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Awards and Prizes


American Alliance of Museums
2018 Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing

This competition honors these writers and editors by showcasing great label writing, identifying innovative approaches, and highlighting best practices.
Deadline: December 08, 2017

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 10, 2017

American Alliance of Museums
Award for Excellence in Exhibition
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.  
Deadline: December 31, 2017

American Alliance of Museum
Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence

Honors outstanding work by a museum professional with less than ten years in the field. It recognizes a specific achievement or body of work that has benefited either the honoree’s home institution or the museum field in general. The honoree’s work may be in any area of museum operations (administration, collections management, community engagement, curation, development, exhibitions, education, human resources, public relations, registration, etc.)
Deadline: January 19, 2018

American Alliance of Museums
Award for Distinguished Service to Museums   
Recognizes an individual's significant and sustained contributions to the field over a career of 20+ years
Deadline: January 19, 2018

American Alliance of Museums
Awards for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
honor and celebrate individuals, organizations, and programs advancing the museum field in these areas, both internally through workplace culture, programs, and policies and externally with museum audiences and communities.
Deadline: January 19, 2018

American Alliance of Museums 
Excellence in Practice
This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates exemplary service to the public through the practice of education in a museum.
Deadline: January 31, 2018. 

American Alliance of Museums
Excellence in Programming
This award recognizes exemplary creativity in museum educational programming.
Deadline: January 31, 2018. 

American Alliance of Museums
Excellence in Resources
The award for published resources recognizes outstanding resources in print or print/multimedia formats.
Deadline: January 31, 2018. 

American Alliance of Museums
Innovation in Museum Education
This award recognizes, encourages, and celebrates innovation in museum education.  The award will go to either an individual or team in conjunction with a program, resource, or media piece, and could include a museum program done outside the museum walls, in the community. We define innovation as a new technology, practice, or methodology, or repurposing of an old or existing method or practice
Deadline: January 31, 2018. 

American Alliance of Museums
MUSE Awards 
Recognizes outstanding achievement in Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums (GLAM) media. Presented to institutions or independent producers who use digital media to enhance the GLAM experience and engage audiences, the MUSE awards celebrate scholarship, community, innovation, creativity, education and inclusiveness.
Deadline: March 2, 2018



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