- Associated Press - Saturday, August 9, 2014

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) - Officials at the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs say a broken-down chiller threatens to damage an irreplaceable collection.

WLOX TV reports (https://bit.ly/XQDvAP ) that the chiller is part of a heating and air conditioning system that helps control the temperature and humidity at the museum. A temporary solution is in place, but the museum needs money to permanently fix the problem.

Museum Executive Director Rosemary Roosa said the estimated coast is at least $180,000.

Museum leaders have asked the Ocean Springs Board of Aldermen to help cover half of the cost. The museum relies on admissions, membership fees, donations and grants to operate.


Information from: WLOX-TV, https://www.wlox.com

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