emerging leaders council
education + community engagement specialist
Forecast Public Art
2300 Myrtle Ave, Suite 160
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114
Kirstin Wiegmann works as an arts consultant facilitating relationships between arts organizations and schools. As such, she works in depth with Forecast Public Art as the Education Specialist working on a Public Art Toolkit for Educators and working with the organization to develop a focus on education and engagement strategies in public art. Previously, she worked with Ordway Center for Performing Arts developing and implementing a diverse range of arts education programming in schools and community centers that culminated in an international children’s festival. Kirstin’s passion lies in building capacity among administrators, teaching artists and educators to better serve the arts.
A native Kansan, Kirstin taught at the Lawrence Art Center in all areas of the visual arts and for all ages. Kirstin relocated to the Twin Cities to pursue a Masters in Arts and Cultural Management, and has joined the faculty to teach Cultural Policy and Leadership. Kirstin holds a BFA with an emphasis in ceramics and loves public art. Her favorite past time is making pickles from the garden.