Smithsonian Receives Major Challenge Gift from Walton Family for Digitization of Archives

October 25th, 2016

robert-sperry-via-artforumThe Walton Family has offered a challenge grant of up to $900,000 to the Smithsonian to fund the digitization of the museum archives.  “The task of digitizing the archives’ vast collections for broad accessibility requires a dedicated team of experts and time,” director Kate Haw said. “This challenge grant from the distinguished Walton Family Foundation allows us to expand both our technical and staff capacities to ramp up our pace beyond what we could have imagined.”

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