Foundation / Corporation
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) and Smithsonian Institution
Grants of $4,000 to Louisiana community centers, museums, nature centers, libraries, and other cultural nonprofit organizations to host a traveling exhibition about voting in America. Eligible sites must provide two staff members for the duration of the exhibition. Preference will be given to host sites located in towns of fewer than 20,000 residents.
The Smithsonian Institution and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities have partnered to bring a tour of the powerful Museum on Main Street exhibition Voices and Votes: Democracy in America to Louisiana in April 2022 for a yearlong tour with stops at six sites, ending in January 2023.
Voices and Votes is based on a major exhibition currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History called American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith. The traveling Voices and Votes exhibition has many dynamic features, including historical and contemporary photos; educational and archival video; engaging multimedia interactives with short games and additional footage, photos, and information; and historical objects like campaign souvenirs, voter memorabilia, and protest material.
GrantWatch ID#: 195083
The grant award is $4,000.00 per site.
Tour will be in Louisiana in April 2022 for a yearlong tour with stops at six sites, ending in January 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions about Voices and Votes: Democracy in America, please contact LEH Grants Manager Chris Robert at email@example.com.
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA
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