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Museum to honor actress Frances McDormand and The Wooster Group at annual benefit

April 04, 2017

On Saturday, August 19, Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon will honor award-winning actress Frances McDormand and New York City’s celebrated experimental theater collective The Wooster Group at its annual fundraising gala.

The benefit will be held on the grounds of the North Family historic site at Mount Lebanon Shaker Village next to the iconic Great Stone Barn, originally constructed in 1859, in New Lebanon, New York. A cocktail reception will be held inside the vault of the Barn, followed by dinner catered by The Farmer’s Wife of Ancramdale, New York, and a live auction. Please note that individual tickets will go on sale after May 1; various levels of sponsorship are available for purchase now. If you're interested in purchasing individual tickets, please contact us at or 518-794-9100 x220.

Photo: Scene from “Early Shaker Spirituals.” Photo by Paula Court. Courtesy of The Wooster Group.