2015 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards
M&G QLD announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2015 GAMAA at a presentation event on 19 November at The University of Queensland Art Museum.
Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalists for their outstanding achievement in being selected for the 2015 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
Winners and Finalists
University of the Sunshine Coast and Blue Sky View for East Coast Encounter
Museum of Brisbane for Costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood
Pine Rivers Heritage Museum for Napoleon’s Last Gamble
Torres Strait Regional Authority, Gab Titui Cultural Centre for Evolution: Torres Strait Masks
Tablelands Heritage Network (THeN) for Anzac Treasures of the Tablelands
North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum for Stradbroke 100: Remembering North Stradbroke Islanders Overseas and at Home during the First World War
Old Government House, QUT for The Voice in the Walls theatre project at Old Government House
Sunshine Coast Council, Caloundra Regional Gallery for Sunshine Coast Satellite Reef
Karina Devine, Gallery Director, Warwick Art Gallery
Shane Fitzgerald, Manager Gallery Services, Townsville City Council
Geraldine Mate, Senior Curator Transport and Energy, Queensland Museum Network | The Workshops Rail Museum
Tony Martin, CEO, Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach
NOTE: M&G QLD did not receive any nominations in the categories Engagement: Volunteer Run; Sustainability: Organisations with Paid Staff; Sustainability: Organisations Volunteer Run; and Individuals: Volunteer.
The Winners received an exquisite trophy specially commissioned from Queensland artist/designer Madeleine Brown, made possible through the generous sponsorship of Brian Tucker Accounting.
Poem by David Stavanger.
M&G QLD would like to thank our sponsors The University of Queensland Art Museum and Brian Tucker Accounting.
M&G QLD sincerely thanks the 2015 GAMAA judging panel:
Elizabeth Bates, Museum and Gallery Consultant
Robyn Daw, Cultural Services Program Leader, Logan City Council
Michael Huxley, General Manager, Museums & Galleries of New South Wales
John Walsh, Gallery Manager, Gold Coast City Gallery