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A Fantastical Fête, the Walker’s first benefit event in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, raised more than $1.4 million

Annual Fund

July 1, 2011–June 30, 2012

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 and Tom Hoch
  • 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 / Nor Hall of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Karen and Ken Heithoff
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • Donna MacMillan
  • Mary and John Pappajohn
  • Michael Peel
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Rebecca C. and Robert Pohlad
  • Elizabeth Redleaf
  • Heidi Steiger
  • Joanne Von Blon
  • Helen and Peter Warwick
  • Weiser Family Foundation
  • Helen Whitney*
  • Audrey and Zygmunt Wilf
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele

Leaders ($15,000–$24,999)

  • Gayle and Mike Ahearn
  • Carol and Judson Bemis, Jr.
  • Ann Birks
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • John and Arlene Dayton
  • Megan and James Dayton
  • Vanessa and David Dayton
  • Walter and Lynda De Logi
  • Andrew and Lisa Duff
  • FICO
  • Shawn Gensch and Scott Steen
  • Richard and Nancy Hirst
  • Chris Killingstad
  • Pamela Kramlich
  • Anne Labovitz and Bill Gamble
  • Jeanne and Richard Levitt
  • Martha MacMillan
  • Dr. William W. and Nadine M. McGuire
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr. / The Moore Family 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
  • Teresa Rasmussen and Jon Trangsrud
  • Peter and Annie Remes
  • John and Lois Rogers
  • Joel Ronning
  • Lynn Carlson Schell and Jim Schell
  • Judith and Stephen Shank
  • Harriet and Ed* Spencer
  • Wim Stocks
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • John L. Thomson
  • Thomas and Angela Wicka
  • Frank and Frances Wilkinson
  • Ginny Williams

Directors ($10,000–$14,999)

  • William R. and Janice M. Dircks
  • Dolly J. Fiterman
  • Ann M. Hatch
  • Hoeft Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Deborah Hopp and Christopher Dahl
  • Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
  • Katharine L. Kelly
  • Jean Walker Lowell and Wayne Lowell
  • Marilyn and Glen Nelson
  • The Leslye Phillips Family Foundation
  • Michelle and William Pohlad
  • John and Laura Taft
  • Susan and Rob White

Patrons’ Circle

Partners ($5,000–$9,999)

  • Edward R. Bazinet Foundation
  • Boss Foundation
  • Ellen and Jan Breyer
  • Ann W. Cadwalader
  • Curtis L. Carlson Family Foundation
  • Robert and Joan Dayton
  • Richard and Beverly Fink
  • B.C. Gamble & P.W. Skogmo Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation
  • Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison
  • R.C. Lilly Foundation
  • Mary and Bob Mersky
  • Marlene and Marshall Miller
  • Nancy and Larry Pantirer
  • Dick and Mary Payne
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
  • Kathleen S. Roeder
  • Dick and Claudia Swager
  • John R. and Carol Thompson
  • Adrian Walker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Walker, Jr.
  • Elaine B. Walker
  • Wenger Foundation
  • Anonymous (2)

Fellows ($2,000–$4,999)

