TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A local art museum gets a big budget boost.
Thursday morning, the recently formed 100 Plus Women Who Care of Vigo County presented a check for $21,600 to the Swope Art Museum.
The money will be used to replace five windows on the 3rd floor.
The museum’s executive director says she’s honored and overwhelmed to accept the generous donation.
“It says that Vigo County and Vigo County women in this case, since it’s their organization, care about the arts and support the arts in our town and community and understand what we do to add to the community in terms of equality of life,” Marianne Richter, Executive Director of the Swope Art Museum said.
A new roof is being installed at the Swope Art Museum.
Once the project is complete, the windows will be tackled.
For more information about the Swope Art Museum, click here.
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