April 23, 2024
A cease on the Girls’s Museum’s Balboa Park tour – the statue of Kate Periods. Photograph credit score: Courtesy, Girls’s Museum of California

The Girls’s Museum of California has obtained what officers known as a “transformative” $300,000 grant from the Conrad Prebys Basis. 

It’s the biggest single present within the museum’s historical past. The funds will help the museum because it shares assets with the San Diego Historical past Middle in Balboa Park.

The museum has an upcoming exhibition deliberate on the San Diego Historical past Middle, its first there. 

The exhibit will rejoice the enduring character Carmen Sandiego and considered one of her creators, San Diego State alumna Janese Swanson. Officers hope to host extra applications on the historical past middle, construct on their Girls’s Equality Day commemoration in August and month-to-month girls’s historical past strolling excursions.

“For 40 years, the Girls’s Museum of California has educated and impressed San Diegans and vacationers with exhibitions and applications that doc and rejoice the contributions of girls in our area and past. With this grant, the Girls’s Museum will be capable to increase our influence into the subsequent 40 years,” stated Sandra Maas, the museum board’s president, in a press release.