Submit to the 2014 Competition

Download the entry form.

Submission Deadline: Jan. 31


Stacey Swigart
Exhibition Competition Coordinator


Excellence in Exhibition Competition

The Annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition recognizes outstanding achievement in the exhibition format from all types of museums, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and any other types of noncommercial institutions offering exhibitions to the public.

The competition is the joint project of the following Alliance Professional Networks (PNs): Curators Committee (CurCom), the National Association for Museum Exhibition (NAME), the Committee on Audience Research and Evaluation (CARE) and the Education Committee (EdCom).

2013 Recipients

Special Distinction

  • Aesthetics and Materials
    Light: Installations by Bruce Munro
    Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pa.
  • Messaging and Engagement
    Health Happens Here
    The California Museum, Sacramento
  • Community Engagement
    Out in Chicago
    Chicago History Museum
  • Alignment of Site and Mission: Suite of Exhibitions
    Sky, Life, Land, First Peoples, Great Salt Lake, and Past Worlds
    Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City