Major Grant Award From NY State Supports Urgently Needed Conservation to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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BUFFALO, NY.- The Albright-Knox Art Gallery today broke ground on a major conservation project, and announced it has been awarded an important grant by the New York State Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for essential repairs to the Grand Staircase of the Gallery’s historic 1905 Albright Building.The $450,000 grant requires the Gallery to raise matching funds to fully finance and execute the conservation project, which is expected to cost in excess of $1,000,000. “The restoration work has become absolutely necessary to preserve one of our city’s architectural treasures, and we are delighted that New York State has shown such great support for the project,” Gallery Di