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Department of Making + Doing wins $150K ArtPlace America grant

A partnership between The Hacktory, Breadboard and Public Workshop, the Department of Making + Doing will use the money to design and build a temporary structure along Market Street, according to a release.

Members of Public Workshop's Building Hero Project with benches they built at the Department of Making + Doing.

Updated 6/2/13 9:03 p.m. to add that NextFab Studio is a parter in the DMD.

It’s another big win for the Department of Making + Doing (DMD), University City’s newest hands-on workshop.

The effort won a $150,000 grant from ArtPlace America. It was one of four Philadelphia organizations to win grants from ArtPlace, a collaboration of national foundations that supports arts initiatives.

A partnership between The HacktoryBreadboardPublic Workshop and NextFab Studio, the DMD will use the money to design and build a temporary structure along Market Street, according to a release.

So far, the DMD has seen support from the Knight Foundation ($100,000 from its Arts Challenge) and Cognizant.

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