Tickets remain on sale for the 2022 Empire State Archives & History Award, set for November 1st. The 2022 Honoree is Lonnie G. Bunch III, the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, overseeing 21 museums, 21 libraries, the National Zoo, numerous research centers, and several education units and centers.
Lonnie G. Bunch III is A widely published author, Bunch has written on topics ranging from the black military experience, the American presidency and African American history in California, diversity in museum management and the impact of funding and politics on American museums.
His most recent book, A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump (Smithsonian, 2019), chronicles the making of the museum that would become one of the most popular destinations in Washington, DC.
This program, presented by the New York State Archives Partnership Trust, will begin at 7 pm, and will be held at the Cultural Education Center. For more information or to register, click here.