The Power of One

Owensboro Museum of Science and History

www.owensboromuseum.org

Mission:  To collect, preserve, and exhibit artifacts of regional culture and natural history; to maintain a hands-on discovery center revolving around all observed, real, and applied science; and to use its collections and exhibits to maintain an educational resource center.

2009 Grant Recipient – $106,000

Program/Project:  ORIGINS Natural History Gallery and “Impact for the Future” admissions endowment project for the fabrication and installation of exhibits in the natural history gallery, ORIGINS, and an admissions endowment for underprivileged students.  The museum is a gathering spot, a learning center and a family-friendly entertainment experience with an emphasis on culture and natural history related to Kentucky and the Ohio River region.