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Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning*
Date range: 2010-2012
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Boston Children's Museum (Boston, MA 02210)
Leslie Swartz (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GE-50482-12
From Time to Time: 100 Years of Change in Boston

To support: Planning of a new 3,500-square-foot permanent exhibition about the ways in which international cultures have interacted in Boston from 1913 to the present.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $75,000 (approved); $75,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Buffalo Bill Historical Center (Cody, WY 82414)
Emma Hansen (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50542-12
Enduring Legacies of the Great Plains: The Paul Dyck Collection

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and programs on Plains Indian cultures as documented in a collection of materials from the pre-reservation and early reservation periods.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 7/31/2014

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation (Santa Barbara, CA 93102-0388)
Anne Petersen (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50576-12
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park Visitor Center Plan

To support: Planning for interpretive exhibitions and programs in a newly constructed visitor center about the history of Santa Barbara.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

ETV Endowment of South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC 29302-2866)
Betsy Newman (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50581-12
Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony Website Planning Project

To support: Planning for a website, a virtual tour, and educational materials about the history of Bernard Baruch's rural estate in coastal South Carolina, its African American residents, and its legacy for regional land conservation.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

New Bedford Whaling Museum (New Bedford, MA 02740)
Alison Smart (Project Director, 09/09/2013 - present); Gregory Galer (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - 03/20/2012); Michael Dyer (Project Director, 03/21/2012 - 09/08/2013)
GE-50587-12
New Bedford: The Commercial and Industrial Evolution of an American Port City

To support: Planning for a long-term exhibition, public programs, and educational materials on the history of commerce and industry in New Bedford, Massachusetts, following the decline of whaling, the city's founding industry.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 2/1/2013 – 8/31/2014

Museum Associates (Los Angeles, CA 90036)
Austen Bailly (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50590-12
Benton, Hollywood, and History

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs on American artist Thomas Hart Benton and how his history paintings and narrative art were influenced by popular Hollywood film.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

Springfield Library and Museums Association (Springfield, MA 01103-1733)
Kay Simpson (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50596-12
Reinterpreting a Late 19th-Century Collection for New Audiences and a New Century

To support: Planning for the reinstallation of its core collections to illustrate how this museum exemplifies Gilded Age America's ideas about civic philanthropy and museums as engines of democratic education.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association (Deerfield, MA 01342)
Timothy Neumann (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50609-12
Impressions of a Lost World

To support: Planning for a website, mobile applications, hand-held digital and print tours, public programs, and educational materials about the early nineteenth-century discovery of dinosaur tracks in the Connecticut River Valley and the impact of this discovery on American thought and culture.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1094)
Stephen Enniss (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GE-50615-12
Shakespeare in His World--and Ours

To support: Planning for two traveling exhibitions, a catalog, a website, and public programs on William Shakespeare and the ways that his life and work have been re-imagined over time.

Project fields: British History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $75,000 (approved); $75,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646)
Hyunsoo Woo (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GE-50646-12
The Art of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition, a scholarly catalog, and public and educational programs on the art and culture of the Joseon Dynasty in Korea.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $60,000 (approved); $60,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
James Matory (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GE-50647-12
Crafting Freedom

To support: Planning of two versions of a traveling exhibition that would present the biographies of 12 individuals to tell the history of African Americans in the antebellum South.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $60,000 (approved); $56,023 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5699)
Tamara Gaskell (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GE-50664-12
The William Still Digital History Project

To support: Planning of an interactive website on the history of the Underground Railroad through the interpretation of William Still's document collection at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

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Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $60,000 (approved); $60,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 11/1/2012 – 1/31/2014

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO 64111-1818)
Colin Mackenzie (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GE-50679-12
Jade: China's Immortal Stone

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition tracing the evolution of the meaning of jade in China from prehistoric times to the present.

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Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $60,000 (approved); $60,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

New-York Historical Society (New York, NY 10024-5152)
Louise Mirrer (Project Director, 08/07/2012 - present); Kimberly Orcutt (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - 08/06/2012)
GE-50695-12
The Armory Show at 100: The New Art Spirit Interpretive Website

To support: Planning for an interactive website about the 1913 Armory Show in New York and its significance in the cultural, political, and historical context of the period.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $50,000 (approved); $50,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane Root (Project Director, 03/29/2012 - present)
GE-50700-12
I Hear America Singing

No statement available.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $29,916 (approved); $29,916 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 3/31/2013

American Association of Museums (Washington, DC 20005-1105)
Julie Hart (Project Director, 04/27/2012 - present)
GE-50702-12
AAM Discipline-Specific Museum Association/Groups Convening

No statement available.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $20,000 (approved); $20,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 11/30/2012

Society for the Preservation of Weeksville/Bedford-Stuyvesant History (Brooklyn, NY 11238)
Elissa Moorhead (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50352-11
Planning Multi-Sensory Interpretation for Weeksville’s Historic Hunterfly Road Houses

To support: Planning for multisensory interpretive elements at three historic houses in Weeksville, an historic African-American community.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Museum for African Art (Long Island City, NY 11101-1736)
Lisa Binder (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50358-11
Highlife to Hiplife

