WaMA continues to recognize outstanding achievements in museum work by bestowing Awards of Excellence at the Annual Meeting.

Eligible projects and work for 2019 awards must have been completed between June 1, 2017, and December 31, 2018.  Awards of Excellence are presented in the following categories: 

  • Exhibits
  • Projects
  • Publications
  • Individuals

Awards recipients will be honored during a special presentation at the 2019 WaMA Annual Meeting, All Stories Are Told Here. The 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, Washington, June 19-21, 2019.

Nominees must exhibit the ability to set standards of leadership through outstanding service, establishing a precedent, fulfilling mission and purpose, showing marked improvement, and/or providing an extended level of service to the community served. Be sure to answer all of the nine (9) questions.

Submissions may include supporting documentation which might assist the judges in deliberation. Please note: incomplete nominations or multiple nominations submitted on one form will be disqualified. Supporting documentation will not be returned unless requested in writing and included with a pre-stamped return envelope. Please print or type clearly.

Email or print and mail a copy of the application by following this link: 2019 Award of Excellence Nomination Form

Email submissions to:
Freya Liggett at freya.liggett@northwestmuseum.org

Mail submissions to:
Washington Museum Association, Awards Committee
c/0 Freya Liggett
PO Box 1579
Moses Lake, WA 98837

All nominations must be postmarked or emailed by February 8, 2019.