The Don Harrington Discovery Center Announces partnership with a new initiative that ensures equitable access to interactive and informal education to low-income families in our community.
Amarillo, Tx 09/20/201- Today, The Don Harrington Discovery Center announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM). This partnership is in place to encourage people of all socioeconomic backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.
The program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits visiting The Discovery Center by offering admission at $2 per person, up to four people, with the presentation of their valid EBT card. Museums for All is part of the Discovery Center’s broad commitment to seek, include, and welcome all audiences.
Museums for All helps expand access to museums and raises public awareness about how museums in the U.S. reach their entire communities. More than 700 institutions participate in the initiative, including art museums, children’s museums, science centers, botanical gardens, zoos, history museums, and more. Participating museums are located nationwide, representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Inquiries and interview requests regarding this partnership should be directed to Ady Brady, Marketing Manager, at 806-355-9547 ext.120 or by emailing [email protected].