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PG-50920-10

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum (Palm Springs, CA 92262)
Ginger Ridgway (Project Director: 05/15/2009 to present)

Community Collaboration for Heritage Preservation

Hiring a preservation consultant to conduct a training workshop in emergency response procedures and provide advice for the purchase of basic emergency supplies for the Coachella Valley Emergency Preparedness Network. This consortium includes three historical societies, a historic house, two Native American museums, a separate tribal collection, an aviation museum, a military museum, and a modern art museum. Collectively, they hold 400 cubic feet of archaeological materials, 600 baskets, 150 paintings, 16,000 color slides, 1,500 photos, 100 maps, 25 linear feet of archival materials, 825 audio and video recordings, 3,000 volumes, and 84 periodical titles.

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum is applying for funding on behalf of the Coachella Valley Emergency Preparedness Network, a collaboration of 10 institutions. Grant funding is sought for training in emergency response procedures for historical and cultural collections, and for purchase of salvage supplies for shared repositories for emergency response in the event of disasters.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Preservation Assistance Grants

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$6,000 (approved)
$6,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2010 – 6/30/2011