ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2019

  • Docent program developed.
  • Attendance rose to 7000+. A 36+% increase over 2019!
  • Nine months of social media coverage on multiple mediums. 
  • Added four new board members.
  • Recognition and funding from Lodging Tax of Town and San Juan County.
  • Joined Archipelago Collective for chamber concert at SJIMA-90 attendees.
  • DEEP DIVE had it all-media-film, dance, photos and music.
  • Governor Inslee’s praise opened DEEP DIVE and Congressman Larson attended for MY WAR.
  • Daylong symposium explored our Salish Sea preservation issues.
  • Exhibitions-11 in all media with significant community cooperation from Vietnam veterans, American Legion, farm and agriculture community, San Juan Island Grange and orcas and Salish Sea preservation groups.
  • The Hospitality Committee provided OUTSTANDING refreshments and decorations appropriate to each occasion.
  • Smashing County Fair turnout and profits.
  • Funding for educational materials expanded the offerings with exhibitions and programs.
  • First full year with three part-time employees.
  • Started planning exhibits for two years into the future.
  • FAD expanded to the whole year.
  • Examined strategic expansion of physical plant for the future.
  • Donor appeals conducted for Giving Tuesday and end of year giving.
  • Membership renewals out 3X a year.
  • Artists’ Registry show had fabulous works and People’s Choice Awards.
  • Fund-a-need and silent auction nets $1200.
  • Continued efforts to grow number of donors and sponsors. 
  • Volunteer Appreciation Party  -40 attendees with donors as speakers.
  • Produced social media clips and PBS film.