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ORDA logoGala, Dinner Show and Fundraiser Planned for February 18th    

Lake Placid Celebrates 40th Anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games February 13-23, 2020

Lake Placid, N.Y. – On February 18, 2020, members of the 1980 Olympic Figure Skating Team return to the Lake Placid Olympic Center and Olympic Oval to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the XIII Olympic Winter Games

Olympic 1984 gold medalist and 1980 Team USA Olympic Flag Bearer, Scott Hamilton will host the day’s events that start with a 10 a.m. press-breakfast at the Convention Center. This is followed by a 3 p.m. charity skate-a-thon and culminating with an evening gala and dinner at 7 p.m. and show in the Olympic Center, at 8 p.m.

WerifesteriaCrua Outdoors is hosting a gathering for the outdoors community. Suitable for families, groups and solo travelers.

Adirondack Park, N.Y. A new celebration dedicated to spending time enjoying the magic of the outdoor lifestyle is coming to the Adirondacks this summer. On July 31, August 1 and August 2, Crua Outdoors, in partnership with Paul Smith's College, is hosting the inaugural Werifesteria by Crua Outdoors event. …

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaSilent auction to be held benefitting the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The United States hockey team shocks Russia and the rest of the world in the Lake Placid Olympic Center en route to Olympic gold. Eric Heiden captures an unprecedented five gold medals on Lake Placid’s speed skating oval. The closest cross-country ski race in history occurs at Mount Van Hoevenberg outside Lake Placid.

Stuart LilieTiconderoga, N.Y. – Stuart Lilie, Fort Ticonderoga Vice President of Public History was recently awarded the Museum Association of New York (MANY) Individual Achievement Award of Merit for 2020. The Award Ceremony will take place on March 30, 2020 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, NY.

Lilie joined the Fort Ticonderoga leadership staff in the spring of 2011. Lilie oversees the Public History department, which reaches nearly 70,000 visitors annually through daily programs and events.

Art in the Public EyeThe Hyde, APE seek young storytellers for Black Fly event

 

Glens Falls, N.Y. – The Hyde Collection and Art in the Public Eye (APE) are offering their popular Black Fly storytelling event — with a youthful twist. Students in grades 6 and higher are invited to participate in Black Fly: KidsTales on April 19.

The Black Fly series give members of the community opportunities to share their stories at The Hyde Collection.

1980 Olympic Hockey VictoryNew events added, more Olympic athletes, more winter fun!

Lake Placid, N.Y. --- In less than 30 days, Lake Placid celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games that brought this nation together like never before. 

From Feb. 13-23, 2020, this two-time Olympic village, nestled in the Adirondack High Peaks, will roll out the welcome mat and offer up a full slate of activities to revel in its unmatched Olympic legacy – past, present and future. The 10-day event celebrates the Games that have long been remembered for the heroics of the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team’s improbable win over the Russians, known as the “Miracle on Ice,” speed skater Eric Heiden’s five gold medals, in world or Olympic record time; the Opening Ceremony and the United States figure skating team, dubbed the “Dream Team.”…

NYS - Making Progress HappenSkyRide Now Ready to Take Passengers to The Jumping Towers      

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex's new gondola is now open to the public. The SkyRide is a six-cabin gondola that can carry as many as eight athletes, coaches, officials, visitors and items of equipment per cabin. It travels from the complex's base lodge to the 90-meter and 120-meter ski jump towers.

Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), El Sueño de la RazonFrancisco Goya: The Caprichos Etchings and Aquatints

January 19 to April 20

Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint

January 19 to March 22

Glens Falls, NY – The Hyde Collection celebrates the works of two innovative printmakers from different eras with the opening of Francisco Goya: The Caprichos Etchings and Aquatints and Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint on January 19.

Francisco Goya (1746–1828) was an artist very much at the cusp of two worlds: a medieval world of faith and feudalism, and a modern world of science and reason. He has come to be considered the last of the Old Masters and the first of the Modern artists. …

Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828), Asta su AbueloMember Opening

2 to 5 pm Saturday, January 18

Glens Falls, N.Y. – Celebrate The Hyde Collection's two winter exhibitions, Francisco Goya: The Caprichos Etchings and Aquatints and Dox Thrash, Black Life, and the Carborundum Mezzotint, with a Member Opening event at 2 pm Saturday, January 18. Enjoy a gallery talk with Jonathan Canning, The Hyde's director of curatorial affairs and programming, then light refreshments in the Art Studio. Mingle and discuss the exhibitions with fellow art lovers and community members. …

Fort Ticonderoga - CATALOGINGFirst program presented January 12th
Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga’s Collections

Ticonderoga, NY – Fort Ticonderoga’s popular wintertime Fort Fever Series returns in 2020 and features programs led by Fort Ticonderoga museum staff who will share their latest research and cutting-edge discoveries.

The first program is presented on January 12, 2020 with Documenting, Preserving, and Making Accessible Ticonderoga’s Collections. Join Fort Ticonderoga Director of Collections Miranda Peters as she highlights the incredible work being undertaken by museum staff to document, preserve, and make accessible Ticonderoga’s world class museum collections.

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