Mary Katherine Johnson Papers
Description of Contents
Minutes, brochures, publications, and notes compiled by Mary Katherine Johnson through her work with several local arts institutions. The Loft, Foundation for Arts Resource Management (F.A.R.M.), and Minnesota School and Resource Center for the Arts (later Perpich Center for Arts Education) are well represented.
- Creation: 1979 - 2017
- Johnson, Mary Katherine (Person)
The collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department’s open hours.
Mary Katherine Johnson held administrative roles in arts organizations throughout her career, including at The Loft, Sartory String Quartet, Foundation for Arts Resource Management (Southern Theater), and the Minnesota School and Resource Center for the Arts (later Perpich Center for Arts Education). In the early days of the Minnesota School and Resource Center for the Arts, Johnson was hired as assistant coordinator for the Resource Center for the Arts. Johnson originally worked from an office in the Children's Museum in St. Paul before moving with the school to its Golden Valley location. In her role, Johnson co-created the Minnesota Arts Experience (MAX), a successful program that brought arts programs and exposure to K-12 students throughout Minnesota.
0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection was donated by Mary Katherine Johnson in February 2023 as accession 2023.05.
This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in March 2023.
- Loft (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.) (Organization)
- Perpich Center for Arts Education (Organization)
- Sartory String Quartet (Organization)
- Foundation for Arts Resource Management (Minneapolis, Minn.) (Organization)
- Mary Katherine Johnson Perpich Center for Arts Education Papers
- Jenna Jacobs
- March 2023
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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