Five figures kneel on a pink carpet in the galleries, inspecting and playing around with a number of tethers that Hiltner has constructed. At the center of the image, Hiltner is demonstrating how the device works.

Target Studio artist-in-residence Alison Hiltner (in the purple striped shirt), chatting with visitors about her project in January 2020.

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For a price that’s right for you, you’ll join the ranks of WAM’s Sustainers, whose monthly recurring gifts throughout the year help fuel the engaging programming you’ve come to count on. As a thank you for your ongoing support, WAM Sustaining Members also enjoy special savings, year-round, at the WAM Shop. When you make a recurring monthly credit card donation, you’ll receive a 10% discount off your purchases in the museum store. This perk lasts as long as your sustaining membership is active.


  • 10% off your WAM Shop purchases, whether you’re shopping in-person or online, for as long as your sustaining membership is active.
  • A subscription to WAM’s e-newsletter, featuring upcoming programs, museum news, and special member offers.
  • Discounted registration to the most popular events of the year, including exhibition openings, special events and performances, and artist talks.
  • Free admission to more than 75 participating museums nationwide as part of the College and University Art Museums Reciprocal Program.
  • Access to members-only, seasonal sales in the WAM Shop.

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As a part of the University of Minnesota system, the Weisman’s donations and philanthropic record-keeping are handled by the University of Minnesota Foundation. But you can rest assured that when you make your recurring gift here, your dollars will always go toward WAM, sustaining the museum’s student scholarships and educational programs, and creating exciting opportunities for future art patrons and audiences of all ages.