Strengthening the Children's Discovery Museum and Wizard of Oz Exhibit
Children's Museums Grants. $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year are for a competitive Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants Program-Children's Museums. The board of directors shall solicit proposals and award grants to children's museums for projects and programs that maintain or promote our cultural heritage.
1. The new WOZ exhibit will be ready for construction in March, April, and May 2014.2. Staff enrichment will lead to implementation of a whole new series of curricula. Program and exhibit refinements witnessed at other museums will be incorporated at CDM.
Measurable outcomes not yet available.
The Children's Discovery Museum's (CDM) new 3,000 piece Wizard of Oz (WOZ) collection will be properly archived, conservation materials purchased, and exhibit concept and design drawings completed. CDM facilitators and educators will travel to other children's museums in Minnesota for staff enrichment and professional development.