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Animals at the San Diego Zoo
Thursday, September 13, 2018
There's growing evidence that having a connection with animals helps people be healthier.Read more
Emergency checklist
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
For those in the path of Hurricane Florence, it’s important to prepare for sustained winds, heavy rain, and potential flooding.Read more
Museum visitors viewing primate collection
Thursday, August 30, 2018
“Inspired” by feedback from new funding opportunity specifically for small museums, we share more about our newest grant initiative.Read more
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Do you ever wonder, “How do I create a proposal that transforms a good idea into a full-blown IMLS-funded collections care project?” Peer reviewers share some insights.Read more
New York Public Library
Thursday, June 28, 2018
For New York State Library's bicentennial, here’s a look at how NYSL and public libraries began, and how the state is looking to the future with IMLS grants.Read more
Buscuits
Friday, June 8, 2018
To help practitioners think about scaling up a project, IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew talks food and entrepreneurship.Read more
Woman and child painting window
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew reflects on museums as trusted sources and how they create mutual value with their communities.Read more
Pablo Picasso, 1942, Tête de taureau (Bull's Head), bicycle seat and handlebars
Monday, March 26, 2018
The Community Catalyst Initiative of IMLS asks libraries, museums, and their non-profit collaborators to spark change in their communities.Read more
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Friday, February 23, 2018
The newly released Five-Year Evaluations of the State Library Administrative Agencies assess IMLS-funded activities from 2013–2017. A preliminary analysis of the evaluations provides IMLS a story about the agency's largest program.Read more
Friday, February 9, 2018
With the help of conservation experts, Historic Deerfield takes stock of the condition of its 13 buildings and nationally important collections of early American furniture, ceramics, textiles, and fashion.Read more

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