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CH-50944-12

Winterthur Museum (Winterthur, DE 19735-1819)
Lois Olcott Price (Project Director: May 2011 to July 2016)
Joy Gardiner (Project Director: July 2016 to December 2016)
Endowing the Director of Conservation Position at Winterthur

Endowment for the Director of Conservation position at Winterthur to enhance thle museum's extensive programs in conservation.

Winterthur Museum requests a $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant to help establish a $2 million endowment to support the position of Director of Conservation and enhance its mission by creating two vital program expansions: the creation of a new post-graduate fellowship program in conservation and funding for staff development and scientific instrumentation. Winterthur’s decision to endow this position is part of the long-range plan to invest in its intellectual leadership. The position is essential to advancing Winterthur’s role in conservation education and research and to expanding the preservation and interpretation of humanities collections at Winterthur, throughout the United States, and increasingly the world. Endowment of the Director of Conservation will guarantee that Winterthur remains competitive in attracting and maintaining the most highly-qualified leaders in the field while enhancing its fundamental educational and research activities.

Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Grants

Totals (matching):
$425,000 (offered)
$425,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2010 – 7/31/2016