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National Medal Video: Erie Art Museum

June 19, 2012 ET

By Kevin O'Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor

The Erie (Pennsylvania) Art Museum  was one of ten winners of the 2011 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. In this video interview, Director John Vanco and Victoria Angelo, a refugee from southern Sudan talk about one of the museum's innovative programs, through which refugees share a piece of their culture with the Erie community at the same time as they receive training and employment.

Programs: 
National Medal for Museum and Library Service