Tag Archives: National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Stories Spur Us Onward

Posted on January 31, 2018

On this final day of January – a month full of reflection, goal-setting, and resolutions – I’m thankful for opportunities to listen to and learn from people. Their stories are powerful, especially when they provide a boost to improve or strive onward.

How We Share News These Days

Posted on May 17, 2017

Read how the Woodson Art Museum shared the news of winning a 2017 National Medal for Museum Service; director Kathy Kelsey Foley writes about recent exhilarating days.

Share Your Stories on April 4

Posted on March 30, 2016

We hope many Woodson Art Museum members and enthusiasts will share favorite memories and photographs with a broader, national audience via Facebook on Monday, April 4, in celebration of the Woodson’s recognition as a 2016 National Medal finalist. The Woodson Art Museum is being recognized as one of only seven art museums in the country that are among the 30 finalists for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. On April 4, the Woodson will be highlighted on the Institute of Museum and Library Services Facebook page.

Whirlwind Week

Posted on February 24, 2016

What a whirlwind week. After several days of keeping barely contained excitement corked behind a Cheshire cat grin, it’s a relief and pure joy to herald the good news.
The Woodson Art Museum is a finalist for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
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Yesterday, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency supporting the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums, announced the thirty finalists – fifteen of which are museums and only seven of which are art museums – from throughout the United States.