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Douglas County Historical Society (Lawrence, KS 66044-2961)
William Hickox (Project Director: May 2020 to present)
Reinventing the Museum for a Time of Social Distancing

The retention of six staff members to produce online programs and develop outdoor programs that meet guidelines for social distancing.

This project preserves full and part time staffing at the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, Kansas, operated by the Douglas County Historical Society for a six-month period. Staff will be engaged in reinventing the museum's public programming and in developing new forms of public engagement that comply with requirements for social distancing. Online and online/onsite hybrid forms of tours, presentations, workshops, family festivals, and changing exhibits will be developed and tested with the public.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (Public Programs)

Public Programs

$76,495 (approved)
$76,495 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2020 – 12/31/2020