Marianne Remedios
  • Jack and Connie Wallinga
  • Ann Warner
  • David and Ruth Waterbury
  • Stephen M. and Mary C. Watson
  • Gloria and Howard Weisskopf
  • Mary and Jeff Werbalowsky
  • Sue and Joe Werner
  • Alan and Dorene Wernke
  • Pamela R. Weston
  • David and Julie Wicklund
  • Clark J. and Sharon L. Winslow
  • Dan and Pat Winter
  • Barbara Winthrop
  • Nicole and Kirt Woodhouse
  • Teri and Glenn Woythaler
  • Yunker Associates Architecture
  • Betty Jo Zander
  • Wade Zick and Lalo Carter
  • Mrs. Chester A. Zinn
  • Bruce J. and Ilene S. Zwick
  • Anonymous (4)

Memorial Gifts

  • Michael Eckhardt in the memory of Karen Zempel
  • Dorothy Goldie in the memory of Sandra Hale
  • Sue and Paul Schneck in the memory of Bud Goldberg
  • In the memory of Bernice Klobe Thornton:
    • Eileen and Lawrence Arnoff
    • College of Creative Studies, Graphic Design Department
    • Magdalin Espy and Family
    • Robert Hassen
    • Betty J. Lillehei
    • Laurence and Mary Mork
    • John and Christine Morrison
    • Elizabeth Thornton
    • Thomas Winfield Thornton and Brend J. Mixson
    • Frances W. Tobian
    • Laurie and Patrick Wardell
    • Ann and Dale Warner
    • James I. Wyer
  • David K. Whitney, Javier J. Cisneros, and the Winton Whitney Fund in the memory of J. Kimball Whitney

Honorary Gifts

  • Stewart F. Crosby in honor of Thomas Crosby, Jr.
  • M. Nazie Eftekhari in honor of Christopher Pohlad and Kacey Wood’s engagement
  • Marilyn and Larry Fields in honor of Olga Viso
  • Marilyn and Larry Fields in honor of Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Peter Gadwa in honor of Anne Gadwa
  • Sarah Harris in honor of Michael Peterman
  • In honor of Deb Hopp and Kit Dahl’s marriage:
    • M. Nazie Eftekhari
    • Jane and David Gregerson
    • Nicole and Kirt Whoodhouse
  • Julie and Scott Moss and Rhonda and Robert Zakheim in honor of Jody Weisman and David Post’s marriage
  • Candice and Charles Nadler in honor of Marge and Irv Weiser
  • Joan and Kieth Schatzke in honor of Brian Pietsch
  • In honor of Olga Viso and Cameron Gainer’s marriage:
    • M. Nazie Eftekhari
    • Thomas and Kitty Stoner

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

$150 and above

  • Nancy and Bob Anderson
  • Charles and Melanie Barry
  • Ellen and Michael Bendel-Stenzel
  • Carolyne K. Bisson and Richard Miller
  • Mr. and Mrs. Conley Brooks, Sr.
  • Page and Jay Cowles
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Mrs. Julius E. Davis
  • Laura and Mike Day
  • Judy Dayton
  • Mae and Toby Dayton
  • Leslie and Karen Desnick
  • William R. and Janice M. Dircks
  • Gerald and Kay Erickson
  • Martha and John Gabbert
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • Thane and Blanche Hawkins
  • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard
  • Dorothy and Don Hilligoss
  • Deborah Hopp and Christopher Dahl
  • Delle Jacobs
  • Chris Killingstad
  • Jane Lewis and Conrado Aparicio
  • W. Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation
  • Beverly Marlow
  • Donald McNeil and Emily Galusha
  • Jane Mercier and Mark Taylor
  • Tex and Valerie Metzger
  • Marlene and Marshall Miller
  • Linda Molitor
  • Monica and David Nassif / Rose Francis Foundation
  • Mary and John Pappajohn
  • Jeffrey Parnaby and Samia Haddad
  • Selga Petersons and Petch Howitz
  • Alan Polsky
  • Harriet and Walter Pratt
  • Nick and Judy Priadka
  • Paula and Roger Roe
  • Tariq Samad and Karen Nemchik
  • Terri and Angelos Siderakos
  • Harriet and Edson Spencer
  • Gregory Stenmoe
  • Krista and Will Stensrud
  • Marcia and John Stout
  • Lowell Thornber
  • Valerie and Roger Vetter
  • Jo and Howard Weiner
  • Donald and Mary Sue Wester
  • WMN Foundation
  • Anonymous

Corporate Members

Premier Partners ($150,000 and above)

