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Thursday, June 16, 2011

NEWS: Museum Grant Awardees from Div. of Arts & Museums

For immediate release
June 15, 2011

Contact: Wendi Hassan, 801.860.6396
Communications Specialist, Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Claudia Nakano, 801.859.8443
Communications Director, Utah Department of Community and Culture

Utah Division of Arts & Museums announces
museum grant recipients

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Arts & Museums has awarded grants to 44 Utah Museums.

“Utah museums contribute significantly to the cultural vitality of Utah, attracting millions of visitors each year,” said Margaret Hunt, Utah Division of Arts & Museums Director, “and we are pleased to offer this funding to help museums achieve their goals.”

The museum services mission of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums is to advance the value of museums within Utah and to enable the broadest physical, intellectual and emotional access to collections and programs. Museum grants are reviewed by the Office of Museum Services Advisory Board.

Museum Project Support Grants
Alf Engen Ski Museum, $6,000
Art Access/VSA Utah, $6,000
Bountiful/Davis Art Center, $5,687
Box Elder Museum, $6,000
Brigham City Museum Gallery, $6,000
BYU Museum of Art, $5,900
BYU Museum of Paleontology, $4,300
Central Utah Art Center, $6,000
Clark Planetarium, $6,000
Coalville DUP Museum, $5,640
Commemorative Air Force Utah Wing, $6,000
Conservation Garden Park at Jordan Valley, $6,000
Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, $6,000
Draper Historical Society Museum, $6,000
Fort Douglas Military Museum, $6,000
Friends of Tracy Aviary, $6,000
Frontier Homestead State Park, $6,000
Hill Aerospace Museum, $6,000
Juab County DUP Museum, $1,900
Kimball Art Center, $6,000
Midvale Historical Society and Museum, $6,000
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, $4,000
Ogden Union Station, $5,515
Orem Heritage Museum, $4,200
Park City Museum, $6,000
Pope House Museum, $4,100
Salt Lake Art Center, $6,000
Springville Museum of Art, $6,000
Stokes Nature Center, $4,480
Treehouse Children’s Museum, $6,000
USU Museum of Anthropology, $5,945
Utah Botanical Center, $6,000
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, $6,000
WagonLand Adventure Foundation, $6,000
Weber County DUP-Miles Goodyear Cabin, $4,923
West Jordan Historical Society, $6,000
Wheeler Historic Farm, $6,000
Willow Park Zoo, $1,200

Museum Development Grants
Brigham City Fine Arts Council, $1,000
Kanab Heritage Museum, $1,000
Sandy Museum, $1,000
Southeastern Utah Museum of the American West, $1,000
Springville/Mapleton DUP Museum, $1,000
Utah South Central Company of the DUP, $1,000

Other allocations included
Utah Humanities Council, Museum Interpretive Initiative, $10,000
Utah Museums Association, UMA conference and scholarship support
up to $20,000
Utah State University, museum training and scholarships $31,000

For more information, go to www.artsandmuseums.utah.gov, or contact Grants Manager Katie Woslager, at kwoslager@utah.gov or 801-236-7550.

About the Utah Division of Arts & Museums
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is a division of the Utah Department of Community and Culture with a goal to promote innovation in and the growth of Utah’s arts and culture community. The Division provides funding, education, and technical services to individuals and organizations statewide so that all Utahns, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic status, can access, understand, and receive the benefits of arts and culture. Additional information on the programs and services can be found at www.artsandmuseums.utah.gov or by calling 801.236.7555.

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