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Dust Drought and Dreams Gone Dry at Los Lunas Public Library’s Museum of Heritage and Arts

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts a branch of the Los Lunas Public Library was selected as 1 of 25 sites in the nation to host the Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry, project about the Dust Bowl. The ALA Public Programs Office, the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Library, and the Mount Holyoke College (MHC) Library developed the project, which was made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.

The project features a traveling exhibition of 300 square feet and a series of programs designed to help public audiences engage in discussions about the human and ecological consequences of one of America’s most disastrous environmental experiences. A grant of $1,200 was also awarded for expenses related to the accompanying public programs.

The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts is scheduled to exhibit January 6th – February 26th, 2016.

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