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Webinars for Prospective Applicants Rescheduled; National Medal for Museum and Library Service Deadline Extended

October 18, 2013 02:31 PM
IMLS has rescheduled five live webinars for people considering applying for IMLS grants and extended the deadline for its National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Read More

Call for Applications for Five IMLS Museum Grant Programs for FY 2014

September 16, 2013 02:52 PM
Grant guidelines for IMLS museum grant programs are now available. The application deadline for each of these programs is December 2, 2013. Read More

IMLS Awards Nearly $30 Million in Federal Grants to Museums across the U.S.

September 12, 2013 07:41 AM
Across the country museums are innovating to engage their communities, creating exciting new learning experiences, and caring for their rich collections. IMLS will honor museum grantees at a workshop and ceremony in Washington, D.C., on September 18th. Read More

Participants watching a presentation at the NANH Convening
Blog Post: A Day of Sharing and Learning

July 9, 2013 09:27 AM
Grantees from the IMLS Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program gathered at Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, to learn about each other’s projects, share their experiences, and meet one another in person. Read More

Members of the Ziibiwing Center's Lil' Language Warriors Club
April 2010: Speaking Our Language: Preserving the Saginaw Chippewa Dialect

Only a handful of people speak the Ojibway dialect of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. To preserve the language, the tribal museum embarked on a project to digitally record fluent speakers, teach children to speak the language, and produce quarterly community immersion events. Read More

Conservation technician Ryan Ashley and Randall Melton work on collection objects and explain their methods to a group of visitors.
October 2009: Cataloging Histories of the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla Tribes

Providing community access to understand how collections are cataloged and handled can have myriad benefits. When the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute created a temporary exhibit in which curators and technicians performed cataloging and preventative conservation work in front of visitors, the results included a deeper understanding of how museums and cultural centers care for collections. Read More

2014 Guide to Funding Programs and Opportunities

This four-page overview of IMLS funding programs provides succinct information on the agency's grant and award programs, as well as agency initiatives and priorities. Read More