National Gallery Of Art Extension Service
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
20 U.S.C. 71-75.
To provide educational material (slide programs, teaching packets, videocassettes, videodiscs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs) on the Gallery's collections and exhibitions, free of charge, except for return mailing, to individuals, schools, colleges, and libraries across the Nation.
Types of Assistance
Use of Property, Facilities, and Equipment.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Audio-visual materials for the use in art education programs and humanities curricula.
Schools, colleges, libraries, clubs, museums, community organizations, individuals, and non-commercial educational television stations.
Public and private nonprofit institutions and organizations.
Application and Award Process
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Write to the headquarters office for list of available materials; order forms provided. Catalogue listings also available on NGA website: http://www.nga.gov/education/classroom/loanfinder
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
Data on use of materials.
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 07 $480,150; FY 08 est $450,000; and FY 09 est $515,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
In fiscal year 2007, audiovisual art education materials relating to the Nation's collection of paintings and sculptures and to the Gallery's special exhibitions were shown to a diverse number of audiences across the country 121,174 times. In fiscal years 2008 and 2009, the number of showings and audiences are estimated to remain in this range. The use of these resource materials in the educational community and for continuing and lifelong learning will remain high. In fiscal year 2007, Extension Programs on the Gallery's collections and exhibitions were seen by a reported 24,360,693 persons.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Catalogue of available programs. Entries are also listed on the Gallery web site http://www.nga.gov/resources/index.shtm
Regional or Local Office
Department of Education Resources, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC 20565. Telephone: (202) 737-4215. Contact: Department Office, Telephone: (202) 842-6273 (FTS 8-737-6600). E-mail: EdResources@nga.gov.
Web Site Address
89.003, National Historical Publications And Records Grants
Examples of Funded Projects
Criteria for Selecting Proposals