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  • $300,000

    Building America: House and Home


    Recipient: (Washington, DC 20001 USA) in affiliation with National Building Museum (Washington, DC 20016 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of a permanent exhibition, a website, a catalog, and public programs interpreting the history of American domestic architecture.

    Grant: 165257 / GM-50119-05,   Category: American Studies,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $289,000

    Centennial Exploration Exhibition at the New Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall


    Recipient: (Philadelphia, PA 19103 USA) in affiliation with Please Touch Museum (Philadelphia, PA 19131 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of an exhibition interpreting Philadelphia's 1876 Centennial Exhibition, to be installed in a new museum building.

    Description: Please Touch Museum requests an NEH support for the production and installation of an exhibit,Centennial Exploration,at the museum’s new facility at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, site of Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition. The new museum opens to the public in late spring 2007. The Centennial Exhibition will command a central focus in a primary exhibit, centered on an 1880 scale model of the fairgrounds and its buildings. Additionally, the Centennial, Memorial Hall, and its history serve as an interpretive thread throughout the museum. A series of informational kiosks and stations, provides context for the main display and directs the visitor through the museum’s diverse components.

    Grant: 176473 / GM-50485-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $288,400

    Uncle Sam Worked Here


    Recipient: (Saint Paul, MN 55102 USA) in affiliation with Minnesota Landmarks

    Goal: Interpretation of the Landmark Center, a 1902 building in St. Paul, from the standpoint of the federal government agencies that were housed there and the significant national historical events with which they were involved.

    Description: "Uncle Sam Worked Here" combines traditional historic preservation and interpretation methodology with the strategies and techniques of object theater and experience platform to exploit the rich historical and architectural resources of this National Register of Historic Places building. The interpretation offers an understanding of this building as a historical microcosm of American government, from the building's conception during the Gilded Age to its near demise and eventual transformation into a model of historic preservation. During this time, the place, the government, and the American people reflected, expressed and symbolized the changing nature of the American government. With a focus on specific topics, including the New Deal, Anti-Trust, and Prohibition, "Uncle Sam Worked Here" will give visitors a prism through which to gain a unique perspective on their own government and the major events of the nation during the first half of the 20th century.

    Grant: 176551 / GM-50515-05,   Category: American Studies,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $266,500

    Kona Historic Ranch and Store


    Recipient: (Captain Cook, HI 96704-0098 USA) in affiliation with Kona Historical Society (Capt. Cook, HI 96704 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of a living history interpretation, exhibitions, a website, a publication, and public programs interpreting the 19th-century Greenwell General Store and ranch on the island of Hawaii.

    Grant: 176466 / GM-50478-05,   Category: American Studies,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $266,500

    Transcendent Traditions: Baskets of Two Continents


    Recipient: (Long Island City, NY 11101-1736 USA) in affiliation with Museum for African Art (Long Island City, NY 11101 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of a traveling exhibition, public programs, and website on the heritage of coiled baskets in South Carolina's Low Country and on how they reflect local history and changing and artistic traditions.

    Description: “Transcendent Traditions: Baskets of Two Continents.” is a traveling exhibition featuring the history of the humble but beautifully crafted coiled basket, made in Africa and in the southern United States for as long as Africans have been on these shores. By following the trajectories of African and African-American baskets and their makers, the exhibition sheds light on the origins and evolution of an ancient art in the global economy, while interpreting under-explored areas of American and African history.

    Grant: 176482 / GM-50494-05,   Category: Interdisciplinary,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $266,500

    Resistance: A Special Exhibition about Jewish Resistance during the Holocaust


    Recipient: (Scarsdale, NY 10583 USA) in affiliation with Museum of Jewish Heritage (New York, NY 10173 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of a multimedia traveling exhibition about the range of Jewish responses to each stage of Nazi oppression from 1933 to 1945.

    Grant: 176486 / GM-50497-05,   Category: European History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $264,000

    Treasures of the Liao (907-1125): China's Forgotten Nomad Dynasty


    Recipient: Proser, Adriana (New York, NY 10021 USA) in affiliation with Asia Society

    Goal: Implementation of a traveling exhibition, catalog, symposium, and related programs concerning the Liao, a nomad dynasty ruling much of China from 907 to 1125 C.E.

    Grant: 176453 / GM-50465-05,   Category: Asian Studies,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $264,000

    Daughter of Re: Hatshepsut, King of Egypt


    Recipient: (San Francisco, CA 94121 USA) in affiliation with Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    Goal: Implementation of a traveling exhibition and related educational and public programs on the female pharaoh Hatshepsut.

