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UNCG Art Museum Among Three Others To Get Money

4:47 PM, Sep 12, 2013   |    comments
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Raleigh, N.C. --  Four North Carolina museums will receive more than $430,000 in federal funding for new projects, including one to develop a software application that helps blind visitors experience the exhibits more fully.

 

The grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services include $150,000 each for the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture in Charlotte and the Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro. There's more than $114,000 going to the Friends of the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh for one project and more than $18,000 to the museum's project to help the blind and visually impaired.

 

The museum included more than $77,600 in matching funds for that project, which also involves the N.C. Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and the Governor Morehead School for the Blind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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