Delta
General Mills
StarTribune
Target

Founders ($50,000–$99,999)

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Optum

Benefactors ($25,000–$49,999)

  • 3M Foundation
  • The Cargill Foundation
  • Piper Jaffray
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

Patrons ($10,000–$24,999)

  • American Express
  • The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
  • Faegre & Benson Foundation
  • RBC Foundation - USA
  • Room & Board
  • Tennant Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • UBS
  • The Valspar Foundation

Advocates ($5,000–$9,999)

  • Faribault Foods
  • IWCO Direct
  • Mutual of America Life Insurance Company
  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. Private Foundation

Friends ($2,000–$4,999)

  • Business Data Record Services, Inc.
  • Emerson Process Management—Rosemount Inc.
  • Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Floyd Total Security
  • KPMG LLP
  • Leonard, Street and Deinard Foundation
  • Little & Company and the Little-Abeln Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • M. A. Mortenson Company
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Okabena Advisors
  • Peregrine Capital Management Inc. Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Sit Investment Associates Foundation
  • Sotheby’s
  • Towers Watson

Associates ($1,000–$1,999)

  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Brock White Company, LLC
  • Federated Insurance Companies
  • HGA Architects and Engineers
  • Marquette Real Estate Group
  • Meristem, LLP
  • Securian Foundation, supported by Securian Financial Group and its affiliates, Minnesota Life, Advantus Capital Management and Securian Trust
  • Shapco Printing, Inc.
  • The Tegra Group
  • Unison, Inc.
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Matching Gifts

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Emerson Electric Co.
  • GE Foundation
  • General Mills Foundation
  • GlaxoSmithKline Foundation
  • IBM International Foundation
  • Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
  • Pfizer Foundation
  • Piper Jaffray
  • The Prudential Foundation
  • REI
  • Securian Foundation
  • Tennant Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation

In-Kind Gifts

  • Blu Dot
  • Carlson Marketing
  • City Pages
  • Common Roots
  • Common Sense Building Services
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Frank and Frances Wilkinson
  • General Mills
  • HGA Architects and Engineers
  • Peter Krembs, LLC
  • Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis
  • Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
  • Minnesota Public Radio
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine/MSP Communications
  • Nina Hale Inc., Search Engine Marketing
  • Roger L. Hale
  • Room & Board
  • Star Tribune
  • Studio On Fire. A Design & Letterpress Workspace
  • Summit Brewing Company
  • Target
  • The Onion/Twin Cities Decider
  • W Minneapolis – The Foshay

Special Project Contributors

July 1, 2010–June 30, 2011

The Walker Art Center gratefully acknowledges the following donors for restricted program gifts during the last fiscal year.

Acquisitions

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Peggy and Ralph Burnet
  • Russell Cowles and Josine Peters
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Babe Davis
  • Jay F. Ecklund
  • Kathleen Fluegel
  • Martha and John Gabbert
  • Goodale Family Foundation
  • Agnes Gund
  • Hayes Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • Dorothy Lichtenstein
  • MAHADH Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation
  • Barbara G. Pine
  • Margot Siegel
  • Harriet and Edson Spencer
  • Marion Stroud Swingle
  • David Teiger
  • Joanne Von Blon
  • Marge and Irv Weiser
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele

Collectors’ Council

  • Lowry Hill

Collectors’ Council Acquisitions Fund

  • Katharine L. Kelly
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr.
  • Brian J. Pietsch and John T. Walsh
  • Alan Polsky
  • Gregory Stenmoe

Education and Community Programs

$100,000 and above

  • Institute of Museum and Library Services: Museums for America
  • Target

$50,000–$99,999

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • The Medtronic Foundation
  • MetLife Foundation
  • Wells Fargo

$25,000–$49,999

  • Best Buy Children’s Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts: Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth

$10,000–$24,999

  • The Pentair Foundation
  • Xcel Energy Foundation

Up to $2,499

  • Dick and Claudia Swager

Events

  • Prairie Organic Vodka

Film/Video

$50,000–$99,999

  • Elizabeth Redleaf

$25,000–$49,999

  • Michelle and Bill Pohlad
  • Regis Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters

$2,500–$9,999

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Global Spotlight, the University of Minnesota Office of International Programs’ biennial focus on a region of the world and a pressing global issue
  • Minnesota Film and TV

Up to $2,499

  • Cultures France and the Consulate General of France in Chicago
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