    Grant: 176460 / GM-50472-05,   Category: Art History and Criticism,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $264,000

    Cultural Encounters: Fowler Museum Collections in Global Perspective


    Recipient: (Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549 USA) in affiliation with University of California, Los Angeles, Fowler Museum of Cultural History (Los Angeles, CA 90024 USA)

    Goal: Reinstallation of a portion of the museum's permanent collection to highlight the artistic accomplishments of the makers of the objects as well as the objects' importance in their respective cultures.

    Grant: 176495 / GM-50501-05,   Category: Humanities,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $264,000

    Future in Balance: Immigration, Public Health, and the Ellis Island Hospitals


    Recipient: (Budd Lake, NJ 07828 USA) in affiliation with Save Ellis Island (Mt. Olive, NJ 07828 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of an exhibition on the history of the health inspection and treatment of immigrants in the hospital complex on Ellis Island.

    Grant: 176499 / GM-50503-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $260,000

    Implementation of Exhibits and Interpretation at the Lincoln Cottage in Washington, DC


    Recipient: (Washington, DC 20036 USA) in affiliation with National Trust for Historic Preservation

    Goal: Implementation of an exhibition and guided tours at the cottage that Abraham Lincoln used as a seasonal retreat from 1862 to 1864.

    Grant: 176487 / GM-50498-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $256,500

    World Brooklyn


    Recipient: (Brooklyn, NY 11213 USA) in affiliation with Brooklyn Children's Museum

    Goal: Implementation of a new permanent exhibition, website, and public programs that explore the diverse cultures of Brooklyn, New York.

    Grant: 176455 / GM-50467-05,   Category: Anthropology,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $228,700

    The Indiana History Train


    Recipient: (Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA) in affiliation with Indiana Historical Society

    Goal: Implementation of two exhibitions mounted in railroad cars, with related public programs, about images of Abraham Lincoln and Indiana's role in the Civil War, scheduled to travel to over 20 sites in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois.

    Grant: 176464 / GM-50476-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $116,500

    The Role of Vacations in the Formation of an American Jewish Identity


    Recipient: (Baltimore, MD 21231 USA) in affiliation with Jewish Museum of Maryland (Baltimore, MD 21202 USA)

    Goal: Implementation of a traveling exhibition, catalog, and public and educational programs interpreting the history and cultural meanings of Jewish vacationing in America.

    Grant: 176465 / GM-50477-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    Planning for a New Alaska Gallery


    Recipient: (Anchorage, AK 99501 USA) in affiliation with Anchorage Museum Association

    Goal: Planning for a reinstallation of the museum's galleries that deal with Alaska history, with a special focus on the relationship between the people and the geographic place.

    Grant: 174669 / GM-50398-05,   Category: History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    Through Galveston's Gates: Immigration into Texas and America, 1845-1914


    Recipient: (Austin, TX 78711 USA) in affiliation with Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    Goal: Planning for a traveling exhibition and accompanying programs exploring immigration and slave migration through Galveston Island, Texas, 1845-1914.

    Grant: 174673 / GM-50401-05,   Category: American History,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    New Directions in Adult Education


    Recipient: (Chicago, IL 606146038 USA) in affiliation with Chicago History Museum (Chicago, IL 60614 USA)

    Goal: Planning of new interpretive programs for adult audiences in conjunction with a renovated Chicago history gallery, examining Chicago as a cultural, economic, and political crossroads for the nation.

    Grant: 174678 / GM-50405-05,   Category: Education,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    Impressionism and the Art of the Past


    Recipient: (Denver, CO 80204 USA) in affiliation with Denver Art Museum

    Goal: Planning for an exhibition, catalog, audio tour, and accompanying programs exploring how Impressionist artists were influenced by artists and artistic styles of earlier eras.

    Grant: 174680 / GM-50407-05,   Category: Art History and Criticism,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    Great Art: New Start


    Recipient: (Detroit, MI 48202 USA) in affiliation with Detroit Institute of Arts

    Goal: Planning for a reinstallation of the museum's permanent European art collections in several newly renovated galleries.

    Grant: 174681 / GM-50408-05,   Category: Museum Studies or Historic Preservation,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • $40,000

    Pioneer Airport Living History Project


    Recipient: (Oshkosh, WI 54902 USA) in affiliation with Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc. (Oshkosh, WI USA)

    Goal: Planning for a living history program at the AirVenture Museum's Pioneer Airport emphasizing how aviation was embedded in American society and technology between 1919 and 1941.

    Grant: 174682 / GM-50409-05,   Category: Humanities,   Division: Public Programs,   Year Awarded: 2005

  • Endowment for the humanities grants to program Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in; items 1-21 of 2505 with a total funding of $3,834,600.
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