Lake Placid Olympic Museum staff members Alison Haas and Susanna Fout have received the Individual Achievement Award of Merit from the Museum Association of New York. The award was presented at the Museum Association of New York’s Annual Conference on Monday in Lake Placid.
The Awards of Merit program acknowledges programs and individuals who have made the state’s museum community richer and more relevant. The Olympic Museum’s achievements in 2015 are highlighted by the establishment of new exhibits and programs, its expanded outreach and educational programs, and an increased presence in both the local and broader sports communities. In addition, the museum has made strides in assuring the preservation and accessibility of its collections.
The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is located at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. It is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, call (518) 302-5326 or visit their website.
Photo of Alison Haas (left) and Susanna Fout, provided.