Press Releases


IMLS Announces Grants of $2.4 Million for U.S. Museums

Jul 17, 2015

Forty-four grants to 21 states will strengthen museum operations and support the stewardship of our nation’s cultural heritage. Read More

 
National STEM Video Game Challenge Announces Winners of Fourth Annual Competition
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Jul 02, 2015

The winners of the 2014 STEM Video Game Challenge were recognized at a gaming celebration on June 27 in Pittsburgh at WQED. Read More

 
Notice of Funding Opportunity: National Conservation Assessment Program

Jun 29, 2015

IMLS seeks a cooperator for national program to help small and midsize museums care for their collections.​ Read More

 
 



UpNext Blog Posts


Blog Post: Digital Archival Research and Education
Exterior shot of Hornbake Library

Aug 11, 2015

IMLS highlighted agency priorities and funding opportunities at the Archival Education and Research Institute. Read More

 
Blog Post: Why Host a High School Apprentice Program?
New Bedford Whaling Museum apprentices take a selfie in front of the world’s largest ship model, Lagoda.

Aug 05, 2015

The New Bedford Whaling Museum hosts an afterschool apprenticeship program to inspire high school students to enroll in college. Read More

 
Blog Post: Reach Out and Read has a Prescription for Success
Boy holding a book sits on the lap of his mother.

Jul 30, 2015

Reach Out and Read has launched the Prescription for Success Toolkit, aimed at helping families benefit from museum and library services that foster literacy development in young children. Read More

 
 



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Hands-on, Play-Based Learning at the Marbles Kids Museum Helps Kids and Parents Get Ready for School

Marbles Kids Museum developed and implemented a school readiness project, “Ready, Set, School.” Through hands-on play in a new “Ready, Set, School” classroom exhibit and participation in play-based, school-like programming and events, the project increases school readiness among children ages 2-5, their families, and community organizations that support them. Read more..

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