February 17, 2009

Despite the challenging economy, the Museum is holding its own, thanks to grant monies awarded by foundations as well as extremely generous and interested members of the community.

Recent Grants:

 

Corning Incorporated Foundation has granted $1000 to help underwrite Minds Wide Open: Year of the Woman next March 26 –May 3

 

The Local Government Challenge Grant has made a grant of $900 to help underwrite Minds Wide Open: Year of the Woman.

The Womack Foundation has awarded $3400 to offer art focus sessions for Headstart programs in Danville and Chatham, and for the kindergarten program at Grove Park School in Danville.

The Museum received $750 towards our Fall exhibition What If Our Walls Could Talk: Sutherlin Mansion 1859 – 2009 from the Morotock Fund of the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region.

We have received $1000 from the Dan River Inc. Fund of the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region to be used for general operations.

The Virginia Commission for the Arts awarded $14,015 for general operating support.

Thanks to all the Sponsors for our two fabulous Fundraisers!

Thanks to Our Sponsors for Modern Masters

Lamar Barr
Martha Chukanis
Gary Grant
Danny and Kaye Marshall
Caroline Neal
Leah Shields
Ben Rippe
Corning Incorporated
The Virginia Commission for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts

Thanks to Our Sponsors for What If Our Walls Could Talk: Sutherlin Mansion 1859 – 2009

Seeing Is Believing - Windy Lampson

First Baptist Church: 175 years of Living Ministry

 

Keneth Bond
First Baptist Church
Windy Lampson
Midtown Market
The Morotock Fund of the Community Foundation of the Dan River Foundation

 

The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History would also like to thank those who took part in the Museum Meets Margaritaville, and Ragin' Cajun Invasion fund raisers.

Click here for Museum Meets Margaritaville sponsors 2009.

Click here for Ragin' Cajun Invasion sponsors 2009.