Excellence in Exhibition Awards

2014 Recipients

Special Distinction

  • Imaginative Design and Interpretation
    Design for the Modern Child
    Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Innovative Integration of Design and Content
    First Peoples
    Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

  • Exemplary Model of Creating Experiences for Social Engagement
    Jungle Trails
    Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Ohio

  • Outstanding Connections Between Design, Content and Community Context 
    Nature Lab
    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Calif.

Honorable Mention

  • Shop Life
    Lower Eastside Tenement Museum, New York City

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

2012 Recipients

Overall Excellence

  • Through African Eyes: The European in African Art, 1500 to the Present
    Detroit Institute of Arts

Special Distinction

  • Eloquent Presentation of Topic
    Across the Wire: Voices from Heart Mountain
    Heart Mountain Interpretive Learning Center, Powell, WY
  • Innovative Reframing of Collections
    Dinosaur Hall
    Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
  • Exemplary Inclusion of Community Voices
    Coming to California
    Oakland Museum of California

Honorable Mention

  • Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
    The New York Public Library, New York City