Rochester Art Center is a fiscal year 2019 recipient of an operational support grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Funding for the many programs presented by Rochester Art Center comes from a variety of resources: Foundations, Governments, Businesses & Corporations, and Individuals.  Their support provides RAC the opportunities to offer the community with:

exemplary exhibitions   |   stimulating art education and public programs   |  engaging community-oriented collaborations   |   unforgettable special events

Rochester Art Center gratefully acknowledges the following organizations for their generous support:

All Things Musik

Anonymous Donor


Carl & Verna Schmidt Foundation

Catering Alliance – Powers Ventures, Catering By Design, and Söntés Restaurant

City of Rochester

The Clinton Family Fund

CWS Cares

Davies Printing Company

Deshong Studios

Eastwood Bank

Go Rochester Direct

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation

Anastasia Hopkins Folpe & Andrew Folpe

Greater Rochester Arts & Culture Trust


Institute of Museum & Library Services

Jerome Foundation


Mary Beth Magyar & Todd Milbrandt

Mayo Clinic


McKnight Foundation

Minnesota State Arts Board

Nuss Truck Group, Inc.

Olmsted Medical Center

People’s Food Co-op


Rochester Community & Technical College

Rochester Downtown Alliance

Rochester Trolley & Tour Company

Maggie & Paul Scanlon

Shop Rochester

Judy & Jim Sloan Foundation

Spectrum Pro-Audio

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

Think Mutual Bank

Townsquare Media

University of Minnesota Rochester

The Urban Studio

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

Wells Fargo Bank

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kalianne Morrison, Membership & Development Associate, at