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Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago, Illinois
www.msichicago.org

Museum of Science and Industry was awarded $10,281,000 between 1979 and 2018, including 27 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2018 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Museum of Science and Industry (the Museum) increases science literacy and inspires future scientists through interactive exhibits and educational programs, which promote careers in the fields of science, technology, medicine, and engineering. The Museum occupies one of the few remaining structures built for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. It features more than 400,000 square feet of exhibit space, a domed movie theater, an 800-seat auditorium, two smaller theaters, and 12 educational labs. This award recommends renewed general operating support to Museum of Science and Industry.

$500,000

2013 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Museum of Science and Industry is the first and largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Each year it hosts approximately 1.5 million visitors. The Museum increases science literacy and inspires future scientists through interactive exhibits that address current scientific issues as well as through its Center for the Advancement of Science Education, which promotes careers in the fields of science, technology, medicine and engineering. The Museum houses 63 exhibits and 35,000 artifacts.

$250,000

2009 • 2 years

In support of the Science Chicago website (over two years).

$2,000,000

2008 • 1 year, 9 months

In support of Science Chicago.

$500,000

2008 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$450,000

2007 • 3 months

To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

$250,000

2007 • 1 year

To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

$150,000

2006 • 1 year

To support planning for a Year of Science in Chicago.

$400,000

2003 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$50,000

2003 • 4 years

In support of redeveloping the TIME exhibit into a more interactive experience, and for major capital improvements on the air conditioning/air filtration system (over four years).

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