This study aimed to understand the scope of existing museum capacity building opportunities, identify potential gaps in the suite of current capacity building offerings, and determine new opportunities and areas of growth for both IMLS and other funders.
The Minnesota Children's Museum in collaboration with Ramsey Action Program Head Start and the St. Paul Public Library will conduct FACETS: Families And Communities Educating Together. The project will bring parents together to plan educational family activities involving reading. The partners will...
The Cincinnati Zoo, Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, Avondale Community Council, Carmel Presbyterian Church and Corinthian Baptist Church will create a pilot program to develop and deliver programs to support the educational and family involvement needs of minority families. Using the resources...
The Children's Museum with the Federated Dorchester Neighborhood Houses, will plan a multicultural family literacy project to bring their staffs together with parents to create collaborative family literacy programs for the museum and home. Parent teams will help design programs that will promote...
Three Indiana University organizations, Hilltop Garden, Mathers Museum and Wylie House, will partner with the Center for Behavioral Health (a local non-profit mental health care agency) on The Therapeutic Potential of Museums: A Collaboration for Development and Study. This project seeks to...
Seattle's Museum of History and Industry, in collaboration with the Seattle Public Library, will receive a planning grant to develop and test Nearby History, a history interest program led by a museum historian at branch libraries for neighborhood residents. This program's goals are to raise the...