The board of trustees of the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake will honor The Jefferson Project at Lake George with the 2017 Harold K. Hochschild Award at its annual benefit gala on Saturday, July 29 from 6 to 9 pm.
The Jefferson Project – a collaboration between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM Research and The FUND for Lake George – plans to use technology and science to help protect Lake George.
The Jefferson Project recently collaborated with Adirondack Experience to install an interactive video tower highlighting the project in the museum’s newest exhibit, which officially opened July 1st.
The Harold K. Hochschild Award is dedicated to the memory of the museum’s founder. It’s presented annually to recipients in a wide range of fields throughout the Adirondack Park, it honors their work to improve the region’s culture and quality of life.
According to a museum press release: “The museum’s 121-acre, 24-building campus will be transformed at twilight for a glamorous evening that will include an elegant dinner under the festival tent, live and silent auctions, and music.
“Individual tickets are available at the Regular ($250), Supporter ($500), Lead Supporter ($1,000) and Young Friend (40 and younger, $100) levels. Sponsors ($5,000) receive one table for up to eight, Patrons ($10,000) one table of up to 10, and Benefactors ($25,000) two tables of 10. The evening supports the museum’s educational programs, new special exhibitions, visiting artists, Adirondack heritage preservation and permanent galleries”
Tickets can be purchased by calling 518-352-7311 ext. 119.
Photo: Jefferson Project at Lake George, provided.