ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2017

  • Raised $200,000 for Art In The Schools over the last 5 years.
  • Functioned as an all-volunteer organization for 18 months.
  • Staged 12 exhibitions in the three galleries, with outstanding reviews. All 2018 exhibitions planned by September 2017.
  • Erased the debt on the building thanks to a group of anonymous donors.  SJIMA holds the title.
  • SJIMA is breaking even for the first time.
  • $16,000 Lodging Tax grants paid for off-island marketing, returning $124 for every LTAC dollar from the Town and County LTAC.
  • Had a large entry in the 4th of July parade.
  • Planned budgets two years into the future.
  • The policy of Pay As You Can Mondays offers a price break for the community and encouragement for visitors to stay an extra day. 
  • Coordinated exhibitions with the annual canoe journey and works with public and business entities-TedX, NPS, FH Labs, library, other museums.
  • Offered both Summer and Winter Family Art Days.