  • Siah and Barbara Armajani
  • Susan and Lloyd Armstrong
  • Brian Austin and John Knudsen
  • Daniel Avchen
  • Emma Berg
  • Maurice and Sally Blanks
  • Herman J. Birnberg
  • Michael J. Blum and Abigail Rose
  • Boren Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Marvin and Betty Borman
  • Robert Bras and Julie Matonich
  • Gloria Bumsted
  • M. Nicholas Burke, MD and Susan Slattery-Burke
  • Darlene J. and Richard P. Carroll Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Aleya and Judson Champlin
  • Harold Clausen and Barbara Duncan
  • Gisela Corbett
  • Jeanne Corwin
  • Ella Crosby
  • John Cullen and Joseph Gibbons
  • 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.
  • Arthur T. Erickson Foundation
  • Ted Ferrara
  • Amy and Miles Fiterman
  • Shirley Fiterman
  • Kristine Gigerich
  • Marilyn and Dean Greenberg
  • Robert and Susan Greenberg
  • Betsy and Jule Hannaford
  • Martha Head
  • Dylan Hicks and Nina Hale
  • John and Amy Higgins
  • Diane and Tony Hofstede
  • Dorothy J. Horns, MD and James P. Richardson
  • Susanne and Zenas Hutcheson
  • Jane and Jim Kaufman Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Amy and Mitch Kern
  • Janie and Orrin Kirschbaum
  • Leeward Landing Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Sarah and Jonathan Lebedoff
  • Allen and Kathy Lenzmeier
  • Dr. John C. and Searcy T. Lillehei
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • Robert Jeddeloh and Peter Krembs
  • Mark and Kati Lovaas
  • Olga and George Mack
  • Emily Maltz
  • Sanders and Tasha Marvin
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Donald McNeil and Emily Galusha
  • Susan Miller
  • Lucy and Bob Mitchell
  • Dr. Tim J. and Kimberly Montgomery
  • Sheila C. Morgan
  • Katherine and Kingsley Murphy
  • Kate and Stuart Nielsen
  • Steve and Tamrah Schaller O’Neil
  • Thomas Owens and Stephanie Prem
  • Dean and Karin Phillips
  • Mary Ingebrand Pohlad
  • Alan Polsky
  • Pratt Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • The Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation, Inc.
  • Mary and Tom Racciatti
  • Lawrence M. Redmond
  • Paula and Roger Roe
  • Phil and Tammie Rosenbloom
  • Nancy Saliterman
  • Michael Schmaltz
  • Nancy and Art Schwalm
  • Carolyn and Craig Schwalm
  • Beth Ann Segal
  • Bill Siegel
  • Smaby Family Foundation
  • Julie and Jack Snow
  • Gregory Stenmoe
  • Dorie Sternberg
  • David and Angela Sunberg
  • Sarah Wilson Sweatt Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Susan M. Tanenbaum and Judith Tatar
  • David Teiger
  • Robert Ulrich and Diane Sillik
  • Mary Vaughan
  • Olga Viso
  • Nancy and David Warner
  • Jo and Howard Weiner
  • Lora and Martin Weinstein
  • Whitney Foundation
  • Penny Winton
  • Rosina Lee Yue and Bert A. Lies, Jr., MD
  • Anonymous

Founders ($1,000–$1,999)

  • William and Suzanne Ammerman
  • Drs. Ellen and Michael Bendel-Stenzel
  • John and Nancy Burbidge
  • John and Susan Camp
  • Cannon Family Foundation
  • Colleen Carey and Pam Endean
  • Page and Jay Cowles
  • Merrie and Dave Dahlgren
  • Ruth and Bruce Dayton
  • Joe Dowling and Siobhan Cleary
  • The Driscoll Foundation
  • Jack and Camie Eugster
  • Christine and Michael Garner
  • Teddy and James Gesell
  • Lynn and Alan Goldbloom
  • Suzy Greenberg*
  • The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
  • Ellen and Jim Hubbell
  • Ruth and John Huss
  • Lucy Rosenberry Jones
  • The Julia Kaemmer Fund of HRK Foundation
  • E. Robert and Margaret V. Kinney
  • Ruth DeYoung Kohler
  • Constance and Daniel Kunin
  • Lieberman-Okinow Foundation
  • Helen E. and Daniel T. Lindsay Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • George M. Logan
  • Robert and Sara Lumpkins
  • Carol and Aaron Mack
  • Thomas F. Madison
  • Siri and Bob Marshall
  • Jennifer and David Miller
  • David and Sheryll Norback/RSP Architects
  • Rhonda and Rory O'Neill
  • Otto-Whalley Family Foundation
  • Robert J. Owens
  • Sotirios A. Parashos and Christine G. Phill
  • Prudence Perry
  • David Piper
  • Charles Pohlad
  • Belva Rasmussen
  • Harvey* and Barbara Ratner
  • Geri and Darwin Reedy
  • Regis Foundation
  • Sandra B. Roe
  • Jeff Ross
  • Mats Sexton
  • Tina Flint Smith and Archie Smith
  • Steven and Karen Sonnenberg
  • William and Lee Strang
  • Dr. Gerald W. and Susan E. Timm
  • Valerie and Roger Vetter
  • John C. and Kay Kimpton Walker
  • Mindy Wexler
  • William E. Weisman
  • Mark and Muriel Wexler Foundation
  • WMN Foundation
  • Binky Wood and Winthrop Rockwell
  • Nicole and Kirt Woodhouse
  • Julie and Charles Zelle

Sponsors ($500–$999)

