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MH-00-16-0026-16

City of Miami Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
Fiscal Year: 
2016
Award: 
$150,000.00
City: 
Miami
State: 
FL
Recipient Type: 
museum
Program: 
Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
Program Categories: 

The Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency will partner with Florida International University (FIU) to hire a museum director for the City of Miami Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum. FIU will organize a hiring and planning committee and then work with the new museum director and graduate student interns to produce a comprehensive institutional assessment and strategic plan that will address all museum functions, including operations, programming, community engagement, technology, and collections acquisition and management. The goal of the project is to build capacity and advance the long-term sustainability of the museum.