To support: Planning for a multimedia traveling exhibition examining the musical, visual, and socio-cultural aspects of hip hop in Africa.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Robert Hicks (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50360-11
Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia

To support: Planning for a 1,000-square-foot permanent exhibition, a website, and educational programs that would provide an intimate understanding of military injuries in the Civil War, including wounding, death, and long-term legacies.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $39,962 (approved); $39,962 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 4/30/2012

American Jewish Historical Society (New York, NY 10011-6301)
Susan Malbin (Project Director, 04/05/2011 - present); Evan Kingsley (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - 04/05/2011)
GE-50362-11
American Activism: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews

To support: Planning for a 3,000-square-foot traveling exhibition, a traveling panel exhibition for libraries, and a public conference examining the American Soviet Jewry Movement.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

Hampton University (Hampton, VA 23668-0001)
Mamie Locke (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50364-11
Evidence of Contraband

To support: Planning of a digital interpretive portal and a physical exhibition examining life at the African American Civil War refugee camp in Hampton, Virginia.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 7/31/2012

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)
E. Adams (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50378-11
Journeys and Destinies: Settling the Southwest

To support: Planning for a new long-term installation that would encapsulate the 13,000-year-old history of human habitation in Arizona, using the idea of migration as a main theme and connecting that history to contemporary native cultures.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $28,798 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

San Jose State University Foundation (San Jose, CA 95112-5569)
Anne Fountain (Co Project Director, 04/27/2011 - present); Margo McBane (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50402-11
Before Silicon Valley: A Migrant Path to Mexican American Civil Rights

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition and associated programs on the history of the Mexican Americans in the Santa Clara valley from 1920 through 1960.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 8/31/2013

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD 21218-3827)
Jay Fisher (Project Director, 02/15/2012 - present); Nichole Bridges (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - 02/14/2012)
GE-50404-11
New Visions for African Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art

To support: Planning for a reinstallation of the museum's permanent collection of African art with a thematic and cross-cultural approach.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 3/31/2013

Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, NY 11201-2711)
Deborah Schwartz (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GE-50429-11
Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations: A Study of Mixed-Heritage Families in Brooklyn

To support: Planning of a website including exhibits and online scholar-led discussions, and related public programs about understanding, in historical perspective, the overlapping cultural identities of families of mixed race, ethnicity, or nationality.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $50,000 (approved); $50,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 3/31/2012

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Elysa Engelman (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GE-50485-11
In the Wake of the Whalers: American Identity and Worldview as Shaped by our Whaling Heritage

To support: Planning for a long-term exhibition with traveling components to various New England ports, a website, and program activities on board a historic whaling ship.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA 02115-5523)
Dennis Carr (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GE-50490-11
Asia and the New World: Global Exchange and Artistic Influence in the Colonial Americas, 1500-1800

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition, a catalog, new media interpretive materials, and public programs about the impact of trade with Asia on artistic production in North, Central, and South America from 1500 to 1800.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $60,000 (approved); $60,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 10/31/2012

Thomas Cole Historic House (Catskill, NY 12414-1027)
Elizabeth Jacks (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GE-50491-11
Hudson River School Art Trail

To support: Planning for online and handheld interpretive formats that will allow visitors to make on-site comparisons between paintings by Thomas Cole and the actual landscapes from which he worked.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $48,000 (approved); $48,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Children's Museum of Manhattan (New York, NY 10024)
Andrew Ackerman (Project Director, 03/14/2012 - present); Karen Snider (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - 03/13/2012)
GE-50495-11
Muslim Worlds

To support: Planning of a traveling exhibition and cultural programming on Muslim worlds.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Dallas County Historical Foundation (Dallas, TX 75202)
Sharron Conrad (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GE-50536-11
Shared Stories: Development of Oral History Programming about the Kennedy Assassination

To support: Planning of oral history-based theater and digital activities for use at the museum, schools, and community venues about evidentiary characteristics of first-person accounts surrounding the Kennedy assassination and what these can teach us about the nature of historical memory.

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Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 7/31/2012

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)
H. Milward (Project Director, 07/07/2011 - present)
GE-50537-11
Executive Session and National Briefing on Civil Discourse

No statement available.

Project fields: American Government, Media Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

American Writers Museum Foundation (Washington, DC 20006)
Andrew Anway (Project Director, 09/09/2011 - present)
GE-50626-11
Development of Conceptual Plan for the American Writers Museum

No statement available.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 3/31/2012

Ossabaw Island Foundation (Savannah, GA 31401-3726)
Paul Pressly (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50191-10
Continuity & Change: African American Life and Culture on a Barrier Island of GA: 1760-1900

No statement available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

Stone Soup Productions, Inc. (Washington, DC 20036-2504)
Andrea Kalin (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50202-10
Soul of a People/Soul of a Place

To support: Planning a web-based platform to engage young people in exploring the Federal Writers Project and the world of the 1930s, including virtual reality, gaming, and social networking.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $50,000 (approved); $50,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 4/30/2011