  • Bob and Nancy Anderson Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Woodbury H. and Cynthia A. Andrews
  • Carol Barnett
  • Walter and Jane Barry
  • Carolyne K. Bisson and Richard Miller
  • Jeremy Black and DyShaun Muhammad
  • Gail and Robert E. Buuck
  • CDF Foundation
  • Dr. Jay N. and Syma C. Cohn
  • Rob and Mary Colbert
  • Tad Selzer and K.J. Conover
  • David and Kitty Crosby
  • Tom and Mary Lou Detwiler
  • Mary C. Dolan
  • Anne and Conor Dowdle
  • Harry M. Drake
  • Dave and Pat Drew
  • Nancy Feldman
  • Merrill and Shauna Ferguson
  • Bruno Freeman
  • Jon W. and Christine K. Galloway
  • Doug and Gretchen Gildner
  • Richard P. Goblirsch and Linda Thain
  • Arnold and Sylvia Goldman
  • Annette Griffin
  • Polly Grose
  • Bert M. and Susan Hill Gross
  • Jocelyn Hale and Glenn Miller
  • Jacqueline Hanson
  • Lorraine Hart
  • Thomas B. Hatch
  • Dan Hathaway
  • Thane and Blanche Hawkins
  • Elizabeth and Van Hawn
  • Steven and Melissa J.D. Helland
  • Peter S. and Carolyn Hendrixson
  • John and Karen Himle
  • Cecily Hines and Thomas Pettus
  • Edwin and Libby Hlavka
  • Orville Hognander Jr.
  • Janice Hope
  • James Inglis
  • Marlon James
  • Jean and Craig Jentz
  • Sue Kaase
  • John and Judith Keller
  • Judith Rauenhorst Mahoney Family Foundation
  • Virginia Kirby and Neal F. Viemeister
  • Kyle Kossol and Tom Becker
  • Kevin Kunz
  • LeJeune Family Foundation
  • Debi and Ray Lipkin
  • Arnold and Jean London
  • Barbara S. Longfellow
  • Leland T. Lynch and Terry Saario Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • W. Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation
  • Jim and Laura Miles
  • Charles and Laura Miller
  • David Miller and Mary Dew
  • Jori Miller
  • Alfred P. and Ann M. Moore
  • Tom and Conchy Morgan
  • Joe and Kathy Mucha
  • Jeffrey Myers and Randy Bye
  • Charles and Candice Nadler
  • Win and Christie Neuger
  • Sheila and John Nichols
  • Eric Norman
  • Aura Oslapas and Robert Arleo
  • Constance Osterbaan-Milligan and Herman Milligan
  • Sara Oxton
  • Paul S. Pappajohn and Robert J. Rademacher
  • Jeffrey Parnaby and Samia Haddad
  • David Perlman and Erica Norris Perlman
  • Ann and Felix Phillips
  • Ritz Family Foundation
  • Tariq Samad and Karen Nemchik
  • Mimi and David Sanders
  • Lili Hall Scarpa
  • Nancy and Eric Schned
  • Katherine Schueler
  • Sieff Family Foundation
  • Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
  • Katherine Solomonson and Thomas Erickson
  • Renee Spaude and Harrison Sutcliffe
  • Margaret Spear
  • Leah Stevens and Kellie Bronson
  • Marcia and John Stout
  • Dorothy Swanson Charitable Foundation
  • Michael Symeonides
  • Tank Hill Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Gary and Marsha Tankenoff
  • Lowell Thornber
  • Jane Tilka
  • Carol and Lynn Truesdell
  • Emily Anne and Gedney Tuttle
  • James and Kris Ulland
  • Thomas Veitch and Gayle Fuguitt
  • Mavis and Robert Voigt
  • Sue and Jim Westerman
  • Julie Whitney and Peter Price
  • Frederick and Eleanor Winston
  • Dr. Al and Sue Zelickson
  • David Zucco and Justin Newhall

Associates ($250–$499)

