National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame

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National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame
Logo of National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame
Established 1986 (1986)
Location Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Coordinates 43°03′58″N 73°47′25″W / 43.0660904°N 73.7902644°W / 43.0660904; -73.7902644Coordinates: 43°03′58″N 73°47′25″W / 43.0660904°N 73.7902644°W / 43.0660904; -73.7902644
Founder Marylou Whitney,
Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney,
Lewis A. Swyer[1]
Director Raul P. Martinez[2]
President Michele Riggi[1]
Website www.dancemuseum.org

The National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame, in the Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, New York, was established in 1986. It contains photographs, videos, artifacts, costumes and biographies. The museum is located in the former Washington Bath House and was founded in 1986 by Marylou Whitney. It is related to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and also provides dance classes and master classes through the Lewis A. Swyer School for the Arts, which hosts the New York State Summer School of the Arts during the months of July and August.[3]

Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame

The Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame collection was provided to the Museum in 1987. The Hall of Fame annually inducts individuals from the dance world.

Inductees

List of the inductees into the Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame of the National Museum of Dance (United States).

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Board of Directors". National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame. Retrieved on December 19, 2016.
  2. ^ "Staff". National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame. Retrieved on December 19, 2016.
  3. ^ NYTimes Travel Guide for Saratoga Springs

External links

  • Official website
  • New York Times article by James Howard Kunstler, June 12, 1988
  • Times Union article by Joseph Dalton, May 2, 2010
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