Museum Association of Arizona

 

Awards and Prizes

2019 Arizona Governor's Arts Awards 
Since 1981, more than 200 distinguished Arizona artists, arts organizations, businesses, educators, and individuals have been recognized for their passion, creativity and devotion to the excellence and diversity of Arizona's arts and cultural community in the following categories: Artist; Arts in Education (Individual); Arts in Education (Organization); Small Business; Large Business; Community; Individual Philanthropy;  and Individual.
Deadline: November 30, 2018

American Alliance of Museums
Excellence in Exhibition Label-Writing

Recognizes excellence in the composition of label text.
Deadline: December 7, 2018

American Alliance of Museums
John Cotton Dana Award for Leadership 
Recognizes an individual, other than someone working directly with museum education programs, for efforts on behalf of public education and community service.
Deadline: December 16, 2018

American Alliance of Museums
Excellence in Exhibition Competition 
Recognizes outstanding achievement in the exhibition format from all types of museums, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and any other types of non-commercial institutions offering exhibitions to the public. The competition is the joint project of the following American Alliance of Museums Professional Networks (PNs): Curators Committee (CurCom), the National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME), the Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE), and the Education Committee (EdCom). 
Deadline: December 22, 2018

American Alliance of Museums

Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence 

Honors a museum professional with fewer than 10 years experience in the museum field. The award recognizes a specific achievement that has benefited either the honoree’s home institution or the museum field in general.

Deadline: January 14, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Distinguished Service to Museums Award  

Recognizes an individual’s excellence and contributions to the museum profession for at least 20 years.

Deadline: January 14, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Awards for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion 

Honor and celebrate individuals, organizations, or programs advancing the museum field in these areas, either internally through workplace programs and policies or externally with museum audiences and communities.

Deadline: January 14, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Excellence in Practice 

Recognizes an individual who demonstrates exemplary service to the public through the practice of education in a museum. The person’s contributions may be through teaching, program development, community organizing, writing, research and/or professional activities

Deadline: January 31, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Excellence in Programming

Recognizes exemplary creativity in museum educational programming.

Deadline: January 31, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Excellence in Resources 

Recognizes an individual who demonstrates exemplary service to the public through the practice of education in a museum

Deadline: January 31, 2019


American Alliance of Museums

Innovation in Museum Education  

Recognizes an individual or team in conjunction with a program, resource, or media piece, and may include a museum program done in the community outside the museum walls.

Deadline: January 31, 2019

 

Arizona Preservation Foundation

Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Awards

Awards are given to individuals, businesses, organizations, and/or projects in recognition of outstanding achievements in preserving Arizona’s prehistoric and historic resources. 

Deadline: March 1, 2019


Governor's Archaeology Advisory Commission 

Awards in Public Archaeology 
Awards can include the following categories of individuals or organizations that are worthy of recognition for their public service/education endeavors: 1) professional archaeologists, 2) avocational archaeologists, 3) Site Stewards, 4) Tribes, 5) private, non-profit entities, 6) government agencies, 7) private or industrial development entities, and 8) an individual for special or lifetime achievement.

Deadline: March 1, 2019


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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082

 

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