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University of Washington's Henry Art Gallery Receives Photography Collection Worth $2 MillionThe Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington in Seattle is celebrating the renovation and expansion of its galleries with a series of inaugural exhibitions, including a display of photographs from the collection of Elaine and Joseph Monsen. The Monsens gave the Henry the core of their photography holdings, considered one of the finest private collections of its kind in the world. The gift, comprising 250 photos that range across the history of the medium, is worth roughly $2 million and was made possible by a $1.5 million grant from the Boeing Co.
FCnote: The Boeing Company Corporate Giving Program (WA) made grants totaling $61,600,000 in the year ending 12/31/95.
FCnote: The Boeing Company Charitable Trust (WA) had assets of $28,467,076 and made grants totaling $12,699,050 in the year ending 12/31/95.
Hackett, Regina. "The Art Is Deep; Added Space Finally Allows Range, Quality of Collection to Be Observed." Seattle Post-Intelligencer 4/3/97, p. C2.
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