Call for Nominations:2009 Upstate History Alliance Awards of Merit

Have you seen an exceptional exhibit at a New York institution this past year? Has your organization created an innovative educational program or publication? Would you like to recognize a volunteer or employee who have done exceptional work? If so, Upstate History Alliance encourages you to submit a nomination for their 2009 Awards of Merit. Each year the organizations gives annual Awards of Merit to recognize outstanding work in the regional history and museum community, reward staff and volunteers, and provide encouragement for development of new and innovative projects.

These awards will presented to recipients on Sunday April 11 at the opening reception of the 2010 Museums in Conversation Conference in Albany, sponsored by the Upstate History Alliance and the Museum Association of New York.

Any organization or individual is invited to nominate an organization, person(s) or project that was completed in 2009 in New York State for an Award of Merit. Nomination of oneself or one’s organization is permissible and encouraged.

The postmark deadline for submitting a nomination is December 11, 2009. Visit www.upstatehistory.org for nomination procedures and to download the nomination form.

If you have further questions contact UHA Program Coordinator, Stephanie Lehner, at 800.895.1648 or stephanie@upstatehistory.org

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