PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College has been awarded more than $300,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to assist its artwork gallery rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.
The college was considered one of 90 faculties nationwide that obtained American Rescue Plan funding that can assist cultural and academic nonprofits retain and rehire employees, and rebuild packages and initiatives disrupted by the pandemic.
Jamilee Lacy, director and chief curator of PC Galleries, mentioned the grant will assist fund a brand new mission referred to as “Multiplicity: Abstraction, Pattern & Identity in Limited-Edition Art.”
“The project is intended to facilitate greater use of the art collection by various audiences, including not only PC faculty and students but also members of the public, especially those of neighboring high school and teen programs, community groups, and state-wide neighbors who desire experience and repeated engagement with contemporary art,” Lacy mentioned in a press release.
This mission contains the hiring of three part-time employees members and contractors to combine 75 current modern artwork acquisitions into the everlasting assortment.
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