Museum Association of Arizona

 

MAA Professional Recognition Awards

The MAA Annual Awards Program promotes excellence in museum operations by recognizing outstanding achievement by member organizations and individuals. Each year the Museum Association of Arizona presents Professional Recognition Awards in four categories.

Award Categories

Institutional Award of Excellence – To a museum that has exhibited leadership qualities by achieving excellence in its work, including in the areas of collection, preservation, research, interpretation, and education,  within the context of available means, the institution's mission, and professional standards.

Individual Award of Excellence – To an individual who has exhibited leadership qualities by achieving excellence in his or her work, including in the areas of collection, preservation, research, interpretation, and education, within the context of available means, the institution's mission, and professional standards

Community Support Award– To an individual or organization whose activities have eminently enhanced the standing or image of Arizona's museums or have otherwise contributed to their growth.

Roger Lidman Distinguished Service Award -- To an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to an individual museum, the museum profession, the local community, to Arizona, to MAA, and/or to other professional organizations, recognizing  a recent milestone or a lengthy career.

Nomination Process

The MAA Awards Committee invites you to submit nominations for awards in any or all of the categories listed above for any size institution. You may nominate yourself or your institution.  To nominate an individual or institution, please name the nominee and provide a narrative why that person or institution meets the criteria set out for the award. Please submit nominations to:

Museum Association of Arizona

Awards Committee

P.O. Box 63902

Phoenix AZ 85082

azmuseums@gmail.com

 

Nominations for 2018 are due on Monday, March 12, 2018.   

 

 

 

 

 

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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082

 

azmuseums@gmail.com

 

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