Legacy Circle

  • Lowry Hill
  • NetJets

Library, Archives, and Registration

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Major Institutional Gifts

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • The Bush Foundation
  • Judy Dayton
  • Minnesota Office of Energy Security
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
  • Anonymous

mnartists.org

  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Anonymous

New Media Initiatives

  • The Getty Foundation

Performing Arts

$100,000 and above

  • Dance/USA, through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the James Irvine Foundation
  • William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$50,000–$99,999

  • Best Buy
  • Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, through the generous support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts: Access to Artistic Excellence

$25,000–$49,999

  • FICO
  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • Jerome Foundation
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr. / The Moore Family Fund for the Arts of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • New England Foundation for the Arts

$10,000–$24,999

  • Chamber Music America: Presenting Jazz
  • Sage and John Cowles
  • Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for the Performing Arts, a program of French American Cultural Exchange (FACE)
  • Robert and Katherine Goodale
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • King’s Fountain/Barbara Watson Pillsbury and Henry Pillsbury
  • Emily Maltz
  • National Performance Network
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney

$2,500–$9,999

  • The British Council
  • Russell Cowles
  • Josine Peters
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

Up to $2,499

  • Judith and Jerome Ingber

Rock the Garden

$25,000–$49,999

  • Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
  • Minnesota Twins

$10,000–$24,999

  • Best Buy
  • Häagen-Dazs Shops
  • Prairie Organic Vodka
  • Summit Brewing Company
  • Thomson Reuters
  • University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business

Tour Guide Bus Fund

  • Nancy Beach
  • Judy Berger
  • Robert and Kim Birdwell
  • Bonnabeau Family
  • Terry Campbell and Chip Lindeke
  • Diane Creager
  • Barbara Davey
  • Mary Dew
  • Jennifer Dolen
  • Mary Fernstrum
  • Sunny Floum
  • Steve and Peni Gensler
  • Courtney Gerber
  • Rivel Greenberg
  • Elisabeth Heefner
  • Sandra Hutson Gunderson
  • Martha Koch
  • Chris Kraft
  • Caroline Lappin
  • Dee Lynch
  • Jennifer L. Martin
  • Christine B. McVay
  • Jane Mercier and Mark Taylor
  • Saralee Mogilner
  • Vivian Rengstorff
  • Tina Rivkin
  • Sarah Schultz
  • Hildy Shank
  • Margaret Sines and Dave Jacobs
  • Susan Spray
  • Mimi Stake
  • Marguerite Sweeney
  • Rae Van Wyhe
  • Bethany Whitehead
  • Karen Wilcox
  • Sharon Zweigbaum
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Anonymous in honor of Abbie Anderson

Visual Arts

$100,000 and above

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Judy Dayton
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • Elizabeth Redleaf
  • Shank Family Foundation
  • Sotheby’s

$50,000–$99,999

  • Lisa and Pat Denzer
  • L&M Arts in New York
  • Martin and Brown Foundation
  • Harriet and Edson Spencer
  • David Teiger Foundation
  • John L. Thomson
  • U.S. Bank, The Private Client Reserve
  • The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  • Audrey and Zygi Wilf

$25,000–$49,999

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Heather James Fine Art
  • M&I Wealth Management
  • Dr. William W. and Nadine M. McGuire
  • Joan and John Nolan
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Helen and Peter Warwick

$10,000–$24,999

  • Accenture
  • Carol and Judson Bemis, Jr.
  • Briggs & Morgan
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Megan and James Dayton
  • Marilyn and Larry Fields
  • Ann M. Hatch
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • Macy’s
  • Nimoy Foundation
  • Linda and Lawrence Perlman
  • Geri and Dar Reedy
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Jean Walker Lowell and Wayne Lowell
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

Walker Open Field

  • Optum
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele Family Foundation

Affinity Groups

The Walker gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their support of Walker Art Center programs.

Collectors’ Council

Co-chairs

  • Katharine Kelly
  • Alan Polsky
  • Maurice and Sally Blanks
  • Ellen and Jan Breyer
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • Carrie and Peter Connor
  • John Cullen and Joseph Gibbons
  • Ellen Doll and Jay Swanson
  • Amy and Mitch Kern
  • Dr. John C. and Searcy T. Lillehei
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • Jennifer Martin
  • Sanders and Tasha Marvin
  • Robert Bras and Julie Matonich
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Tim and Kim Montgomery
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr.
  • Thomas Owens and Stephanie Prem
  • Brian J. Pietsch and John T. Walsh
  • Donna and James Pohlad
  • Alan Polsky
  • Peter and Annie Remes
  • Greg Stenmoe
  • Nancy and David Warner
  • Susan and Robert White
  • Brian Woolsey

Film Society

Co-chairs

  • William Pohlad
  • Elizabeth Redleaf

Producers’ Council

Co-chairs

  • Nadine M. McGuire
  • David Moore, Jr.
  • Russell Cowles
  • Sage and John Cowles
  • Robert and Katherine Goodale
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • King’s Fountain/Barbara Watson Pillsbury and Henry Pillsbury
  • Emily Maltz
  • Dr. William W. and Nadine M. McGuire
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr.
  • Josine Peters
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

Named Endowment Funds for Operations and Programs

The following individuals, families, and organizations are gratefully acknowledged for their named endowment funds that provide ongoing support for Walker Art Center operations and programs (market value as of June 30, 2011).

