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Some good news for Manhattan’s Seaport Museum, which has been in financial trouble for quite some time, as they received a $2 million grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corp. The sum is the largest given to any one downtown Manhattan nonprofit and collectively institutions in the area received $17 million in post-9/11 recovery grants. Other notable visual arts programming that received grants went to the River to River Festival ($700,000), the public art exhibits at City Hall Park ($250,000) and smaller amounts to ABC No Rio’s new arts center on Rivington Street and the Children’s Museum of the Arts’ new teen arts center in SoHo. [via DNAinfo]

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