University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
School of Architecture College of Design




Make a Difference! Be a Sponsor!

Cocktails by Design

Be a sponsor for GMD's Cocktails By Design. These events are well attended by members of the Twin Cities design community and a lot of fun! Our goal is to cover the cost of these events through ticket sales so please invite your friends (or contact us and we'll add them to our invite list). 100% of the sponsorship dollars is used to directly support the museum's 2017-2018 operating budget. Our supporters have been very impressed with how many students we serve and what we can accomplish each year with GMD's modest annual budget. Each gift at a sponsorship level truly does have a significant and meaningful impact! Celebrate with us and donate today!


Sponsor Brochure



Planned Giving
For information on planning giving to GMD, including bequests, memorials, and gifts of stock, please contact the College of Design development office, 612.624.1386.



Goldstein Museum of Design, Minnesota’s design museum, serves over 100,000 students and community members each year through free exhibitions and access to a collection of over 34,000 objects.GMD is also developing a digital catalog of the collection with beautiful portraits of each object. Students use these photos for close-up study of objects for their classes, donors are pleased to share family legacy remotely, and museums across the country have discovered important objects in GMD’s collection. In 2016, GMD, part of the UMN College of Design, celebrates 40 years of telling the stories of innovation behind historic and contemporary design. Your contribution during this 40th Anniversary Celebration will support free exhibitions and digitization of more of the collection, ensuring access to good design stories for everyone! Celebrate with us and donate today!



Be a Sponsor

You or your company can receive significant exposure as a sponsor for a GMD exhibition, program, or event. Sponsors are featured in all print and electronic press related to the activity.  Contact Lin Nelson-Mayson at 612.624.7434, or to discover how even a modest donation can have a significant impact for students and the community.

GMD programming is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.









Translucent Rain Boots, 1950-79

Design Is... Benefit Sponsors



Holly Hunt

Morgan Stanley

peterssen keller

streeter & Associates

Patrick Redmondd

Contact Information

Goldstein Museum of Design

364 McNeal Hall,

1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-624-7434 |

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