awards


The Western Museums Association celebrates excellence and leadership in the museum field and among it's individual and institutional members. Each year at the Annual Meeting, awardees are recognized for their achievements. Nominations for these awards are accepted until July 20, 2018 and the WMA invites members to participate. 

There are two significant changes to the awards that will be given...
2022 Leadership Award Recipient Dr. John H. Falk (center)
 
WMA Leadership Award
The WMA Leadership Award recognizes and acknowledges outstanding lifetime achievement in museums and/or a museum-related field. The Award is presented at the WMA Annual Meeting to a museum professional with more than 20 years in the field whose career has had a sustained, considerable, and lasting impact on museum...
The 2022 Charles Redd Award was presented to Amy Chaloupka, Curator of Art (right-center) for the Whatcom Museum's  2019 exhibition Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea. Pictured here with (L-R) past WMA Board President Anne Rowe, WMA Executive Director Jason B. Jones, and WMA Board President Dana Whitelaw, High Desert Museum.
 
The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Award for...
Congratulations to our colleagues in California, Nevada, and Washington who earned recognition for their outstanding achievements in museum media at AAM's 2010 Muse Awards last night.
The Asian Art Museum (San Francisco, CA) won the top award in the Public Relations and Development category for Raising Spirits.
"Raising Spirits takes our world-renowned collection "on the road" via a plasma...
Colleagues –
In these difficult times, we're often overwhelmed by challenges just to keep our institutions healthy. Most of us are working harder than ever in our jobs. So, it's easy to lose sight of the truly wonderful things museums and the people in them do.
At the Western Museums Association Annual Meeting we intend to rectify that. Beyond our continuing education and networking, the...
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