Museum Advisory Board Meeting – May 2023

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Museum Advisory Board Meeting – May 2023

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Okay, so, um, any public invited to be heard? You know that you work with the recording? Okay. Fantastic. And Did everyone have an opportunity to review the minutes from the last meeting? Is there a motion to approve?

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The minutes? Is there a second?

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All in favor.

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Any opposed?

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That is unanimous.

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And we’ll move on to extensions.

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Canada for

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you just got the one donation one.

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This is a large selection of images that came in

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and Denise

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was a local historian and author of two books, Boulder Boulder County area and

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donated let’s see 237

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117 images that are digital and these are a few examples on the screen

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or from this folder as well.

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The with the the range from the turn of the century

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1890s up to the 1980s some are scans of family photos from the turn of the century all the way up to the photographs that she took herself in the next few

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It’s kind of unexpected.

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man’s been the road is burning for many years. Man. It’s for this is all for long on photographs.

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Outside so it’s exciting to have this because every Photoshop document where he took it story behind it because it scanned one from somebody else’s collection whose collection

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a lot of rich

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photograph on the top right.

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I think you start seeing cabbages

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I believe is one of the Japanese American families

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because several collections that were photographs from families

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it’s a big addition to that

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area really.

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Any other questions on these go to this motion?

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Is there a motion to accept or decline? exemptions?

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So taking those

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seconds, Ed All in favor?

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is unanimous. All right.

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That was easy.

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All right, moving on to reports handed out to you.

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So you’ve all received the direct report.

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Read it. I will set a couple of highlights. So the job announcement for the museum director position actually was posted on Mondays. Our goal is to have a position fill no later than mid August.

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And that search will be headed up by Jeffrey singer who is the director of recreation and culture is over the museum

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the word that exhibits we are next week we will be taking down the duality exhibits. A chance to see it it’s a wonderful exhibit.

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Please check it out before it closes on. Monday will be the last day and then we’ll switch over and tonight.

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multi party collaboration between artists farmers Longmont newseum votaries

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In a very complex exhibit very interesting not only are there things here, but also a very fond

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Auditorium is kind of shifting from winter spring to summer programming, someone concert sort of starting out

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similarly, education right now shifting school, the last school tour was today

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over two weeks,

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and moving into summer camps, once again are all

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very excited about that.

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Collections Eileen has been working a lot on various software projects and in our new collection management software up and running with doing a new mobile website that will connect for the agriculture

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installations with our public places

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we are seeing

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good visitation but duality exhibit kind of declined a little bit in the last month and we’re hoping to push and we extended the run a week in part because the guest curator Greg deal is actually the keynote speaker at that national museum Congress is going to be intended for starting this Friday.

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So the goal for a lot of folks from that museum conference will come up and check out the exhibit

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especially because it is

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a form of capital campaign for for

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marketing is

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marketing duality and this

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is a few of the highlights of how to

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set a marketing

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we also we’ve got a joint

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marketing piece that is a map of all the different locations where you can see our that as well as promoting all the programming

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was going off of the

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public art today they are until Sunday

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they are painting a bureau

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isn’t it

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there’s a box called Dirt bike

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trail pass next to open folder ditch

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the yard

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and we started returning to Europe with the artist path in the very same day. It was weekends with volunteer community members.

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And it’s a it’s a repaint, but it’s a similar style

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it’s basically

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Are you involved is involved with the selection of

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for that

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for better

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or worse program from aipp recently installed more sixth,

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seventh and

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eighth grade. So those will be rotated they will be within the art part of our program. So those are analog solutions

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will be switched

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the dancer for

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thank you all

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for for the chairs that

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so unfinished business wants to talk about resolution from the museum advisory board to the City Council in support of museum expansion and capital campaign. So Julian included

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that’s in the packet for today. So if you want to update a video on the council meeting, sure, sure. So April 26.

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City Council voted to place

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several city projects on the November ballot

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including a new recreation center, new branch library, performing arts center.

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The museum had elected not to be on that list, really the capital name but we did very much want council to be aware of operating funds

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set that’s really the key thing that the city is providing.

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And that was actually something that several council members did mentioned in that meeting that

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they thought once funding had been raised for museum expansion that a ballot issue should be placed on a future ballot

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subsequent year that would be dedicated interesting operating expenses so I thought that was very positive

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for operating

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so that’s that’s kind of where where we are staffed with obviously doing a lot of research and how exactly how much these validations cost in the final language that will go on for

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speak multiple projects

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so yeah, there was some discussion about delay into 2024

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so certainly, I think a resolution from the advisory board supporting that future

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museum operating

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expense ballot issue would strengthen our ability to go back one of the things that we are planning to do is go back to city council and have them pass their own resolution

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which wouldn’t be able to bind a future council but at least with provide a documentation this council feels strongly that

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this museum and operating

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having support from Roger board

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so should we do a motion?

