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Thursday, Oct 21, 2004

Hyde Receives Grant From Target Stores

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection has announced it is a recipient of a $3,000 grant from the Target Corporation to support the Museum’s 2004-2005 School Programs. Each year, The Hyde introduces art and history to nearly six thousand teachers and students from forty area school districts. At no cost to the students or their respective schools, participating teachers can either choose from sixteen unique standardized programs or have a program built as a compliment to their specific needs and classroom curricula. All of The Hyde’s School Programs meet New York State Learning Standards for the Arts, English Language Arts, and/or Social Studies and utilize the permanent collection, consisting of both old and modern masters, as well as any relevant temporary exhibitions. Program specific writing and hands-on art activities are available for all participating teachers and students. The Target Corporation grant enables The Hyde Collection to continue to serve as a valuable free resource to all area schools.

Target Corporation has a strong tradition of giving back to the communities where they do business. That commitment is reflected in Target Stores’ grant-making program, which supports projects that promote the arts, education, and family violence prevention.

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Note to editors: For more information, contact Stacy Mattison at 518-792-1761 ext. 20.

The Hyde Collection is a historic house and art museum complex that combines the heritage of the Adirondack Region with a distinguished permanent collection consisting of works by European old and modern masters and American artists, important decorative arts and antique furnishings. In addition, the Museum provides changing exhibitions in four gallery spaces, lectures, concerts, family activities and school programming as well as a Museum Store. Admission is FREE with voluntary donations accepted. The Hyde Collection is a publicly supported institution located at 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, New York. Open year-round Tuesday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, and Sunday noon - 5 pm., Closed Mondays and national holidays. Admission is FREE. For information, call 518-792-1761. www.hydecollection.org.


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