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Rasmussen Awarded Knight’s Cross by Hungary

Jack Rasmussen, left, receives the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit from the ambassador of Hungary, Bela Szombati.

Jack Rasmussen, left, receives the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit from the ambassador of Hungary, Bela Szombati. (Photo courtesy of Embassy of Hungary)

Jack Rasmussen has often won critical acclaim as director of the AU Museum, but the latest award carries deep international symbolism. Rasmussen has been awarded a Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit by the Republic of Hungary. It recognizes his work to promote appreciation for the arts and culture of Hungary, the subject of three exhibitions at the AU Museum.