Arts, Culture, and Humanities

PARK CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

aka Park City Museum

Park City, UT

Mission

Preserve, protect and promote Park City's history and heritage.

Ruling Year

1982

Executive Director

Mrs. Sandra Morrison

Main Address

PO Box 555

Park City, UT 84060 USA

Keywords

preserve, protect, promote, education, history, heritage, museum, advocacy, conservation, children, students, adults, research, library, archives, utah, park city, cemetery, mining

EIN

94-2792051

 Number

6364161136

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

We are a lively nonprofit organization celebrating Park City history through exhibitions, research, education and rigorous preservation. We include the award winning Museum on Main Street, new Education & Collection Center in Prospector Square, historic Glenwood Cemetery and preservation of the last remaining historic Mine structures. Our Mission is to preserve, protect, and promote Park City’s history and heritage. We protect our history to help bridge cultural differences, honor our forbears, contribute to our town’s economic vitality and create a sense of community. We serve three distinct audiences: Park City Visitors, our town’s permanent and part-time residents, and the particular needs of students,

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Stabilize Park City's Historic Mine Structures

Where we work

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

We improve Park City’s present by bringing the past alive. Park City will thrive. Park City receives social, economic, and aesthetic benefits through historic preservation, research, and educational programming. The Four Goals of Strategic Plan are 1. Strengthen Organizational Systems o Renew Governance Practices o Revise Committee Structures o Review Policies and Practices, and Update as needed 2. Build and Protect Financial Resources o Increase Earned Income o Solidify Fundraising Objectives and Calendar 3. Deepen Community Awareness & Engagement o Expand Public Relations/Marketing o Steward & Grow Membership and Participation o Identify and Secure New Community Partners 4. Bolster Core Services o Review & Renew Permanent Exhibitions o Activate Collections Care o Fortify Research Library Services o Sustain Traveling Exhibitions o Maintain and Invigorate Existing Education programs o Explore new and innovative onsite and Off-site Educational Programming o Enhance the Glenwood Cemetery o Boost efforts to preserve Historic Mining Structures

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PARK CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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