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$1 million gift will fund expanded Inuit gallery
The Dennos Museum Center will gain not one, not two, but three new galleries in its twenty-fifth year.
In December, NMC announced a $1 million gift to expand The Dennos’ signature Inuit art gallery from longtime NMC supporters and Inuit art collectors Barbara and Dudley Smith III. The expansion will add about 2,650 square feet to wrap around the existing Inuit Gallery as well as additional storage space for the growing collection, which now stands at nearly 1,500 works.
Construction will occur at the same time as two new galleries are added to the east side of the museum. That project, funded by a $2 million gift from Diana and Richard Milock, was announced in September. Those galleries will be dedicated to sculpture and display of art from the museum’s permanent collection. Read more »