Congratulations to PA Museums’ Special Achievement Awards Winners for 2016!

Each year PA Museums invites nominations for our Special Achievement Awards. Our awards program has recognized excellence and exemplary work in Pennsylvania’s museums for over thirty years. Our 2016 awards will be presented at our annual statewide museum conference in West Chester, PA on April 11.

Congratulations to the following institutions:

Institutional Achievement Awards

The Hershey Story Museum: Share the Story Scholarship Fund
Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Hidden Collections Initiative
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum: Visitor Center Expansion & New Core Exhibit

Institutional Honorable Mentions

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center: Women in Aerospace & Technology Program
Northumberland County Historical Society: Fort Augusta

Eastern State Penitentiary, which received an Institutional Award of Merit last year, will receive the S.K. Stevens Award for their project, The Big Graph, which also received an AASLH Leadership in History Award.

You can attend our Awards Luncheon as part of our conference. The preliminary program and registration information are available here.


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