Need Aid For Your Shuttered Venue? End Of May Is The Earliest You Might Get It

Owners of live-music venues, theaters, museums and other businesses covered under the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, or SVOG, can expect to see money by the end of May. This is according to an update from the Small Business Administration, which has been handling the SVOG program’s bumpy rollout. An SBA spokesperson said in an email… Continue reading Need Aid For Your Shuttered Venue? End Of May Is The Earliest You Might Get It

Once A Museum Closes, It’s Closed Forever’: The Struggle To Keep Art Alive Right Now

March 2020.Keasha Dumas HeathFor many small museums across the country, it’s been over a year since their doors have been open to visitors, putting them in the same life-or-death situation as much of the rest of the arts sector. Some smaller museums have struggled with accessing federal grants. And unlike large institutions, they don’t have… Continue reading Once A Museum Closes, It’s Closed Forever’: The Struggle To Keep Art Alive Right Now

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Scientific Specimens Are Going Online, But Much Remains Hidden In Storage

More than a billion biological specimens are thought to be stashed away in museums and universities and other places across the United States —everything from dead fish floating in glass jars to dried plants pressed between paper to vials of microbes chilling in a freezer. Until recently, it’s been hard to for researchers to locate… Continue reading Scientific Specimens Are Going Online, But Much Remains Hidden In Storage