Come Together Washington Museum Association
2023 Annual Conference
Award of Excellence
Nomination Form
NOTE: All nominations must be submitted by
Friday, February 17, 2023, 11:59pm PST

Washington Museum Association (WaMA) continues to recognize outstanding achievements in museum work by bestowing Awards of Excellence at the Annual Meeting. Awards of Excellence are presented in the following categories: Exhibits, Projects, Individuals, and Publications. The eligibility period runs 18 months,
from December 2021 through June 2023.

Award recipients will be honored during a special presentation at the 2023 WaMA Annual Meeting during this year’s conference, “Come Together” The 2023 Annual Meeting will be held in Yakima, WA, June 20-22, 2023.

Nominees must exhibit the ability to set standards of leadership through outstanding service, establishing precedent, fulfilling mission and purpose, showing marked improvement, and/or providing an extended level of service to the community served.

To nominate an exhibit, project, individual, or publication, complete the Google Form linked below. Additional supporting documentation uploaded digitally to this form. PDFs or representative samples (5-10 pages) of a publication are encouraged. One award will be given in each category per annual organizational budget size (if not an organization, then per project budget size).

Be sure to answer all of the 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.

One nomination per form, please.

All nominations must be submitted by Google Form by Friday, February 17, 2023, 11:59 pm PST.

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