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Yeah. Does anybody have any questions about the language of course infinity concert Beautiful job Nice.

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Cat wants to

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change it’s been

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just remarkable, you know?

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Okay, so yes.

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We accept the resolution that was written

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there a second.

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All in favor?

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Okay. That was unanimous. Fantastic. So that resolution is

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great, so we’ll set that up.

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Back there and relatively short videos for all these statistics that you provided to me I think it was

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Tuesday so when you

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so much, Tom and to

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be for speaking

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yes, sorry. Oh, Friday.

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But yes, appreciate the folks that have the soul

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forward to Fuqua.

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It seems like there’s lots of irons in the fire.

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So speaking of which, they if you want to talk about capital campaigns shown

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here for those of you I have met really nice to see you all

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right. So also frost trucks on the capital campaign, we are having a capital campaign, which is very exciting to expand the museum in different capacities. And so currently where we are, we have contracted with prismatic consulting. They’re a local consulting group out of Guatemala, which has been really great and allowed us to move seamlessly to something. And they are wrapping up a feasibility study, which will inform a lot of how we are going to move forward. And then the other simultaneous thing that’s happening is I’m putting together a capital campaign committee. So if you or anyone, you know, they seem to be interested in

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being an outspoken advocate for the museum and our capital campaigns, please send them my way. Those are those are the big things are called periodic happy to answer any questions.

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Relatively, always in six or seven years now.

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What type of corporate support to the area?

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Organizations? Nonprofits see.

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Familiar? That’s a great question, examine something already exploring the past on partnerships that have that seen as in a more general model operating leg for currently resume projects, like,

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for example,

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elevation credit union, is the best advisor to David, and have been saying, Have you made this evening as an honor for us our classic series, so there definitely is corporate support towards the museum, we haven’t quite gotten to the place where we’re going to try to see what that was happening, but it certainly

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So the total amount is 30 million.

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That’s the number that we price because of what we think would be a top amount. I can’t say that that’s what it’s going to actually be moving forward, it’s going to give you a lot on what we think we’re going to see for the lane study and how things go forward. And looking at the plans, and all that

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good stuff. Yes. Yes, I really recommend it.

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As well as 1.6 million citizens.

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Are you American spoken last time about the different phases of euthanasia? So are you planning on doing the capital campaign, you’re considering the capital campaign and phases as well, or trying to get a top line number and just create

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a little bit of both, certainly, the idea would be that the front loaded a lot the donations and get a lot of money in the door. On Friday, it’s so Lisa does move forward before

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completion and makes key movements and causes. But as with any fundraising, this isn’t really with capital campaign fundraising, we feel confident that there will be more support as you start to see things happening, you know, walls come down and f150 is more aware of that isn’t really happening. And then certainly there will be a large push at the end to get us over the threshold. And there are a lot of donors who like to come in and be the hero gifts. And so we’ll take a look. And so there’ll be some phasing, but that won’t really see the public persona of everything that we’ll be kind of

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how much do you need to raise for

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physical property extraction?

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That’s a great question. The expansion has actually already

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The contract for phase one A is designed to speak, which converts our

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textile storage,

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which we emptied out

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for off site

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to offices. So that just about 340,000.

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We’ll, we’ll start

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later than September.

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So that that’s already underway, and

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And the

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next phase is reviewing courtyard.

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We hope to start

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really late this year, if we can get all the products

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in place because of money

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and then face recording phase two,

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with the galleries.

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And this point that will still require

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that is still something where we’re working on. As you all may know, construction prices are crazy right now. So just trying to keep ahead of those hasn’t been a challenge in this project.

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And so we are working with our architects, and also with staff on prioritizing. And she was

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making sure we get what we really need.

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How many experiences

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right now as conceptualized there are three.

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So the third phase with the education

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and also the treatments and things like that as that would go where that would go.

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Basically, most of the extension would go to the west,

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education, main medical,

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all of this is still very much

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subject to change.

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So we are in the office. The issue is is that part of the

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budget is

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essentially the steward and city funding combined to allow us

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to do those phases.

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What if any role

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do you foresee naming rights?

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When you get to the expenditure expenditure?

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Great question. So

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one of the things that we’re really focusing on, and being able to be featured is communities that the local community really feels involvement and a buy in to what’s happening here. To that end, this is not meant to live while the idea that’s rising to the top is that certainly there are going to be some donors who are interested in E rights. And in their conversations. We’re hoping to shift a little from traditional naming rights to focusing on historical figures in Walmart, and making spaces

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on the way to where we are. And so

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again, those conversations are really evolving and see how I feel as in what our community engagement looks like. But as it stands, move down the line, we will hope to have a group of people come together and

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that for lack of a better word, names of different groups that can be presented as

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are there. Is there anywhere in expansion that smaller donations the way we did for students as seats in the Stewart auditorium or not.

