The grants will support the renovation of the 1928 main building to create ten new galleries for the display and interpretation of the museum’s Early American Art collection.
The grants, funded by a portion of the state Hotel/Motel Tax, are earmarked for projects, general operational support, or county historic partnership programs.
The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington will use the grant to design and construct a new museum, as well as to relocate and renovate a historic synagogue.
The one-room schoolhouse was built in 1897 for the growing student population of the rural Sussex County community, which is just north of the state’s southern border with Maryland.
Tuomi Joshua Forrest will join the organization in Mid-August. Forrest most recently served as the Vice President of Partners for Sacred Spaces.
The $600,000 grant will allow students from nine partner universities in New York State to develop public humanities projects.
The project includes over 150 interviews conducted between 1954 and 1990 by Hagley’s staff and volunteers.
A New Jersey real estate developer has filed a request for a demolition permit for the 1736 Van Zile House in Wyckoff near Midland Park.
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will temporarily close its popular Egyptian Sphinx gallery for renovation as part of their Building Transformation project.
Lewes. “Delaware Railroads: Elegant Travel and Timely Transport” will use photographs, documents, and artifacts from the Delaware State Archives to bring the state’s railroad history to life.