2019 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards
M&G QLD announced the Winners and Finalists of the 2019 GAMAA on 19 September, hosted by Cairns Regional Council at the Cairns Performing Arts Centre, as part of M&G QLD’s State Conference, Opening Doors.
Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalists for their outstanding achievement in being selected for the 2019 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
Winners and Finalists
Museum of Brisbane for The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive
Sunshine Coast Council for Expanding Experience – Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct
Redland Art Gallery for Redland Art Gallery’s 15th Birthday Celebrations
Brisbane City Council for Botanica – Contemporary art outside 2019
Ipswich Historical Society Inc. for Interactive Touchscreen WW1 Ipswich War Stories
Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum for Publication of new book ‘Moments in Time: A Pictorial History of Hervey Bay & Surrounds 1890 to 2018’
Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council for He kākano āhau (I am a seed)
Queensland State Archives for The Memory Lounge
Moreton Bay Regional Council for Community Cultural Capacity: Curatorial Development Framework
Redland Art Gallery for From Little Things: Artist books by Robyn Foster and St James Lutheran Community Kindergarten
Newstead House for Museum Theatre: The War Years – Americans at Newstead House
Australian Age of Dinosaurs for Turning out the lights: Australia’s first International Dark-Sky Sanctuary
artisan for A new home for craft and design
Dr Valerie Keenan, Girringun Aboriginal Arts Centre
Michele Pickering, Brisbane’s Living Heritage Network
Rebecca Milliner, Cairns RSL Sub-branch
Craig Maher, Cairns RSL Sub-branch, Kokoda Hall Museum
Matthew Jackson, Cassowary Coast Regional Council
NOTE: M&G QLD did not receive any nominations in the Engagement: Volunteer Run category. Additionally, the judges chose not to shortlist any Finalists in the Sustainability: Organisations Volunteer Run category.
We would like to thank our sponsors Brandi Projects, Cairns Regional Council, Brian Tucker Accounting, Public Galleries Queensland and AMaGA Queensland.
M&G QLD sincerely thanks the 2019 GAMAA judging panel:
Jane Harding, Heritage Coordinator, Noosa Council
Robert Ryan, Senior Coordinator Community Programs, Mackay Regional Council
John Walsh, Consultant, All Art Services