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Yes, that one, yeah, to have an impact. You don’t have to donate a museum way. Certainly, again, we’re very focused on meetings and community members and making sure that every dollar is recognized and understood to be meaningful work, just we’re not going to get to where we need without a lot of support and on all different levels. And so actually Ganzel a call me earlier, and I can’t get over three so wonderful. And she was talking to a community member and they handed her $5 to be to go towards the reaction. And I think that you know if those are the first, if not the first 20 raised within the community, I think that’s really beautiful that people see the value in the museum and the value of art. And that’s the campaign that we want to we want everyone to know, no matter what they do is appreciated. It’s going towards making this museum

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a place for everyone.

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Megan, Could you walk us through a little bit about what the feasibility study is?

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Yeah. So, um, is the consulting group have been identified different people who are connected to the museum in different ways. So, program students, donors, members, different board members, all of the above. And describe did a

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broad across the board reach. And they are interviewing those people. That’s what their perception of the museum is, with a nice perception of museum is. And that will inform a lot of our marketing, and how we talk about this campaign in our communities. And then also ask them some of the questions around God can support this and itself out well, with no therapy, with no pleasure guarantee that that’s what it would be. But just to get a broad assessment of what

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the mind means

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to be totally crass about it.

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But again, if anyone in this room would like to be more involved in the travel company, or know anyone doing really would like to do more?

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Of that. Okay. I’d love to talk with that.

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Thank you. Yeah.

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All right. So it looks like we also need to have a nomination committee

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for interviews for the open positions on the advisory board. So we’ll get to members who are willing to volunteer to interview the candidates. And when we do that, it’s 734 candidates that have more positions. So three terms that are expiring people have

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plenty to renew or

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contribute to renew and that one unfilled position. So before

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so is there anyone interested

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in tickets?

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Yes, those

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and it’s a wonderful experience, but I think they’ve been somebody knows I don’t have the capacity

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Thank you, Catherine. So I don’t know how much I’m bringing the table that no I think

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your technical questions last time or to the to the council, sort of guide you in what questions do you want to talk a little bit about me?

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Just questions never call. But

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yeah, they were in what form issue with the questions. First of all, our minds are very short enemies, and I don’t know how they’ll be this time, but we did it by soon just because of the situation. And that’s almost easier when you’re

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when you when you want somebody to come in and talk to you for four minutes. It’s hard to have a job across tech, you know, so I would suggest if it’s all right, do it that way.

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But wait, then we sort of freewheeling we kind of we add our one or two lessons that we wanted

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and it’s just very basic.

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So I really need to feel so I guess is everybody here today

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well, Kalin can count

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up for revenge. She was she was there last year.

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and you are one of the most recent ones interviewed last year, so

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I was

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very busy. He would be a big

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Okay, so thank you. Thank you for sending I’m about to

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assume, well, I could come in and do it.

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I don’t know I would imagine that this will be fine. Especially because there

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got fairly short. Joanne?

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Yeah, I’m enough to

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a range of topics that I think I’ll get with Katherine and Linda offline and we’ll schedule some times. How’s that worked out

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else? All right, thank you for volunteering to be with you soon. Okay.

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Perfect. Okay, any other new business or unfinished business or board comments

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which are brewing

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I’m waiting to hear back from Delhi marks will be talking to us

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just to try to find some time from him when he’s available to talk more about all of this

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criteria doesn’t doesn’t really have to get BSc in the family to really do some art was the foundation and they fight. Yeah. In fact, that’s one of the questions I have to find out I do know that he’s gone to other museums, or at least one or two

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in California for presentation settings. Plus he doesn’t at this club two

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three or four years ago, but they just started doing like the work and missing

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things and films and photos this past year so he’s got some he’s got a small and small a small presentation. I’ve got to find out I wouldn’t be able to forget what city went to I was going

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to see how extensive that was. So he may have more together than we think. And so hopefully that’s the case

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the latest to do

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something to work with just be fun. Yeah, we are you know, we usually plan a number of oh I know that errand I budget I’m figuring it might be something but that is the next step.

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Not theirs.

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Although like I said last month, delay marks hurt

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as a security so that that means anyway, but in his body, it was just a funny

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anything else?

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Okay, is there a motion to adjourn? Oh, I’m sorry.

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I have my finger

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wait a minute. I have a problem

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after school, so

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just in time for us Twitter.

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a second.

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Okay, we are adjourned it is 504

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