The Association of African American Museums invites you to join us in honoring outstanding work in the museum field by nominating your fellow colleagues to receive award recognition for empowering, inspiring, leading and creating lasting impact in meaningful ways. Each year AAAM members are asked to nominate museum practitioners whose contributions to the field they deem worthy of award recognition. The 2018 awards ceremony will take place in August 2018 in Hampton, Virginia. The three (3) award categories are detailed below:
The DR. JOHN E. FLEMING Award
This award, the highest honor presented, recognizes museum professionals who have contributed outstanding expertise and exceptional dedication to African and African American focus museums nationally and internationally through a career spanning twenty years or more.
The MUSEUM LEADERSHIP Award
This award recognizes museum professionals, in the field for ten years or more, who have displayed exceptional leadership in museum work and particularly in the advancement of African and African American focus museums nationally and internationally.
The PACE SETTER Award
This award recognizes museum professionals who, in the filed for less than ten years have demonstrated exceptional innovation and dedication to sustaining African and African American focus museums nationally and internationally.
Nomination Deadline EXTENDED: MAY 1, 2018