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CZ-50143-08

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA 02115-5523)
Elliot Bostwick Davis (Project Director: February 2005 to October 2008)
Art of the Americas Wing - American Colonial and Federal Art

Construction, reinstallation, and interpretation of new galleries and period rooms featuring American Colonial and Federal art, as well as endowment for conservation.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) requests a We the People Challenge Grant of $1 million to support the construction, reinstallation, and interepretation of its new galleries and period rooms featuring American Colonial and Federal Art. An endowment created by the grant and matching funds will also support the conservation of works to be included in these galleries. This collection, which ranks among the best in the world, will be exhibited in a new four-story wing that will serve as the centerpiece of a building expansion project scheduled for completion in 2009. We the People support will allow the MFA to tell the story of the birth of the United States, in all of its richness, through its reinstalled collection of American Colonial and Federal Art and through a variety of interpretive elements that are integral to the galleries.

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism

Program:
Special Initiatives

Division:
Challenge Programs

Totals (matching):
$750,000 (approved)
$750,000 (offered)
$750,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2004 – 3/31/2009