NEH in the News
The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC has been awarded a $250,000 NEH grant to fund the museum's storage facilities for items in its permanent collection. The storage project will take 16 months to complete and will allow the museum to expand its museum space to include classrooms and work studios for the community, from the Post and Courier.
Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, IL has begun work converting their Lincoln School building into a new Mannie Jackson Endowment and Center for the Humanities,” a process assisted by a $250,000 grant frm the NEH. The renovated building will include offices, conference rooms and meeting rooms, and is expected to be finished by late 2015, from The Telegraph.
Gloria Howell, music teacher at Oak Grove Elementary School in Roanoke, VA, will participate in an NEH-funded workshop entitled “On Hallowed Ground: Gettysburg in History and Memory.” The workshop will last one week and will be held in Gettysburg, PA under the guide of Allen C. Guelzo, two-time Lincoln Prize-winning author and former NEH Council member, from the Roanoke Times.
The Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library in Chatham, VA will host a viewing of the NEH-supported film The Loving Story on June 24. The film depicts the story of Mildred and Richard Loving and their struggle for their marriage to be recognized by state authorities and the Supreme Court, from the Chatham Star-Tribune.