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54 AASLH Members Receive Over $5 Million in IMLS Grants

54 AASLH member institutions were awarded prestigious Museums for America grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). These grants, representing funds of more than $5 million, will be used to restore and conserve collections, create new inclusive programming and exhibits, and many other worthy projects. We congratulate our members on the hard work that led to these awards, and look forward to seeing the results of these endeavors.

Adirondack Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
$150,000

Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum
Hollywood, FL
$105,600

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
Hermitage, TN
$115,109

Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
$149,164

Augusta Museum of History
Augusta, GA
$24,996

Bartlesville Area History Museum
Bartlesville, OK
$12,269

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
$129,599

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington
Seattle, WA
$148,531

Chicago History Museum
Chicago, IL
$59,491

Christ Church Preservation Trust
Philadelphia, PA
$24,775

Concord Museum
Concord, MA
$133,249

Connecticut Landmarks
Hartford, CT
$150,000

Dallas Heritage Village
Dallas, TX
$93,033

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Philadelphia, PA
$25,000

Elgin Area Historical Society
Elgin, IL
$24,770

Ford’s Theatre Society
Washington, D.C.
$150,000

Fort Ticonderoga Museum
Ticonderoga, NY
$147,006

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
Santa Fe, NM
$150,000

Golden History Museums
Golden, CO
$25,000

Gold Nugget Museum and History Center
Paradise, CA
$24,236

Historic Annapolis
Annapolis, MD
$150,000

Historic Cherry Hill
Albany, NY
$30,841

Historic Hudson Valley
Pocantico Hills, NY
$149,780

Historic New England
Boston, MA
$150,000

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
$24,978

Jewish Museum of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
$150,000

Kent Historical Society
Kent, CT
$17,394

Levine Museum of the New South
Charlotte, NC
$150,000

Lost City Museum
Overton, NV
$9,503

Maine Historical Society
Portland, ME
$149,275

Maine State Museum
Augusta, ME
$85,397

Martha’s Vineyard Museum
Edgartown, MA
$109,040

Michigan History Center
Lansing, MI
$28,701

Missouri Historical Society
St. Louis, MO
$127,756

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge, MA
$23,978

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY
$149,829

Museum of History and Industry
Seattle, WA
$149,977

Museum of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University
Kirksville, MO
$150,000

Mystic Seaport
Mystic, CT
$24,971

Nantucket Historical Association
Nantucket, MA
$150,000

Naper Settlement
Naperville, IL
$72,209

National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia, PA
$150,000

Nebraska State Historical Society
Lincoln, NE
$70,215

New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
$144,500

New Jersey State Museum
Trenton, NJ
$96,200

Portsmouth Athenaeum
Portsmouth, NH
$24,977

Preservation Society of Newport County
Newport, RI
$99,422

Queens Museum of Art
Queens, NY
$150,000

Rokeby Museum
Ferrisburgh, VT
$18,200

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX
$54,967

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Akron, OH
$25,000

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Dallas, TX
$150,000

The Strong, National Museum of Play
Rochester, NY
$149,994

Tryon Palace
New Bern, NC
$23,214