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IMLS Grants Awarded

  • 2023 – The DISCOVERY Children’s Museum (Las Vegas, NV) Received a $250,000 grant from the Museums for America program to support a content refresh and renovation of their Water World exhibition so that it requires significantly less water to operate and centers Nevada-specific content around water conservation. 

  • 2023 – The Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) Received a $250,000 grant from the Museums for America program to launch the third phase of the development of “Saltwater Stories:  The Sea and Me,” a new permanent exhibition about the maritime traditions that have shaped the historical, cultural, and economic development of Long Island.  [This is the third IMLS grant in a row received in support of this project.]

  • 2023 - The Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture (Charlotte, NC) Received a $100,000 grant from the African American History and Culture program to support the purchase of collections storage equipment and modular walls for their 6,500 square feet of exhibition space.

  • 2022 – South Carolina State Museum (Columbia, SC) Received a $249,856 Museums for America grant for the third phase of a Collections Stewardship & Public Access project. The Museum will improve the stewardship of its collections through a collections inventory and digitization project of 3,500 objects in its science and technology collection as well as 2,000 objects currently on view in its exhibition galleries. This is the third consecutive grant SCSM has received for this project.

  • 2022 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) Received a $201,489 Museums for America grant for a Lifelong Learning project.  LDCM will implement “STEM4all,” an expansion of its long-standing Westbury STEM Partnership program to all third grade and K–12 special education classes in the Westbury School District. This is the third IMLS award LICM has received to support this program.

  • 2021 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) a Museums for America grant to implement the second phase of development of a new permanent exhibition titled “Saltwater Stories: The Sea & Me.” The exhibition will engage families and school audiences in an exploration of the local maritime traditions that have shaped the historical, cultural, and economic development of Long Island.

  • 2020 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) a Museums Empowered grant to support leadership development training and succession planning

  • 2020 – South Carolina State Museum (Columbia, SC) a Collections Stewardship & Public Access grant to complete the second phase of a collection inventory and digitization project

  • 2019 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) a Lifelong Learning grant to expand a museum-wide accessibility initiative

  • 2019 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) to plan, research, and develop a new permanent exhibition, “Saltwater Stories: Lured to the Sea”

  • 2019 – Discovery Place (Charlotte, NC) a Community Anchors grant to inform the development of new exhibition and program experiences at Discovery Place Nature

  • 2018 – South Carolina State Museum (Columbia, SC) Collections Stewardship project to conduct an inventory of the art collection and begin populating a new Collections Management System with updated digital accession records and images

  • 2017 – Park City Museum (Park City, UT) Museums Empowered grant to develop an updated, comprehensive strategic plan to support trajectory of growth in the coming decade

  • 2016 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) Learning Experiences project to support Phase 2 of the Westbury STEM Partnership with a neighboring school district through expansion and ongoing evaluation

  • 2015 – Park City Museum (Park City, UT) Collections Stewardship project to purchase equipment needed for rehousing collections

  • 2015 – DISCOVERY Children’s Museum (Las Vegas, NV) Learning Experiences project to develop an in-depth staff training program

  • 2015 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY) Learning Experiences project to launch an accessibility initiative

  • 2015 – Fort Ticonderoga (Ticonderoga, NY) R&L Consulting advised on a grant to support a reinterpretation of its comprehensive collection of 18th-century artillery

  • 2014 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Expansion of Westbury School District STEM Partnership Program

  • 2014 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Phase 2 of Theater Program Expansion Project

  • 2012 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Fabrication, Installation and Evaluation of a New Traveling Exhibition

  • 2011 – Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem (Winston-Salem, NC), Development, Fabrication and Installation of two Outdoor Exploration Zones

  • 2011 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Expansion of Performing Arts Facilities and Programs

  • 2010 – Park City Historical Society & Museum (Park City, UT), Development and Implementation of New Educational Programs

  • 2010 – SciWorks (Winston-Salem, NC), Creation of an Outdoor Science Park

  • 2010 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Expansion of Kindergarten Readiness Program

  • 2009 – Hickory Museum of Art (Hickory, NC), Development of New Permanent Exhibition

  • 2009 – Imagination Station (Wilson, NC), Development of Exhibitions Master Plan

  • 2009 – Greensboro Children’s Museum (Greensboro, NC), Development of New Programs and Exhibitions

  • 2009 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Implementation of Partnership and Programs with Department of Health and Human Services

  • 2008 – Fort Dobbs State Historic Site (Statesville, NC), Site Planning & Development

  • 2007 – Long Island Children’s Museum (Garden City, NY), Planning and Development of New Partnership with Department of Health and Human Services

  • 2007 – Park City Historical Society & Museum (Park City, UT), Fabrication and Installation of New Permanent Exhibitions

  • 2006 – C.M. Russell Museum (Great Falls, MT), Development of New Permanent Exhibition

  • 2005 – Park City Historical Society & Museum (Park City, UT), Development of New Permanent Exhibitions

  • 2004 – C.M. Russell Museum (Great Falls, MT), Reinstallation of Permanent Galleries

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