  • Gordon and Mary Aamoth
  • Michael and Dominique Poiriel Allinder
  • Gail Amundson and Peter Rothe
  • Linda Z. Andrews
  • Howard Ansel
  • Perris Aufmuth
  • Ruth and Dale Bachman
  • Thomas and Susan Bailey
  • Rosalyn Baker
  • Charles and Melanie Barry
  • Jane and Walter Barry
  • Teresa Bechtold and James Hietala
  • Cecelia and John Beecher
  • Jim and Sally Beloff
  • Barbara C. Bencini
  • Dr. Richard and Kay Bendel
  • Dominique and David Bereiter
  • A. Mark Berlin, Jr.
  • Kimberly and Robert Birdwell
  • David Bjork
  • Jane Robertson Blanch Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Jonathon and Laura Bloomberg
  • Victor Bloomfield and Elsa Shapiro
  • Richard and Jane Borchers Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Beth Brill
  • Dave and Lonnie Broden
  • Lou Burdick
  • Tom Burke and Chris Loy
  • Joanne and Benton Case, Jr.
  • David and Wendy Coggins
  • Susan Colby and Larry Baill
  • Bert and Susie Colianni
  • Ann and Jack Cole
  • Edward and Joann Conlin
  • Mary Connelly and Meghann Mueller
  • Barbara Cummard
  • Dr. and Mrs. Amos Deinard
  • Louise Desjardins and Jacques Bursnwick
  • Leslie and Karen Desnick
  • David Diehl and Rebecca Murray
  • Sara and Jock Donaldson
  • Al and Nancy Dorris
  • Dr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Ducker
  • Kika Dudiak and Henry Pitot
  • David and Suzanne Edwardy
  • Jane Effress
  • Alan and Lollie Eidsness
  • Jane Emison
  • Evie and Jeff Engler
  • George M. Ewing Jr.
  • Patricia Fair and Randy Arnold
  • Kathy and Bill Farley
  • Charles and Anne Ferrell
  • Kathleen Fluegel
  • Sam Folk-Williams
  • Kieran Folliard
  • Joan Fox and Mark Kosieradzki
  • David Francis
  • Rhea Frederick
  • Ryan and Jenny French
  • Terence Fruth and Mary McEvoy Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Charles Fuller and Constance Mayeron Cowles
  • Sara and Hart Garner
  • Dorothea and Henry Garwick
  • Richard and Jane Gerber
  • Susan Gerstner and Dan Carlsen
  • Heidi and Howard Gilbert
  • Scotty and Peter Gillette
  • Dr. Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg
  • Diane and Louie Goldenberg
  • David Goldstein and Donald Pastor
  • Doug and Jane Gorence
  • Ellen Grace
  • Kirsten and Eric Gregerson
  • Karyn Gruenberg
  • Bob and Julie Guelich
  • Dan Guerrero
  • Tenner and Liv Guillaume
  • Norman and Jane Gurstel
  • Stephanie L. Haack and James E. Toonen
  • Jim and Dorothy Halverson
  • Patricia Hampl and Terrence Williams
  • Allan Hanson
  • Paul Hanson and Steve Riendl
  • Natilee Harren and Michael G. Powell
  • Emily and Jed Harris
  • David Hasbargen and Wayne Zimmerman
  • Jeffrey Hatcher
  • Robert V. Hassen
  • Alfred E. Hauwiller
  • Anne and Peter Heegaard
  • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard
  • Deborah Hennrikus
  • Sally and Peter Herfurth
  • John and Diane Herman
  • Dale and Linda Herron
  • Mary Hicks
  • Richard and Carrie Higgins
  • Linda and John Hoeschler
  • Lucy Holland and Charles Schulz
  • Fran and Arthur Horowitz
  • Richard and Meredith Howell
  • Kenneth and Tina Hughes
  • William Humphrey
  • Hugh and Glenda Huston
  • Frank J. Indihar, MD and Anita M. Pampusch, PhD
  • Lee Jacobsohn and Kathryn Kohnert
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Paul and Mary Johnston
  • Michael Jones
  • Jennifer and Terrie Jorgensen
  • Susan and Thomas Judd
  • Julie Jurrjens
  • Phyllis and Don Kahn
  • Deborah Kermeen and John Grochala
  • Faye Knowles and Douglas Muirhead
  • Erik and Cheryl Kolz
  • Christine Kraft and Nelson Capes
  • Felice Kronfeld
  • Dann F. Krueger
  • Maureen Kucera-Walsh and Mike Walsh
  • Alexandra Kulijewicz
  • Susie and Hart Kuller
  • Dr. Jim and Debra Lakin
  • Steven Landberg
  • Ruth and Herbert Lauritzen
  • Billie Lawton
  • Mary Ash Lazarus and Barry Lazarus
  • Ann Ledy
