Va. museum projects get $1 million in grants

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Six museum projects in Virginia are sharing $1 million in grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The funding is intended to support learning experiences, engage the community and make collections more accessible. Another goal is to safeguard the state’s cultural and scientific heritage.

The recipients of the grants are Richmond’s Maymont Foundation and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Sweet Briar College art gallery, George Mason University and the association of Children’s Museums, the recipient of two grants.

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