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Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation*
Date range: 2011-2014
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Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, MA 01970-7704)
Lynda Hartigan (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50633-14
Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

Implementation of a major exhibition that explores the work of American artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975).

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 12/31/2016

Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50636-14
Islamic Africa: Art and Architecture

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, an online exhibition, programs, and a colloquium examining the diverse forms of Islamic art and architecture that have developed in Africa over the last 1,300 years.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

Library of Virginia Foundation (Richmond, VA 23219-1905)
Barbara Batson (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50644-14
To Be Sold: Virginia and the American Slave Trade

Implementation of a traveling and an online exhibition, educational workshops, and a one-day symposium examining the American domestic slave trade through the paintings and engravings of British artist Eyre Crowe (1824-1901).

Project fields: African American History, U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $100,000 (approved); $100,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 5/31/2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646)
Mark Mitchell (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50654-14
Inventing American Still Life, 1800-1960

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and programs about the development of American still life painting.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 3/31/2016

Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI 48202)
Jane Dini (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50657-14
Art of American Dance

Implementation of a traveling exhibition exploring the ways in which American visual art from 1820 to 1960 depicted and was inspired by dance.

Project fields: History, Criticism, and Theory of the Arts
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2017

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1004)
Michael Witmore (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50663-14
Shakespeare and his First Folio

Implementation of a national traveling exhibition featuring an original copy of Shakespeare's First Folio, interpretive panels on the history of the First Folio, and related public programming.

Project fields: British History, British Literature, U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $500,000 (approved); $500,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 3/31/2017

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine (New York, NY 10025-1798)
Marlene Eidelheit (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50664-14
The Barberini Tapestries: Woven Monuments of Baroque Rome

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and programs examining tapestries produced in the 17th century by the private workshop in Rome founded by the Barberini, the family of Pope Urban VIII.

Project fields: Arts, Other
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2014 – 5/31/2016

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50666-14
103 Orchard Street Website

Implementation of a web-based virtual tour and public programs at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum that examine post-World War II immigration through the experiences of three families that resided at 103 Orchard Street from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 3/31/2016

Museum of the City of New York (New York, NY 10029-5287)
Sarah Henry (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50671-14
Jacob Riis and His Photographs: Revealing New York's "Other Half"

Implementation of a museum exhibition and public programs about photographer Jacob Riis (1849-1914).

Project fields: Art History and Criticism, Immigration History, U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $221,103 (approved); $181,103 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 3/31/2017

Anchorage Museum Association (Anchorage, AK 99501)
Julie Decker (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50674-14
Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage Exhibition

Implementation of a traveling exhibition on James Cook's Third Voyage (1776-80), focusing on his travels around the Northwest coast and his attempt to find the Northwest Passage.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $75,000 (approved); $75,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

ETV Endowment of South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC 29302-2866)
Betsy Newman (Project Director, 08/19/2013 - present)
GI-50675-14
Between the Waters: Hobcaw Barony Website Project

Implementation of a website, an interactive virtual tour, and supporting programs interpreting the natural and social history of Hobcaw Barony, the South Carolina estate of Bernard Baruch.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $294,154 (approved); $294,154 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA 02210-1802)
Helen Molesworth (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
GI-50680-14
Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs about Black Mountain College in North Carolina, an experimental liberal arts college that played a vital role in the creation of American culture during the post-World War II era.

Project fields: History, Criticism, and Theory of the Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, General, U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 10/31/2016

International Folk Art Foundation (Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087)
Marsha Bol (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
GI-50687-14
The Red that Colored the World

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs about the history and global significance of cochineal, an insect-based dye source whose origins date to the pre-Columbian Americas.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2015 – 9/30/2015

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Hartford, CT 06103-2911)
Linda Roth (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
GI-50692-14
Installation and Interpretation of "Cabinet of Art and Curiosities"

Implementation of a permanent, interdisciplinary gallery that will introduce visitors to the phenomenon of the cabinet of art and curiosities, a form of collecting that flourished in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 7/31/2017

New York Botanical Garden (Bronx, NY 10458)
Susan Fraser (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
GI-50699-14
Frida Kahlo's Garden: A Humanities Exhibition on Kahlo's Connection to Plants and Nature

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, public programs, tours, and a scholarly symposium that explore the intersections of nature, history, and identity in the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Project fields: Arts, General, Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Latin American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $460,000 (approved); $460,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 7/31/2016

Pratt Museum (Homer, AK 99603)
Scott Bartlett (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - present)
GI-50708-14
Kachemak Bay, Alaska: An Exploration of People and Place

Implementation of a permanent exhibition to explore the interconnectedness of people and place in the Kachemak Bay region of Alaska.

