Kamloops Museum and Archives received $92k in grant funding, city says

$92k in grants for museum

Kamloops Museum and Archives has received two grants totalling about $92,000 to further its work in conservation and education, according to the city.

The City of Kamloops said in a statement funds will be used to develop new exhibitions and education initiatives, build collaborative partnerships and continue archive and artifact conservation work.

Julia Cyr, museum supervisor, said in a statement the team is honoured and excited about the successful grant application outcomes.

“We look forward to continuing to build and reflect on achievements and to develop programming and exhibitions that are accessible to all,” Cyr said.

According to the city, a grant of $41,500 was received from the British Columbia Arts Council, while a second grant of $50,497 was received from the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Government of Canada.

The Kamloops Museum and Archives thanked the BC Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage for their support.

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