The Worcester Art Museum just got a little richer, thanks to an $825,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. The three-year grant, which the museum announced Thursday, will help support the institution’s significant collection of pre-contemporary American art. The funding will allow curators to roll out a new series of installations and exhibits highlighting works rarely seen by the public.
“We are thrilled,” said director of curatorial affairs Jon Seydl. “[The] grant . . . suits not only our short-term needs but our long-term ones as well. It’s about conservation, it’s about exhibition, it’s about programming. It’s focusing on a huge strength of the Worcester Art Museum.”Alexander Frandsen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.