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Museum Exhibit Awards

Awards to Wisconsin Organizations
for Outstanding Historical Exhibits

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Wisconsin Historical Society

Deadline Date:

03/15/17 Postmarked or Delivered

Description:

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Awards to Wisconsin organizations to recognize notable historical museum exhibits that have opened during the previous calendar year. Nominations will be considered for traveling, permanent, and temporary exhibits. Museum exhibits will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

-Reach of intended audiences

-Content draws from reliable historical sources and is presented accurately, conveying the significance of the subject matter and relevance to the audience

-Conservation of original materials through appropriate mounts, lighting, climate control and security

-Communication of a clear message or set of ideas

-Design that supports and enhances the ideas, theme, organization and tone

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161372

Number of Grants:

Two awards for historical exhibits on Wisconsin themes are offered each year: one for an organization with an annual operational budget of $50,000 or less and one for an organization with an annual operating budget greater than $50,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Permanent, temporary and traveling exhibits are eligible as long as they opened between January 1 and December 31 of the previous year.

The entire exhibition must be organized by the applicant institution.

Supplements to outside traveling exhibitions are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for nominations is March 15 (postmarked or delivered).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send applications to:

Wisconsin Historical Society
Attn: Brian Thompson
816 State St.
Madison, WI 53706

For more information, contact Brian Thompson at 608-264-6586 or send an email here: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/feedback/1558

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