President’s Award

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.

Eligibility

Impactful work must have been accopmlished in 2019.
Must be a TAM 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.

Policies

There is a limit of 1 submission of this Award type per person. Nominees may self-nominate.

Submission Guidelines

The nomination form must be completed online HERE and any supporting materials must be submitted to the TAM office by March 15, 2020.
 The narrative summary of the nominee's contribution may not exceed 250 words. Letters of support are welcome but not required.

Deadline for Entries

March 15, 2020

Incomplete forms will disqualify an entry. Award Winners will be announced at the TAM Annual Meeting.

PAST PRESIDENT’S AWARD WINNERS
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    CASETA
    Howard Taylor and Sara Beth Wilson
    TAM Annual Meeting, El Paso
    April 3-5, 2019
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    Humanities Texas
    TAM Annual Meeting, Houston
    April 18-21, 2018
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    The Summerlee Foundation
    John W. Crain, President
    (Gary N. Smith, Texas History Program Director)
    TAM Annual Meeting, Abilene
    April 4-7, 2017
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    Petroleum Museum
    Kathy Shannon, Executive Director
    TAM Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi
    April 6-8, 2016
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
    Victoria Ramirez, Executive Director
    TAM Annual Meeting, Fort Worth
    April 8-10, 2015

  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
    Robert L. Oliver, Chairman, Board of Directors
    TAM-NMAM Annual Meeting, Lubbock
    April 2-4, 2014
  • Texas Association of Museums President’s Award
    Presented to
    Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
    Rick Stryker, Director
    TAM Annual Meeting, Beaumont
    April 2-5, 2013
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