Museums & Galleries Qld

Archive for the ‘Gallery and Museum Achievement Award’ Category

Museum and Gallery Services Queensland (M&GSQ) proudly announced the recipients of the 2012 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA) at a special event hosted by the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture, on Saturday 17 November. Guest presenter, Hon. Ros Bates, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts congratulated this year’s recipients and presented the winners with a specially-commissioned trophy created by Queensland artist, Donna Marcus.

In the coming days, we will bring you the stories on each of the Winners and Special Commendation recipients of the 2012 GAMAA in five categories. In this first article, we announce the GAMAA recipients in the category, ‘Organisations: Staff of 5 or More’:

WINNER – Museum of Brisbane for its contemporary art project,  my own private neon oasis.

SPECIAL COMMENDATION – Queensland Museum for its exhibition, Dressed by the Best: Fashion, Glamour and Gwen Gillam.


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Museums & Galleries Queensland is the peak professional body for the public museum and gallery sector in Queensland.

Museums & Galleries Queensland promotes, supports and provides services to foster excellence in museums, galleries and keeping places. We strive to ensure a future where museums, galleries and keeping places are relevant, accessible and valued by their communities.

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Debra Beattie, General Manager
Melissa Fletcher, Information Officer
Deannah Vieth, Training and Professional Development Manager
Leisha Walker, Training and Professional Development Program Officer
Donna Davis, Exhibition Program Officer
Bonnie Melrose, Exhibition Program Officer
Andrea Higgins, Exhibition Program Officer

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