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March 13 2014 Eastern
Grantee: Friends of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park Grant: 2011 Museums for America, Engaging Communities Pictured: Interns recieve docent training in the Peralta kitchens. Contact: Holly Alonso Executive Director 510-532-9142 Website: See also:...Read more
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February 01 2014 Eastern
Grantee: Butler University Grant: 2011 Grants to States (sub-award through Indiana State Library) Pictured: IUPUI Library Digital Initiatives Technician assistant, Lucy Grogg, captures an image of each herbarium sheet Contact: Rebecca Dolan, Director, Friesner Herbarium 317-940-9413 rdolan@butler...Read more
January 14 2014 Eastern
Grantee The New York Hall of Science Grant 2011 Museums for America Pictured Maker programming included drum making workshops. Contact David Wells, Manager of Creative Learning and Making 718-699-0005 ext 357 Website “Queens Makes helped to diversify the maker...Read more
December 12 2013 Eastern
Grantee Salt Lake County Library Services Grant IMLS Grants to States Program, Library Services and Technology Act Contact Nyssa Fleig, Acting Branch Manager Website “This program targeted an underserved population, emphasizing the importance of their...Read more
November 15 2013 Eastern
Grantee: Chilkoot Indian Association Grant: 2009 Native American Library Service Enhancement Grant Pictured: Jolanta Ryan, former education coordinator for the Haines Borough Public Library, stands in front of a display of Tlingit artwork on loan from community members. Contact: Patricia Brown...Read more
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
September 01 2013 Eastern
Grantee: International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Grant: 21st Century Museum Professionals (now National Leadership Grants for Museums ), 2007 and 2010 Pictured: Dialogue at a coalition member instituion, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience Contact: Sarah Pharaon...Read more
August 01 2013 Eastern
Grantee Minnesota Historical Society Grant National Leadership Grants for Museums Contact Wendy Jones Museum Education and Public Programs 651-259-3411 Exhibit Website exhibits/then-now-wow If they want to be vital education partners tomorrow,...Read more
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July 01 2013 Eastern
Grantee Balboa Park Online Collaborative San Diego, CA Grant National Leadership Grant Pictured From the San Diego Museum of Man: Historic image of Balboa Park, San Diego, 1931. Contact Christina DePaolo Director of Digital Media 619-331-1962 Website This...Read more
June 01 2013 Eastern
Grantee Gleason Public Library 22 Bedford Rd Carlisle, MA 01741 Grant Grants to States Program through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners Contact Katie Huffman, Director (978) 369-489 Website Pictured A youth music event at the library Our...Read more
May 01 2013 Eastern
Links: Watch the 2013 Winners Highlight Video Produced for the Institute of Museum and Library Services by HISTORY Read the 2013 Brochure (PDF, 1.3 MB) Learn more about IMLS and StoryCorps Website: Learn more about the National Medal at Pictured: Mrs. Obama presents the medal to...Read more