Project fields: Arts, General, History, General, Social Sciences, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 7/31/2017

Chattanooga History Center (Chattanooga, TN 37403-3430)
Daryl Black (Project Director, 01/10/2014 - 06/16/2015); Marlene Payne (Project Director, 06/17/2015 - present)
GI-50710-14
Chattanooga History Center: Installation of New Permanent Exhibition

Implementation of a permanent, multimedia exhibition on the history of Chattanooga, Tennessee, with an emphasis on the role of the city in a national context.

Project fields: History, General, U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2014 – 1/31/2016

Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, MD 21201-5185)
Amy Landau (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50521-13
Pearls on a String: Artist and Patron in the Islamic World

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and programs that present the arts of Islamic cultures from the point of view of patrons and artists from various historical periods across the Islamic world.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum (New York, NY 10036)
Jessica Williams (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50524-13
City at Sea: USS Intrepid

Implementation of a long-term, multimedia interpretation of nine restored spaces aboard the Intrepid Museum's historic aircraft carrier.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 11/30/2015

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. (New York, NY 10003-6671)
Peter Meineck (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50531-13
YouStories: Classics, Conversation, Connection

Implementation of scholar-led reading/performance and discussion programs in 20 locations, a website, and a mobile app focused on the ways classical Greek and Roman drama continue to resonate today for veteran and public audiences.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $380,000 (approved); $380,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Funding details
Original grant (2014) $300,000
Supplement (2014) $80,000

New York Council for the Humanities (New York, NY 10038-4364)
Erika Halstead (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50532-13
Muslim Voices

Implementation of a multisession facilitated reading and discussion series at 40 venues involving twelve books on Muslim culture and the distribution of these books to an additional 200 venues.

Project fields: Ethnic Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $195,000 (approved); $195,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 5/31/2016

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (Hartford, CT 06103-2911)
Robin Frank (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50540-13
Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008

Implementation of 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.

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Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

American Library Association (Chicago, IL 60611-2729)
Susan Brandehoff (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - 06/22/2015); Melanie Welch (Project Director, 06/23/2015 - present)
GI-50542-13
Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry: A Traveling Exhibit and Public Programs for Libraries about the Dust Bowl

Implementation of a traveling exhibition and public programs for 25 libraries examining the history and impact of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $293,000 (approved); $293,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Funding details
Original grant (2014) $263,000
Supplement (2014) $30,000

National Museum of Mexican Art (Chicago, IL 60608-2706)
Cesareo Moreno (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50546-13
Nuestras Historias: Stories of Mexican Identity from the National Museum of Mexican Art's Permanent Collection

Implementation of the reinstallation of the permanent exhibition, a catalog, and educational programs exploring Mexican art and culture on both sides of the American border.

Project fields: Hispanic American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $125,000 (approved); $125,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

New-York Historical Society (New York, NY 10024-5152)
Louise Mirrer (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50552-13
Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion: Exhibition and Educational Initiative

Implementation of an exhibition and educational initiative exploring the Chinese American experience.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 3/31/2016

International Coalition of Historic Site Museums of Conscience (New York, NY 10001-5004)
Sarah Pharaon (Project Director, 08/20/2012 - present)
GI-50554-13
National Dialogues on Immigration

Implementation of guided dialogue programs on immigration and American citizenship to be held at 20 immigration, civil rights, and ethnic identity museums across the country.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $275,000 (approved); $275,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 3/31/2015

Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature (Iowa City, IA 52240)
John Kenyon (Project Director, 11/19/2012 - present)
GI-50587-13
On the Fly: Writers on Writing

No project description available.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $29,973 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Museum of American Finance (New York, NY 10005)
David Cowen (Project Director, 12/06/2012 - present)
GI-50589-13
Centennial Exhibit - New York Federal Reserve Bank

No project description available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 5/31/2014

Defiant Requiem Foundation (Washington, DC 20015-1775)
Louisa Hollman (Project Director, 12/14/2012 - present)
GI-50591-13
Defiant Requiem Film Guide

No project description available.

