TAM’s President’s Award is given annually by the TAM Executive Committee at its discretion to an individual, institution, or “partner” organization or foundation that has done significantly impactful work over the past year within the Texas museum community.
Impactful work must have been accomplished within the past year.
Must be a TAM institutional member to submit. All entries must be produced or commissioned by the museum and must relate directly to its program.
Any entry deemed not to meet these criteria will be disqualified and entry fee will be forfeited.
There is a limit of 1 submission of this Award type per person. Nominees may self-nominate.
The TAM President's Award is selected by the TAM Executive Committee in collaboration with the Local Host Committee. If you would like to nominate someone for this award, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "TAM President's Award Nomination" by February 1, 2024. Please include a narrative summary of the nominee's contribution not to exceed 250 words. Letters of support are welcome but not required.
The TAM President's Award is presented each year at the TAM Annual Meeting - TAM 2024 will be in Lubbock, April 14-17. The recipient will be notified in advance and invited to the meeting.
- Visit San Antonio
2023 | San Antonio
- Cooper Foundation
2022 | Waco
- Bexar County
Judge Nelson W. Wolff
2021 | San Antonio Virtual
- Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture
2020 | College Station Virtual
Howard Taylor and Sara Beth Wilson
2019 | El Paso
- Humanities Texas
2018 | Houston
- The Summerlee Foundation
John W. Crain, President
(Gary N. Smith, Texas History Program Director)
2017 | Abilene
- Petroleum Museum
Kathy Shannon, Executive Director
2016 | Corpus Christi
- Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Victoria Ramirez, Executive Director
2015 | Fort Worth
- Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
Robert L. Oliver, Chairman, Board of Directors
2014 | Lubbock
- Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Rick Stryker, Director
2013 | Beaumont