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Warrenville Historical Museum & Art Gallery Receives Superior Achievement Award
Superior Achievement Award

On Friday, September 26, 2008 the Warrenville Historical Museum and Art Gallery received an Award for Superior Achievement from the Illinois Association of Museums at their Annual Conference Awards Banquet held in Elmhurst.  The award was given in the Exhibits Category and was for the art exhibit the museum held this past summer called Warrenville – the Albrights’ Kind of Town.  In a letter received by the recipients the Awards Chair, Beth Carvey stated,  “The awards committee was impressed by this ambitious undertaking by an institution with no paid staff!   We found the planning process and execution of the exhibit to be excellent.  This was a fine exhibit showcasing art not often seen by the public.”   The exhibit was generously funded by a City of Warrenville Hotel/Motel Tax grant.

The award was received by Museum Director and project coordinator, Carolyn Wondrow with museum and exhibit volunteers Paul and Helen Schatz in attendance to share in the acknowledgment cel