Category Archives: Museums for America

Museum Program Changes

By Claudia French Deputy Director for Museums, IMLS This year, we at the IMLS Office of Museum Services took a fresh look at our grant guidelines and categories with an eye toward making the grant application process easier and more … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Museum Professionals, Conservation Project Support, Museums for America, National Leadership Grants | 6 Comments

IMLS on YouTube: Pratt Museum Explores the Science, Art, and Culture of Kachemak Bay

In our latest featured YouTube video, the Pratt Museum in Homer Alaska describes its Museums for America project, The Kachemak Bay: An Exploration of People and Place, which aligned educational programming to a new focus and deepened relationships with the … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Museums for America | 1 Comment

IMLS on YouTube: MFA Grant Helps Preserve Johnson City Photos

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Senior Public Affairs Officer Here’s another in our series of YouTube videos about the work being done with IMLS Museums for America grants. The Johnson County Museum, a half-century old history museum in suburban Kansas describes … Continue reading

Posted in Collections Care/Preservation, Museums for America | Comments Off

IMLS on YouTube: National Aquarium Teaches with Watershed Moments

Please watch this video on the IMLS YouTube Channel. It features staff members of the National Aquarium in Baltimore describing “Watershed Moments,” a staff-led interactive program for presentation in its 250-seat auditorium. Funded by an IMLS Museums for America grant, … Continue reading

Posted in Environment and Energy, Museums for America | 3 Comments

IMLS on YouTube: Chicago Botanic Garden Gives Students Valuable Job Skills

IMLS now has its own YouTube Channel! From time to time we will use this space to draw your attention to a  video on our channel that provides an example of what’s working in museums and libraries. First up is … Continue reading

Posted in Afterschool/Out-of-School, Economic/Community Development, Museums for America, Workforce Development/Job Assistance | 1 Comment