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LEH Awards $18K to Support Projects at Louisiana Museums and Libraries

Sci-Port InsideDespite ongoing challenges, Louisiana’s universities, museums and libraries continue to foster scholarship, public programs and new initiatives that contribute to the state’s unparalleled culture.

This year the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities offered Institutional Support Grants to support such projects. Today the LEH announces the recipients of the 2015 Institutional Support Grants:

Sci-Port Discovery Center
National Parks Adventure

Caddo Parish

Old State Capitol Museum
Angela Gregory’s Bienville Monument Exhibit
East Baton Rouge Parish

Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation
Angola Prison Music Symposium and Exhibit
West Feliciana Parish

New Orleans Museum of Art
Pierre Joseph Landry: Patriot, Planter, Sculptor
Orleans Parish

Law Library of Louisiana
Louisiana Lawyers at the Battle of New Orleans
Orleans Parish

Rapides Parish Library
A Confederacy of Dunces Reading Program
Rapides Parish

These awards represent $18,645 in funds that originate with the National Endowment for the Humanities. The LEH continues to support Louisiana’s culture through these grants as well as LEH Strategic Planning GrantsLouisiana Poet Laureate Grants, programs like Museum on Main Street and the content featured in  Louisiana Cultural Vistas and For more information on LEH grants, visit today.