Project fields: Education
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 11/30/2013

American Writers Museum Foundation (Washington, DC 20006)
Andrew Anway (Project Director, 01/09/2013 - present)
GI-50593-13
American Writers Museum Launch Pad

No project description available.

Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 4/30/2013

Pacific Symphony (Santa Ana, CA 92704-8908)
Joseph Horowitz (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50596-13
Music Unwound

A series of multimedia performances and related symposia on the music of Anton Dvorak (1841-1904) and Charles Ives (1874-1954).

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2014 – 5/31/2016

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD 21218-3827)
Kathryn Gunsch (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50604-13
Engaging New Installation of African Art at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Implementation of the reinstallation of the African art collection and related digital interpretive tools.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $275,000 (approved); $275,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Duke University (Durham, NC 27705-4677)
Sarah Schroth (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50607-13
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

Implementation of a traveling exhibition and a catalog on African American painter Archibald Motley in the context of early-twentieth-century modernism.

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Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $120,000 (approved); $120,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 7/31/2014

Children's Museum of Manhattan (New York, NY 10024)
Andrew Ackerman (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50611-13
Muslim Cultures

A museum exhibition and related public programs exploring how cultural traditions, faith, and history have shaped the lives of Muslims in the United States and internationally.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 5/31/2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646)
Hyunsoo Woo (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50612-13
Art of the Joseon Dynasty: Treasures from the National Museum of Korea

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, a website, and public programs on the art of Korea's Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $450,000 (approved); $450,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 6/30/2015

National Museum of American Jewish History (Philadelphia, PA 19106-2197)
Josh Perelman (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50613-13
Chasing Dreams

Implementation of an artifact-based traveling exhibition, a smaller panel version to be displayed in baseball parks, a catalogue, a website, and related public programs.

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Project fields: Jewish Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 10/31/2014

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Susan Funk (Project Director, 01/14/2013 - present)
GI-50615-13
Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers: The 38th Voyage of the Charles W. Morgan

Implementation of a long-term exhibition, a website, and public programs at the Mystic Seaport Museum that examine the broad economic, social, and cultural impact of whaling.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $450,000 (approved); $450,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 2/29/2016

Bostonian Society (Boston, MA 02109)
Donald Carleton (Project Director, 01/16/2013 - present)
GI-50622-13
1763 Peace of Paris Commemoration

No project description available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $20,000 (approved); $20,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 11/30/2013

Filmmakers Collaborative, Inc. (Melrose, MA 02176-3933)
Kathryn Dietz (Project Director, 01/22/2013 - present)
GI-50624-13
Working with Scholars

No project description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $9,050 (approved); $9,050 (awarded)
Grant period: 2/1/2013 – 7/31/2013

Rebecca Solnit
Unknown institution
GI-50626-13
Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas

No project description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2013 – 11/30/2014

Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (Annapolis, MD 21401-2738)
Stephany Neal (Project Director, 03/05/2013 - present)
GI-50627-13
The Color in Freedom Experience: An Interactive Journey Along the Underground Railroad

No project description available.

Project fields: Communications
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $28,354 (approved); $28,354 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2013 – 5/31/2013

Tom Lea Institute (El Paso, TX 79941)
Adair Margo (Project Director, 05/03/2013 - present)
GI-50629-13
LBJ Conference

No project description available.

Project fields: American Government, International Relations
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $10,000 (approved); $10,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2013 – 11/30/3013

William F. Laman Public Library (N. Little Rock, AR 72114)
Debra Wood (Project Director, 05/14/2013 - present)
GI-50630-13
Simeon Wright Lecture in Conjunction with "NEH on the Road" Exhibition

No project description available.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $1,000 (approved); $1,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2013 – 6/30/2013

Jan Karski Educational Foundation (Raleigh, NC 27628-6161)
Wanda Urbanska (Project Director, 05/30/2013 - present)
GI-50631-13
The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity

No project description available.

Project fields: Education
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Film Foundation, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA 90046-3300)
Jennifer Ahn (Project Director, 07/05/2013 - present)
GI-50632-13
The Story of Movies

No project description available.

