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IAM Awards in Excellence: Museum Recognition

The 2023 award nomination period has closed. Stay tuned for details about nominating for the 2024 excellence awards.

IAM would like to recognize the outstanding leadership and achievements of Idaho Museums as they serve their local communities. By recognizing superior and innovative efforts, the IAM Awards of Excellence winners serve as models and inspirations for others in Idaho. Recipients will receive recognition at the IAM Annual Meeting and will be featured on the IAM website, newsletter, and social media outlets. They will also receive a monetary award to use for their museum in the amount of $250.

 

IAM invites you to submit nominations for awards in any or all of the categories listed below for any size institution. You may nominate yourself or your institution. Awards of Excellence are open to current IAM members only.

 

Museum of Excellence – To a museum that has exhibited excellence in its work, including in the areas of collection, preservation, research, interpretation, and education.

Leadership of Excellence – To an individual who has exhibited leadership qualities by achieving excellence in his or her work in a museum, including in the areas of collection, preservation, research, interpretation, and education.

Volunteerism of Excellence- To an individual or board, who has demonstrated exemplary service and leadership qualities by achieving excellence in their service to the museum.

 

Program of Excellence - To an individual, team or museum who has achieved excellence with a museum program, resource, or media piece, including a museum outreach program done within the community.

 

Nomination Process

 

To nominate a museum or individual, please fill out the form found here and upload a nomination letter, including why you are submitting their nomination. Submit by August 11, 2023 for consideration. The recipients will be announced Fall 2023 or at the IAM Annual Meeting in Boise at the Idaho State Museum on September 9, 2023. Please email idahomuseums@gmail.com with questions. 

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