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Hawaii’s Bishop Museum $1M Mellon Fdn grant

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum received a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York to develop its leadership, the local museum recently announced. ALISON WRIGHT/GETTY IMAGES.

Bishop Museum, Te Rangi Hiroa Pacific Curators and Caretakers Program, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, April 2021

To support internal capacity building to launch a leadership program that uses an indigenous framework for new curators who focus on Hawaiian and Pacific art and culture.

Location: Honolulu, HI, United States
Amount: $1,000,000
Date: March 12, 2021
Length: 24 months
Program Area: Arts and Culture
Area of focus: Training, Education, and Professional Development
Reference number: 2008-08895

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum received a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in New York to develop its leadership, the local museum recently announced.

The grant, which will be disbursed over two years, will be used to support the first of a three-phase, multi-year program that will develop curators trained with an Indigenous framework.

See also: Bishop Museum receives $1M grant to increase indigenous leadership in curatorial spaces

 

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