Project fields: Education
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2013 – 8/31/2014

Missouri Historical Society (St. Louis, MO 63112)
Carolyn Gilman (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - 02/27/2013); Patrick Allie (Project Director, 02/28/2013 - present)
GI-50409-12
The American Revolution on the Frontier

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a publication, a website, and programs on the unfolding of the American Revolution in the Midwest, especially its impact on the formation of cultural identities.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2015

Robert R. Moton Museum Inc. (Farmville, VA 23901-0908)
Lacy Ward (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50413-12
Moton 2011: The Permanent Exhibition, Phase II, Audio/Visual Components, Galleries II-VI

Implementation of multimedia components for a long-term exhibition about one African American high school's struggle to achieve racial integration, which became part of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka."

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 12/1/2012 – 7/31/2013

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Max Rudin (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50416-12
Civil War 150: Exploring the War and its Meaning Through the Words of Those Who Lived It

Implementation of a multiformat project that would encourage public exploration of the transformative impact and contested meanings of the Civil War through the words of a wide variety of first-hand participants.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $625,000 (approved); $625,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

Funding details
Original grant (2013) $500,000
Supplement (2013) $125,000

Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages (Stony Brook, NY 11790-1931)
William Ayres (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - 09/22/2013); Joshua Ruff (Project Director, 09/23/2013 - present)
GI-50417-12
Installation and Interpretation of the Carriage Museum's "Streets of New York" and "Carriages for Sport and Pleasure"

Implementation of the reinstallation of two long-term exhibitions with audio tours about the social and economic history of horse-drawn transportation in New York City circa 1900.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $286,014 (approved); $281,909 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 10/31/2013

ConVida - Popular Arts of the Americas (Detroit, MI 48207-2838)
Marion Jackson (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50424-12
Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, a website, and public programs on the folk art of the people of the Northeast region in Brazil whose culture is a unique blend of African, European, and Amerindian traditions.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2016

National Constitution Center (Philadelphia, PA 19106)
Stephanie Reyer (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50430-12
Prohibition

Implementation of a multiformat project about the history of Prohibition in America.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 12/31/2015

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Sharon Leon (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50433-12
Hidden Histories on America's Front Lawn: mobile.mallhistory.us

Implementation of a mobile tour and website on the history and culture of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $304,565 (approved); $304,565 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Humanities Nebraska (Lincoln, NE 68508-1836)
Christopher Sommerich (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50440-12
Nebraska Chautauqua: Free Land? 1862 and the Shaping of Modern America

Implementation of a three-year Chautauqua program in seven rural Nebraska communities on issues connected to significant legislative acts that shaped the settlement of the region.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $216,400 (approved); $216,400 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 10/31/2015

Indiana State Museum Foundation, Inc. (Indianapolis, IN 46204)
David Buchanan (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50454-12
Souls Seeking Safety: Interpreting the Underground Railroad Experience in Indiana

Implementation of a long-term multimedia exhibition and docent training at an Underground Railroad site covering Quaker abolitionist and Free Labor economic resistance to slavery as well as first-person stories of fugitive African Americans.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 3/31/2016

Prime Time Family Reading (New Orleans, LA 70113-1024)
Miranda Restovic (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50466-12
It's a Small World After All: Global Citizenship Education for the 21st Century

Implementation of a new library reading and discussion series for at-risk families in five states focusing on the theme of global citizenship.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $355,383 (approved); $355,383 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2014

Brooklyn Museum of Art (Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052)
Rich Aste (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50476-12
Behind Closed Doors: Power and Privilege at Home in Spanish America

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a scholarly catalog, and online materials that explore the private life of creole and indigenous elites in Spanish colonial America and how identity, social status, and ambition were communicated by the art and luxury objects they chose to display in their homes.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $311,129 (approved); $311,129 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, NY 11201-2711)
Deborah Schwartz (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50480-12
Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations: A Study of Mixed-Heritage Families in Brooklyn

