Jail for Art

Jail for Art

Grant Year: 2013 | Focus Area: Environment, Recreation & Preservation | Grant Amount: $104,500 | Grant Status: Completed

Jail for Art

Pensacola Museum of Art

The Pensacola Museum of Art is housed in the city's original permanent jail in downtown Pensacola. Over the past 60 years, the PMA has presented hundreds of exhibitions and thousands of educational opportunities and has become the foundation for the visual arts in our community, serving nearly 100,000 patrons annually.


http://www.pensacolamuseum.org

Project Description

Funded an upgrade to the wood flooring and air conditioning (HVAC) system in a space that previously housed the old city jail, circa 1909.

Community Impact

Protecting Pensacola's historical treasures.