IU Art Museum receives grant
Indiana Daily Student
June 5, 2008
The IU Art Museum is one of five nationwide recipients of a chairman's "sizable" grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for Picturing America, IU Art Museum curator Edward Maxedon said.
Picturing America is a new initiative by the NEH to bring American art into classrooms to facilitate understanding of art and American history, according to an IU press release.
Maxedon wrote a proposal for IU to receive the grant. He said the museum strives to teach different disciplines, including history, through art to elementary school students in area counties.
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