There are two awards given each year by Museums Alaska at the Annual Meeting: the Award for Excellence in the Museum Field and the Volunteer of the Year Award. Award recipients will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet at the Sitka conference.
Nominations are due to the Museums Alaska office no later than September 30, 2012 and should not exceed one page.
Award for Excellence in the Museum Field
Nominations for the Award for Excellence may be made for exceptional exhibits, collections care, planning, marketing, publications, significant improvements to physical plant, conservation, etc. To nominate an individual, museum or program, write a description explaining who or what you are nominating, how many people it affected, what contribution was made to the museum field, and any other significant details.
Volunteer of the Year Award
Nominations for the Volunteer of the Year Award acknowledges the crucial roles volunteers perform in our museum communities. Help us celebrate their importance to our success by nominating any volunteer, whether docent, a community supporter, or a member of your Board of Directors. They do not need to be members of Museums Alaska. Please nominate your volunteer by describing the tasks this volunteer performs, what the hourly time commitment has been, and how long this volunteer has been contributing. Describe contributions to other organizations if they are significant to cultural heritage.
All nomination materials below should be emailed or mailed to the contact address below.Museums Alaska PO Box 3004 Homer, AK 99603 907.306.3409 email