2016 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards
M&G QLD announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2016 GAMAA at a gala event on 22 November, hosted by Creative Arts Redland at Redland Art Gallery and Redland Performing Arts Centre.
Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalists for their outstanding achievement in being selected for the 2016 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
Winners and Finalists
Museum of Brisbane for 100% Brisbane
Bundaberg Regional Galleries for Wide Bay – High Desert II
Newstead House, Brisbane for Connecting Threads: Tracing fashion, fabric and everyday life at Newstead House
Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council for Animating Spaces Logan: Arts in the Park
Fassifern District Historical Society Inc. for War Memories including C.W.A. involvement
Gladstone Maritime History Society Inc. (Gladstone Maritime Museum) for Acquisition of Fremantle Class Patrol Boat ‘HMAS Gladstone’ and its Display
State Library of Queensland for Peace and Quiet
R.D. Milns Antiquities Museum, The University of Queensland for ‘Cyprus: An Island and A People’ Exhibition and Public Programs
Redland Art Gallery for Gathering Strands
Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Regional Council for Freedom of Expression: Indigenous Art from Queensland Correctional Centres
Surf World Gold Coast Inc. for Sharing the Stoke
Archer Park Rail Museum for Revitalisation of Archer Park Rail Museum
Jenny Steadman, Queensland Women’s Historical Association (Miegunyah House Museum)
Kylie Bourne, Miles and District Historical Society (Miles Historical Village Museum)
Albert (Buddy) Thomson, Boondooma Museum & Heritage Association Inc.
Norma Hambling, Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council
NOTE: M&G QLD did not receive any nominations in the categories Sustainability: Organisations with Paid Staff and Individuals: Paid Staff.
The Winners received an exquisite trophy specially commissioned from Queensland artist, Kenji Uranishi, made possible through the generous sponsorship of Brian Tucker Accounting.
M&G QLD would like to thank our sponsors Creative Arts Redlands – Redland Performing Arts Centre and Redland Art Gallery, and Brian Tucker Accounting.
M&G QLD sincerely thanks the 2016 GAMAA judging panel:
Maria Cleary, Curator, Queensland Performing Arts Centre Museum
Michael Huxley, former General Manager, Museums & Galleries of New South Wales
John Walsh, Consultant, All Art Services