Museum on Main Street

Smithsonian’s Museums on Main Street to return to Louisiana

LEH accepting applications for 2021–22 Museum on Main Street Water/Ways traveling exhibition  The Smithsonian Institution and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities have partnered to bring a new tour of the powerful Museum on Main Street exhibition “Water/Ways” to Louisiana. During its first tour in 2018 and 2019, “Water/Ways” provided Louisiana communities a new way to explore the myriad ways water affects residents’ lives.   The exhibition will arrive in Louisiana in May 2021 for a yearlong tour that stops in six ...

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LEH Receives Grant to Benefit Plaquemines, Terrebonne, and Lafourche Parishes

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) has received a $475,000 grant for its Coastal Impacts Project from BHP Billiton, a mining and petroleum company that supports projects focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation. The three-year initiative, which will be administered in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Smithsonian Institution, will bring award-winning humanities-based ...

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