New grant funding to expand museum access in Valencia County

Los Lunas, N.M. (KKOB) — A new, five-year partnership between the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and Meta will substantially expand the Museum’s educational footprint in Valencia County.  Meta is donating $300,000 to the Museum Foundation, which will support five years of educational visits for every 5th-grade classroom in Valencia County. It also allows for annual sponsored attendance for Valencia County residents. Additionally, the grant will fund new physical and virtual space science programming and planetarium shows for all visitors to enjoy. In a release Meta said in part quote, “Valencia County has been our home since 2016 when we broke ground on our Los Lunas Data Center. We are invested in the community and helping to provide educational opportunities for students,” end quote.