Monthly Archives: April 2013

Museums and Libraries Making a Difference: Hundreds of Stories Shared on IMLS Facebook Page

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS One of our hallmark programs of which I’m most proud is the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor conferred on museums and libraries for service to … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Life as a MP: Museum Professionals Saturday Exploratory Series Presented by the Hampton University Museum

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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The Power of Nature in Garfield Park

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS They may not have super-human strength or x-ray vision, but the staff and visitors at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Ill., believe in the power of nature. For community member Tiara Livingston, the conservatory gave … Continue reading

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