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CP-30018-92Challenge Programs: Public Challenge GrantsHeard MuseumProgram Endowment of Center for Cross-Cultural Communication12/1/1989 - 7/31/1995$500,000.00Martin Sullivan   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1992Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralPublic Challenge GrantsChallenge Programs05000000500000

To support construction of classrooms and space for a new resident scholars program in the humanities, and the creation of an endowment for residencies and the operating costs of the new spaces.

GA-275896-20Public Programs: Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (Public Programs)Heard MuseumHeard Museum Digital Tours6/15/2020 - 4/30/2021$87,121.00Diana Pardue   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA2020Arts, GeneralCooperative Agreements and Special Projects (Public Programs)Public Programs87121040826.130

Retention of seven staff members to develop tours of the museum's signature exhibitions.

The Heard Museum is seeking funding support for the development of digital tours of the museum's signature exhibitions HOME: Native People in the Southwest and Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories. Developing these resources will meet critical immediate needs to continue providing our audiences with exhibition enrichment through a tour experience, while observing social-distancing guidelines while also enabling the crucial retention of humanities staff required to curate the digital format.

GE-230672-15Public Programs: America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning GrantsHeard MuseumAmerican Indian Boarding Schools: History and Legacy, Transition in American Indian Boarding Schools8/1/2015 - 7/31/2016$60,445.00Janet Cantley   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA2015Native American StudiesAmerica's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Planning GrantsPublic Programs060445604450

Planning for the reinterpretation and expansion of a permanent exhibition, two traveling exhibitions, and a catalog that would examine the experience of Native American youth in boarding and tribal schools from the nineteenth century to the present.

In 2000 the Heard Museum opened what was supposed to have been a 3-year exhibition depicting the harrowing experiences American Indian children and their families faced as the children were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to Indian Boarding Schools. The exhibition has been the Museum's most visited and most thematically powerful exhibition in the last 15 years. The exhibit is being updated to show the slow process that took place by which Native Americans made the schools their own, turning the schools into tools for self-realization and self-preservation. The expansion project includes adding new information to the existing exhibition to bring the boarding school story into the 21st century; an oral history project - Voices Heard; creating an accompanying catalogue, and creating a Traveling Exhibition for venues nationwide & a Traveling Panels Exhibit for the Museum's education department.

GI-253987-17Public Programs: Exhibitions: ImplementationHeard MuseumTragedy and Triumph: The American Indian Boarding School Experience5/1/2017 - 3/31/2019$250,000.00Janet Cantley   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA2017U.S. HistoryExhibitions: ImplementationPublic Programs25000002500000

Tragedy and Triumph examines an important but often unknown period of American history. Beginning in the 1870s, the U.S. government aimed to assimilate American Indians into “civilized” society by placing them in boarding schools. Children were taken from families and transported to far-away schools where all signs of “Indianness” were stripped away. Students were trained for servitude and many went for years without familial contact—events that still resonate today. Boarding schools were designed to change American Indians, but it was American Indians who changed the schools. A sense of Pan Indianism grew on campuses, and advocates demanded reform. Eventually, schools came to celebrate the very culture they were designed to eradicate. The exhibit places archival materials, works of art, video, audio, and interactive technology in an immersive environment that conveys the complex history of these schools and recognizes the resilience, vitality, and creativity of American Indians.

GM-24790-92Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumRefinement of Humanities Programing: Self-Study7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993$19,746.00PeterH.Welsh   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1992Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs197460197460

To support a self-study to develop a long-range plan that will incorporate new approaches to the interpretation of native American arts and cultures and related issues in cross-cultural programing.

GM-25138-94Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumThe Fred Harvey Company and Southwest Native Art1/1/1994 - 3/31/1995$49,673.00Martin Sullivan   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1993Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs496730496730

To support collaborative planning for a traveling exhibition on the influence of the Fred Harvey Company on Native American art in the Southwest in the first half of the 20th century.

GM-25344-95Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumThe Boarding School Experience1/1/1995 - 12/31/1996$45,000.00Margaret Archuleta   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1994Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs450000450000

To support planning for a long-term exhibition, catalog, and programs on the history of Indian boarding schools and their role in the development of American Indian art.

GM-25407-95Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumInventing the Southwest: The Fred Harvey Company and Southwest Native Art7/1/1995 - 6/30/1998$200,000.00Martin Sullivan   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1995AnthropologyHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs20000002000000

To support a traveling exhibition, a catalog, and public programs on the history of the Fred Harvey Company, its role in creating a "mythic Southwest," and its impact on Native American art.

GM-25843-98Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumRemembering Our Indian School Days: The Boarding School Experience10/1/1998 - 9/30/2001$200,820.00Margaret Archuleta   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1998U.S. HistoryHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs20082002008200

To support a permanent exhibition and catalog on the social and cultural impact of the United States government's boarding schools on Native American students.

GM-30053-02Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsHeard MuseumReinstallation of Native Peoples of the Southwest Exhibition5/1/2002 - 8/31/2004$40,000.00Ann Marshall   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA2002Native American StudiesHumanities Projects in Museums and Historical OrganizationsPublic Programs400000399290

Planning for the reinstallation of the museum's permanent exhibitions on the native cultures of the American Southwest.

PG-271812-20Preservation and Access: Preservation Assistance GrantsHeard MuseumHeard Museum Library and Archives - Collections Preservation Assessment Project9/1/2020 - 8/31/2021$4,622.00MarioNickKlimiades   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA2020Arts, GeneralPreservation Assistance GrantsPreservation and Access462204605.680

A preservation assessment of a library and archive collection dedicated to Native American art and cultures, covering topics such as Native American fine art, literature, anthropology, and museum studies. The library is home to 434,000 resources, consisting of books and journals, while the archives contain 300,000 photographs, 2,500 audiovisual recordings of Native music, lectures, interviews, and film-making, along with nearly 480 research collections. A cornerstone of the library is the Native American Artists Resource Collection, which brings together biographical information on 27,000 Native artists. The library and archives are used by scholars from around the world for public and educational programming, by students and faculty at local universities, and by the Heard Museum’s curatorial staff for exhibit development.

The Heard Museum’s Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives houses one of the world’s most unique and important collections of Native American materials, books, artist documentation, and archival collections. In the last decade, the Heard's Library and Archives have experienced rapid expansion and requires an assessment of current holdings and a long-range plan for the collections' preservation and accessibility. To achieve this goal, the Heard will retain the services of a preservation specialist to conduct a on-site visit to develop an assessment report with recommendations for future projects and planning.

PH-20804-97Preservation and Access: National Heritage Preservation ProjectsHeard MuseumImprovement of Environmental and Storage Conditions for Native American Art and Ethnology Collections5/1/1997 - 4/30/2001$457,711.00DeborahC.Slaney   Heard MuseumPhoenixAZ85004-1323USA1997AnthropologyNational Heritage Preservation ProjectsPreservation and Access45771104577110

To support the improvement of environmental conditions, fire protection, and storage for 32,500 objects in the museum's Native American art and ethnology collection.