Implementation of a website, an oral history project, and public programs about individuals and families of mixed racial, ethnic, and cultural heritage and the place of "cultural hybridity" in United States history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $378,067 (approved); $378,067 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Maine Humanities Council (Portland, ME 04102-1012)
Erik Jorgensen (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - 08/06/2012); Anne Schlitt (Project Director, 08/07/2012 - 08/29/2012); Hayden Anderson (Project Director, 08/29/2012 - present)
GI-50488-12
Maine in the Civil War: Making Connections though the Humanities and Digital History

Implementation of a series of multiformat programs about the history and legacy of the Civil War in Maine.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $348,946 (approved); $348,946 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 10/31/2015

Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD 21218-3827)
David Curry (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50495-12
Reinstallation of American Art at The Baltimore Museum of Art

Implementation of the reinstallation of the galleries of American fine and decorative art.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $308,000 (approved); $308,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2015

Cleveland Museum of Art (Cleveland, OH 44106-1797)
Sue Bergh (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50496-12
Cleveland Museum of Art's Exhibition: Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, programs, and a website on the arts of the Wari, a major Andean civilization and the first empire in that region between AD 600 and 1000.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Museum Studies or Historical Preservation
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $352,000 (approved); $352,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts (Minneapolis, MN 55404-3506)
Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50498-12
Material Journeys: African Art in Motion

Implementation of a reinstallation of the museum's collection of African art, new interactive interpretive components, and public programs focusing on the social context of the art and the ways in which it reveals the exchange of ideas with other cultures.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $352,000 (approved); $352,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 2/28/2015

National Civil Rights Museum (Memphis, TN 38103-4214)
Barbara Andrews (Project Director, 01/13/2012 - present)
GI-50506-12
Renovation of the Lorraine Motel Permanent Exhibits

Implementation of a new 14,500-square-foot permanent exhibition on the history of African American efforts to gain freedom and equality and the interpretation of the Lorraine Motel historic site at the National Civil Rights Museum.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $352,000 (approved); $352,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2012 – 3/31/2014

Tom Lea Institute (El Paso, TX 79941)
Adair Margo (Project Director, 01/31/2012 - present)
GI-50515-12
Tom Lea Month - The Art of War Conference

No project description available.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism, Interdisciplinary Studies, General, Literature, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2012 – 11/30/2012

Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI 49401-9403)
Gleaves Whitney (Project Director, 04/03/2012 - present)
GI-50518-12
America's Senator - The Unexpected Odyssey of Arthur H. Vandenberg

No project description available.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2012 – 4/30/2013

National History Day (College Park, MD 20742-0001)
Cathy Gorn (Project Director, 09/11/2012 - present)
GI-50578-12
Chronicling America National History Day Prize

No project description available.

Project fields: Education
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $30,000 (approved); $30,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2013

American Precision Museum, Inc. (Windsor, VT 05089-1312)
Carrie Brown (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50286-11
Shaping America: Machines and Machinists at Work

Implementation of a permanent exhibit and related programs exploring how precision manufacturing influenced the course of American history and emphasized motivations, rapid industrialization, U.S. emergence as a world power, and the development of consumer culture.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $340,000 (approved); $340,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 4/30/2016

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Philadelphia, PA 19103-3721)
Anna Marley (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50290-11
Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit

Planning for a traveling exhibition, a catalog, a children's book, and public programs on African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 3/31/2013

Society of Biblical Literature (Decatur, GA 30033)
Kent Richards (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - 04/27/2011); John Kutsko (Project Director, 04/27/2011 - present)
GI-50293-11
Bible Odyssey: Exploring People, Places, and Passages

Implementation of an interactive website that would bring nonsectarian biblical scholarship to the general public.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 4/30/2014

Pacific Symphony (Santa Ana, CA 92704-8908)
Joseph Horowitz (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50294-11
Music Unwound

Implementation of orchestra performances, a CD, and related programs exploring the history and culture informing works by Dvorak and Copland.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 11/30/2014

Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (Collinsville, IL 62234-7617)
Lori Belknap (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50299-11
Mark of the Mississippians: A Multi-Platform Digital Media Project

Implementation of a website on the history of the archaeological Mississippian sites of Cahokia, Moundville, Etowah, and Spiro, containing streaming media, virtual tours of the sites, and downloadable trail tours.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $299,500 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 2/28/2013

Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Louise Lippincott (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50303-11
Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Implementation of a multimedia traveling exhibition examining the work of African American photographer Teenie Harris of Pittsburgh.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 5/31/2013

KQED Inc. (San Francisco, CA 94110-1426)
Louise Lo (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50305-11
New Deal Murals of San Francisco

Implementation of cross-media walking tours and related programming using television, a website, and mobile applications to explore the history of some of the city's New Deal-era murals as examples of public art within the social and political context of that period.

