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Parrish Received Grant To Support and Expand Outreach to Underserved Groups

authorStaff Writer on Sep 11, 2023
The Parrish Art Museum announced that it is the recipient of a $198,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. With the grant the museum will evaluate, improve,... more

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