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Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences (Staten Island, NY 10301-1181)
Robert Bunkin (Project Director: May 2013 to August 2017)
Amanda Straniere (Project Director: August 2017 to present)
Discovering the Humanities through the Museum's Permanent Collection

Exhibition Infrastructure and Technology on the campus of Snug Harbor Cultural Center, endowment for related humanities programs, and fundraising expenses.

The Staten Island Museum is requesting a Challenge Grant of $400,000 to support infrastructure and technology for the Museum's expansion into new quarters in Building A on the campus of Snug Harbor Cultural Center, and to establish an endowed Humanities Fund dedicated to presenting and interpreting the Museum's permanent art collection to the community in a humanistic and interdisciplinary manner. The total grant funds break down in direct expenditures of $560,000 for galleries infrastructure and technology for the new facility and $40,000 in fundraising costs. A $1,000,000 Humanities Endowed Fund will support humanities activities, including salary support, visiting scholars, lectures, publications and education programs to engage learning in the humanities.

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Project fields:
Art History and Criticism

Challenge Grants

Challenge Programs

Totals (matching):
$400,000 (approved)
$400,000 (offered)
$400,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2012 – 7/31/2019