Adk Museum gains support for Universal Access Project

BLUE MOUNTAIN - The Adirondack Museum has received a restricted grant in the amount of $20,000 from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

The funds will be used to bring museum programs to a wider audience, including those with disabilities, by making the museum's auditorium universally accessible. The auditorium is the venue for lectures, films, and community programs such as the museum's popular Cabin Fever Sunday series.

The funds will also be used to meet a challenge grant from the John Ben Snow Memorial Trust for the same initiative.

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, based in New York City, promotes the advancement and perpetuation of humanistic inquiry and artistic creativity by encouraging excellence in scholarship and in the performing arts, and by supporting research libraries and other institutions that transmit cultural heritage.

The Adirondack Museum has been a recipient of support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation since 1995.

Committed to an ongoing program to provide full access to its resources, the Adirondack Museum is supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.

For information about all the museum has to offer, call 352-7311, or visit www.adirondackmuseum.org.

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