2017 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards
M&G QLD announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2017 GAMAA on 2 November at a gala event, proudly hosted by Old Government House, QUT.
Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalists for their outstanding achievement in being selected for the 2017 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
Winners and Finalists
Cairns Historical Society for Reimagining Cairns Museum
Yugambeh Museum Language & Heritage Research Centre, Beenleigh for The Bunyip Story
Museum of Brisbane for Robert Andrew: Our Mutable Histories
Gold Coast City Gallery for Signs of the Time
Texas Qld Inc for Restoration of Texas Rabbit Works
Lapunyah Art Gallery, Chinchilla for Exhibition Facilitators – In House Traineeship
Queensland Museum Network for World Science Festival Brisbane 2017
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture for Medieval Family Fun Week
Old Government House, QUT, Brisbane for To promote, excite and entice: the Miss Fisher public programs at Old Government House
Museum of Brisbane for Indigenous Culture Learning Program
Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council for lesu ra mir giz (FROM THE BEGINNING) ge omaida (WHEN THE GOSPEL CAME) Mer ge baziarda (IT TOOK ROOT IN ERUB) igiare Torres Strait (AND BRANCHED OUT TO THE WHOLE OF THE TORRES STRAIT)
Kilburnie Homestead, Jambin for Open Days
Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach for Powering on Sustainably
Virginia Gordon, Assistant Curator, Queensland Police Museum, Brisbane
Tony Martin, CEO, Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach
Jennifer Garcia, Communications & Programming Manager, Newstead House, Brisbane
Michael Strong, Senior Curator, Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture
William David Mason, Archivist, Beaudesert Museum, Historical Society of Beaudesert Inc.
NOTE: M&G QLD did not receive any nominations in the category Sustainability: Organisations Volunteer Run.
M&G QLD would like to thank our sponsors Old Government House, QUT and Brian Tucker Accounting.
M&G QLD sincerely thanks the 2017 GAMAA judging panel:
Karina Devine, Gallery Director, Warwick Art Gallery
Judy Kean, Museum Director, Tweed Regional Museum, NSW
Robert Ryan, Senior Coordinator Community Programs, Mackay Regional Council