  • Jeannine Lee and C. Roger Finney
  • Heather Lees and Lonny Wittnebel
  • Genell Lemley
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Lenzen
  • Todd E. and Beth K. Leonard
  • Jeanne and Albert Levin
  • Virginia Levy
  • Daniel Lieberman and Suzanne Fenton
  • Ted Lillehei
  • Calvin and Christine Litsey
  • Tim and Susanna Lodge
  • Merlin Loudenburg
  • Peggy and David Lucas
  • Dr. Caliann T. Lum
  • 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
  • Linda Massopust
  • Daniel M. Mayer
  • Virginia and Robert McCollister
  • Tracy McCormick and Sarah Freeman
  • Sam and Patty McCullough
  • Mikel and Susan McKinney
  • Lisa McDaniel
  • Sheila McNally
  • Kim and Ron Meshbesher
  • Tex and Valerie Metzger
  • Lisa Middag and Tony Nelson
  • Joline Gitis and Steve Miles
  • Eric Mills
  • Saralee and Neil Mogilner
  • Sara and Bruce Monick
  • John and Christine Morrison
  • Elizabeth Murray
  • Laura Nedved
  • Wendy Nelson
  • John and Lisa Nicotra
  • Polonia Odahara Novack
  • James and Sonja Odland
  • William and Elinor Ogden
  • Timothy P. Ojile
  • Dennis R. Olson
  • Eduardo and Sue Padilla
  • Mary Ann and Richard Pedtke
  • Rodney and Nancy Peterson
  • Selga Petersons and Petch Howitz
  • Deanna Phillips
  • Walter Pickhardt and Sandra Resnick
  • Joe and Sara Pohlad
  • Cathy Polasky and Ave Nelson
  • Jody and David Post
  • Jane Powers and Michael Green
  • Nick and Judy Priadka
  • Gary and Susan Rappaport
  • John Rasmussen and Megan McCready
  • Nancy and Kevin Rhein
  • Laurie Rice
  • Farrel Rich and Anthony Kiorpes
  • Mason Riddle
  • Chad and Kelly Rikansrud
  • Bethany Robertson-Martin and Stacy Pampuch
  • Angela Robinson
  • David Robinson
  • Michael and Tamara Root
  • Doris Rose
  • Peter Rose
  • Jane Rosemarin and Val Landwehr
  • Bob Rosenbaum and Maggie Gilbert
  • Reva Rosenbloom
  • M. Kathryn Ross
  • Jill and L.J. Rotman
  • Stacy and John Rubeli
  • Michael Rucker
  • Cathy Ryan and Doris Engibous
  • Tom and Sheva Sanders
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Sayre
  • Julie Schaper and Steven Horwitz
  • Melissa and Jim Schifman
  • Peter and Denise Schlesinger
  • Buddy Scroggins and Kelly Schroeder
  • Gautam and Janise Sen Gupta
  • Janet and Irving Shapiro
  • Rose Jean Sharpe
  • Greg and Jane Shaughnessy
  • Ames Sheldon and Andrew C. Currie
  • Marc Shoquist
  • Bonnie and Peter Sipkins
  • Mary Jo Skaggs
  • Jenny Skinner
  • Daniel N. Smith III and Maureen Millea Smith
  • Phil and Sharon Snyder
  • Morton and Estelle Sosland
  • Bill and Roxanne Soth
  • Robert Spikings and Jeffery Perkey
  • Susan Spray and Edward Lee
  • Miriam and James Stake
  • Michael Stanfield
  • Barbara H. Steiner
  • Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt
  • Krista and Will Stensrud
  • Dana and Stephen Strand
  • Robert Striker and Patrice Tetta
  • Mark Stutrud and Susan Elias Stutrud
  • Christopher 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
  • Marcia K. Townley
  • Michael Trautner
  • Carol and Frank Trestman
  • Susan and Thomas Trondson
  • Patty and Randy Tucker
  • Lee Vaughan
  • JoAnn Verburg and James Moore
  • The Victor Foundation
  • Lisa G. Vincent and Matthew Spector
  • Richard J. and Kyla Wahlstrom
  • John Wald and Marianne Remedios
  • David and Ruth Waterbury
  • John and Janet Watson
  • Jon Watson and Kathy Moe
  • Jean Weiss
  • Ellen M. Wells
  • Jeffrey & Mary Werbalowsky Philanthropic Fund
  • Pamela R. Weston
  • Sue and Joe Werner
  • Alan and Dorene Wernke
  • David and Julie Wicklund
  • Anthony Winer
  • Dan and Pat Winter
  • Sam Wolfson
  • Cody Ward Wolkowitz and Jacob Wolkowitz
  • Teri and Glenn Woythaler
  • Marcia Henry Yanz and Jerry L. Yanz
  • Yunker Associates Architecture
  • Katherine Zeppa
  • Mrs. Chester A. Zinn
  • Bruce J. and Ilene S. Zwick
  • Anonymous (4)