Funds of $15,000,000 or more

  • Oakleaf Endowment Trust

Funds of $2,000,000–$5,000,000

  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the Doris Duke Performing Arts Endowment Fund
  • The Wallace Foundation Excellence Award
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele Visual Arts Fund

Funds of $1,000,000–$1,999,999

  • Dayton Hudson Foundation Fund for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Funds of $500,000–$999,999

  • John Cowles Family Trust Internship Fund
  • Virginia Dwan Registration Fund for Care of the Permanent Collection
  • Frederick R. Weisman Fund for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Funds of $100,000–$499,999

  • N. Bud Grossman Fund for the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
  • Hearst Endowed Fund for Education and Community Programs
  • Aaron and Carol Mack Fund for the Mack Lecture Series
  • Ted Mann Fund for Education
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fund for Publications
  • Susan Mary Shuman Okie Fund for Library and Archives
  • Ruben/Bentson Fund for the Acquisition, Conservation, and Presentation of Media

Funds of up to $99,999

  • Judy and Kenneth Dayton Garden Fund
  • Alma Walker Fund for Library and Archives

Named Endowment Funds for Art Acquisition

The following individuals, families, and organizations are gratefully acknowledged for their named endowment funds that provide an ongoing source of income for the acquisition of new art and continual growth of the Walker Art Center’s permanent collection (market value as of June 30, 2011).

Funds of $2,000,000 or more

  • Frederick R. Weisman Sculpture Acquisition Fund

Funds of $1,000,000–$1,999,999

  • Justin Smith Purchase Fund
  • T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund

Funds of $100,000–$999,999

  • Butler Family Fund
  • Julie and Babe Davis Acquisition Fund
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen Acquisition Fund for Drawings
  • The McKnight Acquisition Fund
  • Clinton and Della Walker Acquisition Fund

The Legacy Circle

Planned gifts secure the Walker Art Center for future generations. The Walker gratefully acknowledges the ongoing generosity and sustaining support of the members of the Legacy Circle:

  • Dennis Albrecht
  • Lawrence G. Anderson and Esperanza Guerrero-Anderson
  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Mike* and Roz Baker
  • Antay S. Bilgutay
  • Edward H. Borkon
  • Peggy and Ralph Burnet
  • Darlene J. and Richard P. Carroll
  • Mrs. Julius E. Davis
  • Julia W. and Kenneth* Dayton
  • Martha Dayton and Thomas Nelson
  • Mary H. Dayton*
  • Katharine DeShaw and Mark McConnell
  • Denise M. Engebretson
  • Stephen Figlmiller
  • Shirley and Miles* Fiterman
  • Dorothy Simpson Fobes*
  • John and Deanne Greco
  • Ronya and Lawrence Greenberg
  • Kathy Halbreich
  • Eleanor L. Harris
  • Diane and Tony Hofstede
  • Deborah Hopp
  • Sara Jones
  • Erwin and Miriam Kelen
  • Mr. and Mrs. William Kling
  • Sue Kotila
  • Barbara S. Longfellow
  • Donna and Cargill MacMillan
  • Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm A. McCannel
  • Dr. William W. and Nadine M. McGuire
  • Donald McNeil and Emily Galusha
  • Allan E. “Pat” Mulligan*
  • Richardson and Susan Okie*
  • Brian J. Pietsch and John T. Walsh
  • Jody Post
  • Dr. and Mrs. Stacy Roback
  • Lucy Rogers and Larry Grant
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edmond R. Ruben*
  • Berneen Rose Rudolph
  • William Boss Sandberg*
  • Art and Nancy Schwalm
  • Craig Seacotte
  • Alec Soth
  • Edward O. Swanson*
  • Roman and Alice* Verostko
  • Joanne and Philip* Von Blon
  • William Weisman
  • Mindy Wexler
  • Steven Wexler
  • Helen Winton Whitney*
  • Darcy Winter
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele
  • Anonymous (8)

*deceased