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February 01 2015 Eastern
Recipient: Missouri Botanical Garden Grant: National Leadership Grants to Museums Pictured: Drs. Quinn Long, Matthew Albrecht, Adam Smith install a microclimate station that monitors temperatures. Project Contacts: Matthew Albrecht, Ph.D., Assistant Curator of Conservation Biology (314) 577-0262...Read more
January 01 2015 Eastern
Recipient: Public Library Association Grant: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program Pictured: Jason Pinshower, Information Services Librarian/Technology Trainer at Fox River Valley Public Library District teaches a class using Project Contact: Jamie Hollier Project Manager 970...Read more
December 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Koniag, Inc. Grant: Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services Program Pictured: The museum sewing circle shows off the completed caribou skin parka. Project Contact: Marya Halvorsen, Cultural Education Specialist 907-486-7004 Websites: more
November 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Oklahoma Department of Libraries Grant: LSTA Grants to States Pictured: After taking her oath, Great Plains Literacy Council learner Susan Simons proudly holds her U.S. Naturalization certificate by a historic American flag. Project Contact: Rebecca Barker, Literary Resource Office...Read more
October 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History at the McPherson Center Grant: Sparks! Ignition Grants for Museums; 2012 Pictured: Visitors participate in a 3rd Friday photobooth Project Contact: Nina Simon, Executive Director (831) 429-1964 x7018 Website: more
September 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) Grant: IMLS Grants to States Program (ongoing) and Connecting to Collections Statewide Planning and Implementation Grants (2008 and 2010) Project Contact: Donna Longo DiMichele, Program Manager/LSTA Coordinator 401-574-9303...Read more
August 14 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Monterey Bay Aquarium Grant: Museums for America - Engaging Communities Pictured: Primary teachers in the Splash Zone Teacher Institute investigate the rocky shore habitat by observing tide pool organisms. Project Contact: Mary Whaley Teacher Programs Manager 831-648-4834 mwhaley@mbayaq...Read more
July 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library, El Paso Community College Northwest Grant: IMLS Grants to States Program Amount: $140,901 Project Contact: Monica Wong Head Librarian 915-831-8909 Website: We are thrilled to see library habits forming...Read more
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June 01 2014 Eastern
Recipient: University of Maryland College Park Grant: Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Pictured: David C. Driskell, photo by Greg Staley. Click image to see full-size. Project Contact: Dorit Yaron, David C. Driskell Center Deputy Director (301) 405-6835 Website...Read more
May 01 2014 Eastern
Featured: Recipients of the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service Pictured: Mrs. Obama delivers remarks at the ceremony. Click image for a larger view. Watch ceremony video Watch National Medal Video (Produced for IMLS by HISTORY) Read National Medal brochure (PDF, 1.3MB) Learn more at...Read more