The Autry National Center is Recipient of a $6.6 Million Grant from California State Parks

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LOS ANGELES, CA- The Autry National Center has announced that it is the recipient of a $6.6 million grant from California State Parks’ Nature Education Facilities Program. This grant will provide the funding for a major renovation and reinstallation of first-floor galleries and outdoor areas into interactive exhibitions and public spaces housed within the existing museum footprint. The renovation will highlight the history and culture of Native peoples and include two dedicated California Indian galleries and an indigenous teaching garden with bioregions and interpretive centers. The new spaces are designed to educate students and visitors alike. The grant will be administered through the California State Parks’ Office of Grants and Local Services. “It is a great honor to receive the California State Parks grant, which, along with our nationally renowned Native American collection, will help us to further elevate i