ETHS thankful for SHARP grant

ETHS is grateful to have been awarded the Humanities Tennessee SHARP grant.

Lisa N. Oakley | Vice President and Curator of Education
Authored By Lisa N. Oakley on July 7, 2023

The SHARP grant funded staff for assistance on weekends and has been instrumental in providing the support for us to establish a clear idea of what the organizations needs are to meet the needs of visitors in our newly opened family gallery.  It would have been very difficult to take this step without this support.

Humanities Tennessee is the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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