MAGNA 2014 SHORTLIST

INTERPRETATION, LEARNING & AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT

Barking Spider Visual Theatre and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Australian Museum
Chinese Museum
Landsborough Historical Museum
Melbourne's Living Museum of the West
Sydney Living Museums
Nillumbik Shire Council
Moreton Bay Regional Council Museum Network
The Dax Centre
National Capital Authority
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery Australia
Australian War Memorial

INDIGENOUS PROJECT OR KEEPING PLACE

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Cherbourg Historical Society Group
Public Record Office of Victoria
Monash University Museum of Art

PERMANENT EXHIBITION OR GALLERY FITOUT

Bay Discovery Centre
National Archives of Australia
Carnamah Historical Society
Temora Rural Museum
Museum of Brisbane
Islamic Museum of Australia
Museum Victoria
State Library of NSW

TEMPORARY OR TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

Maitland Regional Art Gallery
RMIT Gallery
Banyule City Council
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
RMIT Gallery
Macquarie University
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
National Gallery of Australia
Australian Museum
Museum of Brisbane
Western Australian Museum

ABOUT THE 2014 MUSEUMS & GALLERIES NATIONAL AWARDS

The Museums & Galleries National Awards (MAGNAs) are the inception of Museums Australia, the national association for Australian museums, galleries and sector professionals.

The MAGNA Awards encourage excellence and recognise the significant impact of Museums Australia’s museums and galleries.
 

WHO CAN ENTER

The MAGNA Awards are only open to Museums Australia members. The Awards are free for organisational MA members to enter. Non members may join Museums Australia to enter the Awards.
 

ENTRY LEVELS

Entry levels are based on the project budget, not the institution’s budget. If you need to enter multiple entries of multiple budgets, please use separate entry forms. If you need any clarification or help, please contact us on by email or on 02 6230 0346.

MAGNA is only open to Organisational Membership of MA and is free to enter.

ENTRY LEVEL LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2 LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4
Project budget Less than $20,000 $20,000 - $150,000 $150,000 - $500,000 More than $500,000



TIMELINE

Entries open on 1 February 2014.
Entries close on 21 March 2014.

Awards will be announced at the Museums Australia National Conference Awards Ceremony on 17 May 2014 (in Launceston, Tasmania: www.ma2014.org.au).
 

2014 AWARDS CATEGORIES

EXHIBITION (TEMPORARY/TRAVELLING)
A non-permanent, physical or virtual, interpreted presentation of materials
owned or borrowed by the Institution.

EXHIBITION OR GALLERY FITOUT (PERMANENT)
A permanent, physical or virtual, interpreted presentation of materials owned or borrowed by the Institution, including redevelopments.

INTERPRETATION, LEARNING AND AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT
Various programs developed by the Institution to interpret and communicate
the collection and stories - various media including virtual and handheld devices.

SUSTAINABILITY AND EFFICIENCY
Any museum or gallery project which is doing more with less, promoting
sustainability or efficiency in their use of resources. Including but not limited to: architecture, conservation, administration, technology, energy use, adaptive reuse etc.

INDIGENOUS PROJECT OR KEEPING PLACE
A project or program developed specifically for Indigenous communities or by Indigenous people. May include gallery or exhibition development or interpretive programming and learning projects.

 

Winning entries from each category will be judged on their outstanding excellence and innovation for an overall NATIONAL AWARD.

 

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