New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY 10458)
Susan Fraser (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50223-10
Medicinal Plants: Ancient Culture to Modern Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

To support: Planning for a multiformat traveling exhibition and public programs that explore how plants have shaped the trajectory of medicine throughout the world.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 3/31/2012

Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50224-10
Encounters with(in) Africa

To support: Planning for the reinstallation and reinterpretation of the African Galleries.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 3/31/2012

Ohio University, Athens (Athens, OH 45701-1361)
Frans Doppen (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50227-10
Interpreting Ohio's Little Cities of Black Diamonds Microregion: The Untold Story of the Hocking Valley Coal Era

To support: Planning for a place-based interpretation of the Hocking Valley Coal Era (1870-1930) and the pioneering role of miners in the formation of the United Mine Workers of America.

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Project fields: Education
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH 44106-1797)
Sue Bergh (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50237-10
The Realm of the Condor: Wari, the Art of a Pre-Inca Empire

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition and a publication on the art of the Wari Empire which flourished in highland Peru from about AD 750 to AD 1000.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2010 – 3/31/2011

Chicago History Museum (Chicago, IL 60614-6038)
D. Lynn McRainey (Project Director, 08/28/2009 - present)
GE-50248-10
Families and History: Past Times, Present Places, and Imagining the Future

To support: Planning to develop a museum-wide framework for family learning about Chicago and urban history, incorporating exhibitions, programming, and digital products.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2010 – 1/31/2011

Natural History Museum of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1214)
Rebecca Menlove (Project Director, 04/23/2012 - present); Lisa Thompson (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - 04/22/2012)
GE-50267-10
The Navajo Basket Renaissance

To support: Planning for a large temporary exhibition, a scaled-down traveling exhibit, a website, a catalogue, and programs on the resurgence of Navajo story baskets as a distinctive art form.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2012

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
Robin Jaffee Frank (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - present)
GE-50277-10
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008

To support: Planning for a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs about the history of Coney Island and its depiction in art and popular culture over the last 150 years.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 10/31/2011

Adirondack Museum (Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812)
Laura Rice (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - present)
GE-50279-10
Mining in the Adirondacks

To support: Planning of a permanent exhibition on the history of mining in the Adirondacks along with an interactive website, curriculum development, and public programs.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 2/29/2012

Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, CA 90013-1821)
Lisa Sasaki (Project Director, 11/16/2010 - present); John Esaki (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - 11/16/2010)
GE-50288-10
Toward Justice for All: Learning from the Japanese American World War II Experience

To support: Planning of a new long-term exhibition exploring the diverse experiences of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $50,000 (approved); $50,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

International Coalition of Historic Site Museums of Conscience (New York, NY 10001-5004)
Elizabeth Silkes (Project Director, 08/15/2010 - present); Liz Sevcenko (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - 08/15/2010)
GE-50301-10
Immigration Sites of Conscience

To support: Planning of nationwide public dialogues on immigration, past and present, both online and onsite at historic sites and museums that interpret immigration history.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $50,000 (approved); $50,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (New York, NY 10036-5900)
Susan Saidenberg (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - present)
GE-50316-10
The Freedom to Move: Addressing Immigration, Emigration, and Forced Migration in U.S. History

To support: Planning of a traveling exhibition and a companion website that examine migration and mobility as enduring themes in U.S. history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $42,940 (approved); $42,940 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Museum Associates (Los Angeles, CA 90036)
Victoria Lyall (Project Director, 06/27/2011 - present); Virginia Fields (Project Director, 01/14/2010 - 06/27/2011)
GE-50318-10
Children of the Plumed Serpent: Art and Ritual of Mesoamerica's Late Antiquity

To support: Planning of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and programs on the cultural and artistic traditions in Mesoamerica during the Postclassic period (AD 1000-1521) and their transformation through the Colonial period to the present.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $40,000 (approved); $40,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

Tribeca Film Institute (New York, NY 10013-2376)
Timothy Gunn (Project Director, 01/20/2010 - present)
GE-50340-10
From Bluegrass to Broadway: A Film History of America's Popular Music

To support: Planning of a six-part series of programs in collaboration with the American Library Association exploring American musical tradition in the 20th century to be offered at 50 libraries.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $65,000 (approved); $65,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2010 – 2/28/2011

American Library Association (Chicago, IL 60611)
Lainie Castle (Project Director, 04/01/2010 - present)
GE-50346-10
Let's Talk About It: The Legacy of the Civil War

No statement available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $27,990 (approved); $27,990 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2010 – 4/30/2011

Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (New York, NY 10001-2110)
Gina Pollara (Project Director, 08/17/2010 - present)
GE-50347-10
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park

No statement available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 12/31/2010

National Museum of Mexican Art (Chicago, IL 60608-2706)
Carlos Tortolero (Project Director, 09/13/2010 - present)
GE-50458-10
The Evolution of 'Mexicanidad': Improving the NMMA's Permanent Collection Gallery

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Project fields: Hispanic American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2010 – 8/31/2011

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