Monthly Archives: February 2013

From Snakes to Chemistry, and Everything in Between

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS Andrea never thought she’d be comfortable holding a snake, never mind speaking in front of a huge audience. After participating in the Discovery Corps program at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Wash., Andrea Rose Nichols … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: African American Museum in Philadelphia Fellows Prepare Motown Exhibit

This post is a part of the AAHC Forum. In the coming months we will invite current and past grantees to contribute their project experiences via blog posts on our UpNext Blog and then ask you to respond through the AAHC … Continue reading

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Taking the Challenge Out of Modern Art

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS It isn’t just the art at the Museum of Contemporary Art that comes from different backgrounds. Its visitors do too, which is why MOCA in North Miami, Fla., aims to make its galleries and programming accessible … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Best Buy Announce Connect 2 Compete Partnership

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I was pleased yesterday to join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski at the Southwest Family Enhancement Center in Washington, D.C., to welcome HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Best Buy’s Scott Durchslag to the Connect2Compete initiative. Connect2Compete, … Continue reading

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