The New Britain Museum of American Art secured a $250,000 grant approved by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to cover the $10.2 million expansion that will enable the purchase of contiguous property, construction of 80 additional parking spaces and endowment growth.
The expansion is part of the Lexington Street Museum's $21.2 million capital campaign that also funds additional space to help bring more visitors.
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