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AmaGA announces MAGNA short-list

MAGNA Museums and Galleries National Awards 2019

Congratulations to our shortlisted projects for the 2019 Museums & Galleries National Awards, sponsored by Panasonic. 

This year’s awards were highly competitive and truly inspiring. AMaGA is proud to represent a sector that produces such innovative, creative and important work. Well done!

Awards Ceremony
The 2019 MAGNAs will be presented at the National Conference in Alice Springs/Mparntwe.

Wednesday 15 May
5:30 – 7:30pm ACST
Alice Springs Convention Centre

All applicants will be contacted with more details shortly.


2019 Shortlist

  • Winning and commended entries are selected from this list.
  • Not all levels necessarily have a winning entry.
  • Where organisations are listed more than once, they submitted multiple programs which were shortlisted.
  • Organisations are listed in no particular order within levels.

Entry Levels

Level 1: Project budget less than $20,000
Level 2: Project budget $20,000 – $150,000
Level 3: Project budget $150,000 – $500,000
Level 4: Project budget more than $500,000


Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout

Level 1
Centre of Democracy (History Trust of South Australia)

Level 2
Sunshine Coast Council
Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum
National Motor Museum

Level 3
Shire of Manjimup
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Level 4
Anzac Memorial
Convergence Design Australia
Queensland Museum
National Capital Exhibition
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory


Temporary/Travelling Exhibition

Level 1
Bay Discovery Centre
Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History
Hurstville Museum & Gallery – Georges River Council
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery
Hurstville Museum & Gallery – Georges River Council
National Trust of Australia
Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council

Level 2
Sydney Living Museums
MOD.
Multicultural Museums Victoria
John Curtin Gallery
National Wool Museum – CIty of Greater Geelong
Sydney Living Museums, partnering with City of Sydney
MoAD The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
MUMA | Monash University Museum of Art
MOD.
MUMA | Monash University Museum of Art
Australian Museum

Level 3
Museums Victoria
National Gallery of Australia

Level 4
Australian National Maritime Museum
ACMI


Interpretation, Learning and Audience Engagement

Level 1
Old Melbourne Gaol
Christine Healey
Museum of the Riverina

Level 2
National Wool Museum
Barking Spider Visual Theatre & Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
The Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House
Orange Regional Museum/Orange City Council
National Trust of Western Australia

Level 3
Australian Museum
Museum of Brisbane

Level 4
National Trust of Western Australia
Sovereign Hill Museums Association


Indigenous Project or Keeping Place

Level 2
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Museum of Contemporary Art

Level 3
National Gallery of Australia
New England Regional Art Museum


Research

Level 1
Australian National University
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
University of Sydney
John Curtin Gallery

Level 3
Joanna Mendelssohn (University of New South Wales)
Western Australian Museum

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