Sep 20, 2021
Congratulations to the 2021 Shortlist!
We are delighted to announce the 2021 Shortlist for the AMaGA Victoria Museums and Galleries Awards.
The Archival Survival Award for volunteer-run museums/galleries (up to 1 EFT paid staff member)
- The Aust Queer Archives, ‘A History of LGBTIQ+ Victoria in 100 Places & Objects' project and website
- Her Place Women’s Museum Australia, Unmasked
- RMIT University Art Collection, Store Rationalisation Project
- Phillip Island Historical Society, 'At Home and at War – Phillip Island' A multimedia project to commemorate the 75th anniversary since the end of World War Two
The Archival Survival Award for small museums/galleries (2 – 7 paid staff)
- Warrnambool Art Gallery, The WAG Maar Nation Gallery and Aboriginal-led Legacy Initiative
- PMI Victorian History Library (Prahran Mechanics’ Institute & Circulating Library), PMI: The Library of Last Resort
- The Beechworth Burke Museum, The Burke Museum Online Cataloguing Program (BMOCP)
- The Johnston Collection, JUBILATION: Diamonds & Pearls, Summer at The Johnston Collection, 1 December 2020 - 23 February 2021
The AMaGA Victoria Award for medium museums/galleries awards (8 – 50 paid staff)
- RMIT University (RMIT Gallery), Future U
- Geelong Gallery, Rone in Geelong exhibition design
- Grimwade Conservation Services, the University of Melbourne, Sustainable Conservation Practice
- Grimwade Conservation Services, the University of Melbourne, Costume LAB - Conservation in Action HC
- Jewish Holocaust Centre, International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021 and the commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz
- Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, MPRG online 2020-21
- Monash Gallery of Art, STAGES: photography through the pandemic
- Museum of Chinese Australian History, Chinese Anzac and Chinese-Australian WWII Soldiers Research, Publication, and Exhibition
- TarraWarra Museum of Art, Looking Glass: Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce
- National Wool Museum, On the Land: Our story Retold
The AMaGA Victoria Award for large museums/galleries (51+ paid staff)
- ACMI, The Story of the Moving Image, ACMI's new free, centrepiece exhibition
- Museums Victoria, Treasures of the Natural World international touring exhibition from Natural History Museum (London), hosted by Museums Victoria.
- Museums Victoria, One Year On: Stories of COVID-19 in Melbourne's Suburbs
- State Library Victoria, The Rural and Regional Photography Commission
The individual awards will be announced on the night. You can register here to attend our free online event on Tuesday 5 October 2021.
2021 Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards Sponsors and Supporters