USDA Funding to Support Museums in Rural, Disaster-Declared Areas

The Institute of Museum and Library Services wishes to share information regarding a funding opportunity through the United States Department of Agriculture to support the needs of organizations—including museums—in rural communities impacted by Presidentially-declared disasters. A contact from the USDA has shared the following resources listed below, along with their contact information. USDA Rural Development

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National Endowment for the Humanities accepting grant applications for Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for grants in its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program, with a deadline of July 16, 2019. These grants support projects to preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as rare books, journals, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images,

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New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting to be held June 19th

Mark your calendars for New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting held June 19th at Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University! The meeting will feature an exciting schedule of networking opportunities and educational activities including a keynote presentation, professional development conversation, networking luncheon, and guided tours of exhibitions and artist studios. More information and registration information at:https://njmuseums.wildapricot.org/event-3370723

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NEH Infrastructure Grants available

Grant Snapshot NEH guidelines are now available for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants! Awards up to $750,000 in federal matching funds support capital expenditures, equipment & software, collections preservation & conservation, and existing digital infrastructure. These grants have a fundraising component and offer special encouragement to projects addressing the 250th anniversary of American independence and

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PA Museums Annual Conference to be held in Chadds Ford, PA

PA Museums is hosting its annual statewide museum conference at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Registration is open, and PA Museums is pleased to offer an Early Bird Registration with special pricing through March 8, 2019. Look for their preliminary program and registration form here. Here’s what to expect at their upcoming conference: ·     Pre-conference tour and reception

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MASS MoCA’s Building 6 To Be Honored for Excellence in Museum Building

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) is excited to announce that the recipient of this year’s Building MuseumsTM Symposium’s Buildy Award is the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) for Building 6, the Robert W. Wilson Building. This award recognizes the museum leadership’s exemplary accomplishment through the three-decade process of completing their master plan for

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New-York Historical Society makes available an 8-piece poster exhibit recounting struggle for black equality

New-York Historical Society is pleased to make available a compelling 8-piece poster exhibit that recounts the dramatic, national story of the struggle for black equality after the end of slavery. Exploring the years from the Civil War through World War I, the posters draw from our timely exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,

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