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Taylor Donates $7.5 Million to Smithsonian

Philanthropist and education advocate Phyllis Taylor has donated $7.5 million for education outreach and a new learning space to be named the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation Object Project at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Object Project, opening July 2015 in the museum’s renovated west wing, will focus on “everyday things that changed everything” and will encourage visitors of all ages to discover American history through games, activities and authentic touchable objects.

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