Utah Museum of Fine Arts receives $400,000 endowment

The cash, from Elizabeth and Jim Tozer, will contribute to the funding for particular exhibitions on the museum.

(Utah Museum of High quality Arts) Gretchen Dietrich, heart, director of the Utah Museum of High quality Arts, stands with W. James Tozer Jr. and Elizabeth Farrar Tozer, within the UMFA foyer that has now been named after them. The Tozers have given UMFA a $400,000 present to endow particular exhibitions, the museum introduced on Feb. 23, 2022.

The funding for particular exhibitions on the Utah Museum of High quality Arts has grown, because of a present from longtime supporters of the museum.

Elizabeth Farran Tozer (Zibby), who has been on UMFA’s board for 12 years, and her husband, Jim Tozer, a enterprise capitalist and actual property investor, have given the museum a $400,000 endowment. In honor of the couple and the endowment, the museum’s foyer has been named “the Tozer Foyer.”

In keeping with a brand new launch from the museum, The Elizabeth Farran Tozer and W. James Tozer Jr. Endowment will “present funding in perpetuity to help particular exhibitions per the mission, imaginative and prescient and core values of the UMFA.”

The museum sometimes does two to 4 particular exhibitions a 12 months, stated Mindy Wilson, the museum’s director of promoting and communication.

Zibby Tozer is an artist and designer herself, with a knack for floral designing. She has chaired the New York Flower Present twice. Jim Tozer is managing director of the Vectra Administration Group, whose portfolio consists of a number of business properties in Utah. The couple dwell in Park Metropolis.

Gretchen Dietrich, the manager director of the UMFA stated in a press release, “The Tozers’ extremely beneficiant present exemplifies their love for this group, and helps safe the museum’s capability to create significant experiences for our neighborhood by means of life-enriching artwork.”

The contribution provides to one of many museum’s six objectives to “to develop into a extra strategic, deliberate and sustainable establishment.”

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