Project fields: Media Studies
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 8/1/2011 – 7/31/2013

Association for Public Art (Philadelphia, PA 19103-5320)
Penny Bach (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50324-11
Museum Without Walls: Audio

Implementation of a multiplatform interpretive audio program for 36 outdoor sculptures in Philadelphia.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $170,000 (approved); $170,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 6/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

Conner Prairie Museum, Inc. (Fishers, IN 46038-3457)
Daniel Freas (Project Director, 08/24/2010 - present)
GI-50329-11
1863 Civil War Journey: Raid on Indiana

Implementation of a long-term multimedia visitor immersion experience for families about the mixed social and political responses of southern Indiana to an actual Confederate cavalry raid.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2011 – 12/31/2011

University of Massachusetts, Boston (Boston, MA 02125-3300)
Stephen Crosby (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - 04/18/2012); Connie Chan (Project Director, 04/19/2012 - 01/31/2013); Ira Jackson (Project Director, 02/01/2013 - present)
GI-50350-11
Civility and American Democracy

Implementation of a two-day public forum and related debates, with broadcast and digital media dissemination, about the meaning of civility and its role in the functioning of American democracy.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (Austin, TX 78701-1342)
David Denney (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50351-11
La Belle Shipwreck Project

Implementation of a long-term installation using the explorer Robert La Salle's ship, La Belle, as the centerpiece for an examination of the history, politics, science, and cultural encounters in the region in the 17th century.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 9/30/2015

Kent State University Main Campus (Kent, OH 44242-0001)
Laura Davis (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50352-11
Making Meaning of May 4th: The Kent State Shootings in American History

Implementation of a long-term exhibition about the 1970 shooting of Kent State University students by National Guardsmen within the context of national anti-war protest, politics, and youth culture and subsequent litigation about First Amendment rights.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 7/31/2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
John Ochsendorf (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50353-11
Guastavino Vaulting: Palaces for the People

Implementation of a traveling exhibition that examines the work of Spanish immigrant builder Rafael Guastavino, whose innovations transformed American architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Project fields: Architecture
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $350,000 (approved); $350,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6243)
Loa Traxler (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - 07/25/2013); Julian Siggers (Project Director, 07/26/2013 - present)
GI-50367-11
Lords of Time, the Maya, and 2012

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a podcast guide, online resources, educational materials, and a publication on the ancient and modern Maya concepts of time, based on recent archaeology findings at Copán.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2017

Museum Associates (Los Angeles, CA 90036)
Virginia Fields (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - 07/31/2011); Victoria Lyall (Project Director, 08/01/2011 - present)
GI-50373-11
Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico

Implementation of a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs on artistic trends in Mesoamerica from 950 through 1521 CE and on the persistence of native traditions and identity after the Spanish conquest.

[Grant products]
Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Tribeca Film Institute (New York, NY 10013-2376)
Timothy Gunn (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50374-11
From Bluegrass to Broadway: A Film History of America's Popular Music

Implementation of a six-part series of public programs in collaboration with the American Library Association exploring American musical traditions in the 20th century to be held at 50 libraries

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $425,000 (approved); $425,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 12/31/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2013) $350,000
Supplement (2013) $75,000

Chippewa Valley Museum (Eau Claire, WI 54702)
Susan McLeod (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50380-11
Intersections

Implementation of Intersections, a new permanent exhibition that would chronicle the history of community formation and immigration in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $250,000 (approved); $250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2015

New-York Historical Society (New York, NY 10024-5152)
Louise Mirrer (Project Director, 01/18/2011 - present)
GI-50384-11
Revolution!: The Atlantic World Reborn

Implementation of a traveling exhibition and educational initiative exploring the transformation in the world's politics and culture between 1763 and 1815 with particular focus on three globally influential revolutions in America, France, and Haiti.

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Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $400,000 (approved); $400,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

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