- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 16, 2015

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A $1 million gift will help the Dennos Museum Center’s Inuit art gallery expand.

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports (https://bit.ly/1T1JnxL ) the gift announced Wednesday to Northwestern Michigan College is from Barbara and Dudley Smith III.

The school says the Inuit gallery will include storage space for the collection and allow more opportunities for instructors to incorporate the collection into curriculum.

The Smiths are longtime NMC supporters and Inuit art collectors and have given more than $2.4 million to the school. The expanded gallery will house the Smiths’ collection of a dozen prints and 40 sculptures that are designated to go to the Dennos.

Construction could start next year on the project and the addition of two other galleries that’s funded by a $2 million donation from Diana and Richard Milock.

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