Board Opportunities

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts (MCGA)


Established in 2009, Foci MCGA (Minnesota Center for Glass Arts) proudly represents a vibrant arts community as Minnesota’s only non-profit public access glass studio and education center. Our organization offers a full glass studio curriculum taught by artists locally and nationally recognized, as well as programming for youth, corporate group experiences, events, and exhibitions. Our goal is to be a safe space for all to feel welcome and engaged, creating experiences that motivate curiosity, build excitement, and advance mastery.

Strategic Priorities

Foci (pronounced foh-sigh) MCGA, located in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis, has a mission to “gather people together to explore the creative potential of glass art “. Our programming upholds the mission by providing opportunities to quality artistic learning and studio facilities that serve all experience levels from enthusiasts to professional glass artists.

Annual Budget: $500,000 – Earned Income, Individual Contributions, Government Grants or Contracts


Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Strategic and Business Planning


  • Number of members currently: 5
  • Meeting frequency:  6 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Minneapolis (Virtual optional)
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes


  • Time Expectation: Up to 5 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: Yes
  • Service on Committee Required: Yes
    • Committees: Executive, Fundraising, Governance, Other
  • Length of Term: 3 Years
  • Renewable: Yes

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2213 Snelling Ave Minneapolis, MN 55404


Gather people to explore the creative potential of glass.