Memorial Gifts

  • Donna and Jim Pohlad in memory of John Heald Alexander, Jr.
  • Samantha Jo Gutglass in memory of Moshe Golberstein
  • In memory of Louise Walker McCannel:
    • Marion Bickford
    • Judy Dayton
    • Carol and Donald J. Doughman, MD
    • Richard and Lois Kelly
    • Richard King and Karen Rowley
    • Emily Anne and Gedney Tuttle
  • In memory of Ed Spencer:
    • Deb Hopp
    • Mary and John Pappajohn
  • In memory of Olga E. Viso:
    • Kaywin Feldman and Jim Lutz
    • Erwin and Miriam Kelen
    • Judy and Steve Shank
  • Tina and Ivan Rafowitz in memory of Robert P. White

Honorary Gifts

  • Chris and Susan Bellmore in honor of Sarah Raser’s birthday
  • Lori and Sam Kalainov in honor of Jeanne and Dick Levitt
  • Tim and Susanna Lodge in honor of Carol Bemis
  • In honor of Brian Pietsch:
    • Karyn Gruenberg
    • Joan and Keith Schatzke
  • Thomas Owens and Stephanie Prem in honor of Aaron Mack’s birthday
  • Nancy and Larry Pantirer in honor of Audrey and Zygi Wilf
  • Piper Jaffray’s Third Annual Women’s Symposium in honor of Deb Hopp
  • Ron F. Smalley in honor of Kristin Copham
  • Mavis and Robert Voigt in honor of Julie Voigt

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

$150 and above

  • Mary and David Allton
  • Nancy and Bob Anderson
  • Lisa Arnold and Hamlin Metzger
  • Thomas and Susan Bailey
  • Nancy and Richard Beach
  • Susan Bellmore
  • Jim and Sally Beloff
  • Carolyne K. Bisson and Richard Miller
  • Ogden and Jane Confer
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Mrs. Julius E. Davis
  • Dr. and Mrs. Amos Deinard
  • David Depeano
  • Martha and John Gabbert
  • Teddy and James Gesell
  • Candyce A. and David A. Gray Family Foundation
  • Karen and Michael Gysin
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • Don Helgeson and Sue Shepard
  • Orville Hognander Jr.
  • Deborah Hopp
  • Chris Killingstad
  • Robert and Barbara Kueppers
  • Jane Lewis and Conrado Aparicio
  • W. Duncan and Nivin MacMillan Foundation
  • Sam and Patty McCullough
  • Mary and Bob Mersky
  • Marlene and Marshall Miller
  • Timothy Ojile
  • Mary and John Pappajohn
  • Linda and Lawrence Perlman
  • Doris Peterson
  • Selga Petersons and Petch Howitz
  • Sally and George Pillsbury
  • Patty Ploetz
  • Belva Rasmussen
  • Jennifer Raeder-Devens and Doug Devens
  • Colleen Ryan
  • Lynn Carlson Schell and Jim Schell
  • Terri and Angelos Siderakos
  • Dennis and Barbara Smith
  • Bill and Roxanne Soth
  • Harriet Spencer
  • Jane Starr
  • Andrew and Carolyn Thomas
  • Steve Ulrich and Kathy Tuzinski
  • Donald and Mary Sue Wester
  • Frank and Frances Wilkinson
  • 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
  • Room & Board
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

Patrons ($10,000–$24,999)

  • The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Foundation
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Tennant Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • The Valspar Foundation

Advocates ($5,000–$9,999)

  • M. A. Mortenson 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
  • HGA Architects and Engineers
  • KPMG LLP
  • Little & Company
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Okabena Advisors
  • Peregrine Capital Management Inc. Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Shapco Printing, Inc.
  • Sit Investment Associates Foundation
  • Sotheby’s
  • Towers Watson

Associates ($1,000–$1,999)

  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Brock White Company, LLC
  • Federated Insurance Companies
  • Marquette Real Estate Group
  • Securian Foundation
  • The Tegra Group
  • Unison, Inc.
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Matching Gifts

  • 3M Foundation
  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Bank of America Matching Gifts
  • Emerson Charitable Trust
  • General Mills Foundation
  • Grainger
  • IBM International Foundation
  • Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
  • Pfizer Foundation
  • Piper Jaffray
  • RBC Foundation - USA
  • Sara Lee Foundation
  • Securian Foundation
  • Tennant Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • UBS Matching Gift Program
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation

In-Kind Gifts

  • Biffs, Inc.
  • Blu Dot
  • Christie’s
  • City Pages
  • Delta Air Lines
  • The Firm
  • Google Inc.
  • HGA Architects and Engineers
  • JB Hudson Jewelers
  • Peter Krembs, LLC
  • Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis
  • Meyer Sound Laboratories
  • Microsoft
  • Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
  • Minnesota Public Radio
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine/MSP Communications
  • Nice Ride Minnesota
  • Nina Hale Inc., Search Engine Marketing
  • Roger L. Hale
  • Room & Board
  • Star Tribune
  • Summit Brewing Company
  • Target
  • Terra Valentine
  • Thomson Reuters
  • W Minneapolis – The Foshay

Special Project Contributors

July 1, 2011–June 30, 2012

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

A Fantastical Fête

Co-chairs

  • Joan Nolan
  • Brian J. Pietsch

Presenting Sponsor

  • Target

Valet Sponsor

  • BMW of Minnetonka

$10,000 and above

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Best Buy Company, Inc.
  • Peggy and Ralph Burnet
  • Megan and James Dayton
  • Judy Dayton
  • Barbara Gladstone
  • Karen and Ken Heithoff
  • Martha MacMillan
  • Monica and David Nassif / Rose Francis Foundation
  • OptumHealth
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • John L. Thomson
  • Marge and Irv Weiser

Fund A Need/Sculpture Garden Commission Fund

$50,000 and above

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Judy Dayton
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele

$10,000–$49,999

  • Sage Cowles
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • Linda and Lawrence Perlman
  • Harriet and Ed Spencer
  • Joanne Von Blon
  • Penny Winton

Up to $9,999

  • Laura and David Chin
  • Helen Earling
  • Michelle Fitzgerald
  • Shawn Gensch and Scott Steen
  • Julie Johns and Tommy Johns
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Joan and John Nolan
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Michelle and William Pohlad
  • Alan Polsky
  • Kristin Speltz
  • Kathy Spraitz and Mike Swanson
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Marge and Irv Weiser

Collectors’ Council

  • Abbot Downing

Collectors’ Council Acquisitions Fund

  • Maurice and Sally Blanks
  • Bruno Freeman
  • Katharine L. Kelly
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • Carla McGrath and Cole Rogers
  • Leni and David Moore, Jr. / The Moore Family Fund for the Arts of The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Brian J. Pietsch and John T. Walsh
  • Rebecca C. and Robert Pohlad
  • 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
  • Wells Fargo

$25,000–$49,999

  • Best Buy Children’s Foundation

$10,000–$24,999

  • The Pentair Foundation
  • Xcel Energy Foundation

$2,500–$9,999

  • Anonymous

Events

  • Mutual of America
  • Prairie Vodka

Film/Video

$1,000,000 and above

  • Bentson Foundation

$50,000–$99,999

  • Elizabeth Redleaf

$25,000–$49,999

  • Regis Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters

$2,500–$9,999

  • Animal Humane Society
  • Barrio
  • Häagen-Dazs Shops
  • Minnesota Film and Television

Legacy Circle

  • Abbot Downing
  • NetJets

Library, Archives, and Registration

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Major Institutional Gifts

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • The Bush Foundation
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele Family Foundation

mnartists.org

  • Institute for Museum and Library Services: National Leadership Grants for Museums
  • The McKnight Foundation

New Media Initiatives

  • The Getty Foundation
  • Institute for Museum and Library Services: National Leadership Grants for Museums

Performing Arts

$100,000 and above

  • William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$50,000–$99,999

  • Japan Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts Access to Artistic Excellence/Art Works

$25,000–$49,999

  • Best Buy
  • 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's Presenting Jazz Program
  • Sage and John Cowles
  • Nor Hall and Roger Hale
  • National Performance Network
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

$2,500–$9,999

  • King’s Fountain/Barbara Watson Pillsbury & Henry Pillsbury
  • Dale Schatzlein and Emily Maltz Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Up to $2,499

  • Judith and Jerome Ingber
  • Robert and Katherine Goodale

Rock the Garden

$25,000–$49,999

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

$10,000–$24,999

  • Barrio
  • Best Buy
  • Häagen-Dazs Shops
  • Prairie Vodka
  • Summit Brewing Company
  • Thomson Reuters

