Kansas City museum gets $1M gift

1 year 2 months 1 week ago January 13, 2016 Jan 13, 2016 Wednesday, January 13 2016 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 4:25:00 AM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) — A Kansas City museum has been awarded a $1 million grant for education programs.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art said in a release that the museum received the $1 million grant from the David T. Beals III Charitable Trust. Beals was a former Trustee of the museum. The museum says the $1 million grant will be used for education programs during its 12-month period.

The museum says because of the lack of arts programs in many schools, the museum's education programs give students a chance to experience original works of art and explore their own artistic abilities.

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