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[28 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | 2,731 views]
Walmart grant pays admission fees to Crystal Bridges

Press release below is courtesy of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has received a $20 million grant from Walmart that will sponsor admission fees for all. Prior to receiving the grant, the Museum was considering adopting an admission fee of $10 per adult.
“One of the greatest challenges for museums today is finding ways to remove barriers to community participation, including admission charges,” said Don Bacigalupi, Crystal Bridges executive director. “Walmart has shown extraordinary vision and foresight in funding access to the museum, providing all …