Tour Guide Bus Fund

  • James Avant and Carol Avant
  • Jack and Jane Bardon
  • Nancy Beach and Richard Beach
  • Judy Berger and Robert Berger
  • Carol V. Bossman
  • Misa Chappell
  • Stan Chauss and Sharon Chauss
  • Diane and Richard Creager
  • Barbara Davey
  • Kelly Denzer
  • Sunny Floum
  • Peni Gensler and Steve Gensler
  • Audrey Goldfarb and Mace Goldfarb
  • Katherine and Robert Goodale
  • Marvel Gregoire and Jean-Pierre Gregoire
  • Greg Grinley and Raymond Terrill
  • Deborah Klein and Peter Lund
  • Martha and Michael Koch
  • Christine Kraft and Nelson Capes
  • Dave Larson and Carol Larson
  • Jennifer L. Martin
  • Saralee Mogilner
  • Tina and Dan Rivkin
  • Susan Rotilie and Emma Rotilie
  • Martine Sauret and John Stronczer
  • Margaret Sines and Dave Jacobs
  • Jenny Skinner
  • Susan Spray and Edward Lee
  • Miriam and James Stake
  • Marguerite and Thomas Sweeney
  • Mark Taylor and Jane Mercier
  • Terrence Williams
  • Sandra Zeiss
  • Sharon Zweigbaum
  • Anonymous (2)

Visual Arts

$100,000 and above

  • Martha and Bruce Atwater
  • Judy Dayton
  • The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Redleaf
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • John L. Thomson
  • The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

$50,000–$99,999

  • BMO Private Bank, A part of BMO Financial Group
  • Lisa and Pat Denzer
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Harriet and Edson Spencer
  • U.S. Bank, The Private Client Reserve
  • Audrey and Zygi Wilf
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele Family Foundation

$25,000–$49,999

  • Broad Art Foundation
  • Karen and Ken Heithoff
  • Donna and Jim Pohlad
  • Rebecca C. and Robert Pohlad
  • Helen and Peter Warwick

$10,000–$24,999

  • Peggy and Ralph Burnet
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • Ellie and Tom Crosby, Jr.
  • Megan and James Dayton
  • Marilyn and Larry Fields
  • Miriam and Erwin Kelen
  • Mondriaan Fund
  • Linda and Lawrence Perlman
  • Michael J. Peterman and David A. Wilson
  • Mike and Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Frances and Frank Wilkinson

Up to $9,999

  • Galleria Giò Marconi, Milan
  • Susan and Robert White
  • Zach Feuer Gallery, New York

Walker Open Field

  • Optum
  • Smaby Family Foundation
  • 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 L. Kelly
  • Alan Polsky
  • Maurice and Sally Blanks
  • Robert Bras and Julie Matonich
  • Ellen and Jan Breyer
  • Deborah and John Christakos
  • Carrie and Peter Connor
  • John Cullen and Joseph Gibbons
  • Bruno Freeman
  • Amy and Mitch Kern
  • Dr. John C. and Searcy T. Lillehei
  • Ron Lotz and Randy Hartten
  • 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
  • Rebecca C. and Robert Pohlad
  • Donna and James Pohlad
  • Peter and Annie Remes
  • Gregory Stenmoe
  • Nancy and David Warner
  • Susan and Robert White
  • Brian Woolsey

Walker Film Society

Co-chairs

  • William Pohlad
  • Elizabeth Redleaf

Producers’ Council

Co-chairs

  • Nadine M. McGuire
  • David Moore, Jr.
  • 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.
  • 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, 2012).

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, 2012).

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
  • Howard Ansel
  • Jerry Artz
  • 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*
  • Denise M. Engebretson
  • Stephen Figlmiller
  • Shirley and Miles* Fiterman
  • Dorothy Simpson Fobes*
  • John and Deanne Greco
  • Ronya and Lawrence Greenberg
  • Lawrence G. Anderson and Esperanza Guerrero-Anderson
  • Kathy Halbreich
  • Eleanor L. Harris
  • Diane and Tony Hofstede
  • Lynette Homer
  • Deborah Hopp
  • Sara Jones
  • Erwin and Miriam Kelen
  • J. Howard Kittleson*
  • 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
  • Barbara and Tom* Ruben
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edmond R. Ruben*
  • Berneen Rose Rudolph
  • Louis Safer*
  • 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
  • Marge and Irv Weiser
  • Helen Winton Whitney*
  • Darcy Winter
  • Margaret and Angus Wurtele
  • Shirley Zimmerman
  • Anonymous (5)

*deceased