Sep 12, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 Nomination list!

We are delighted to announce the 2022 Nomination list for the AMaGA Victoria Museums and Galleries Awards.


The Archival Survival Award for Volunteer-run Organisations (no paid staff) 

  • Port Fairy Museum and Archives - Celebration of S.S.Casino 
  • Yarra Ranges Heritage Network - Power and the People: 150 Years of Local Government  


The Archival Survival Award for Small Organisations (less than $1 million operational budget)

  • Associated Catholic Colleges - Interactive timeline history of the Associated Catholic Colleges
  • Beechworth Burke Museum - People of Beechworth exhibition  

  • Benalla Art Gallery - Supporting local artists in Benalla and North-East Victoria 
  • EMILY's List Australia and Her Place Women's Museum Australia - HERSTORY: Celebrating 25 Years of EMILY's List Australia 
  • Eureka Centre Ballarat - Building an Audience, Building an Archive: Public Programs and Digital Engagement at the Eureka Centre Ballarat
  • Friends of Westgarthtown Ziebell's Farmhouse Museum and Heritage Garden - Turning Back to Edgars Creek 
  • Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History (Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists) - Djeembana Whakaora: First Nations medicine, health and healing exhibition 
  • Golden Dragon Museum - Loong Conservation Project 
  • CO.AS.IT Italian Historical Society - Italian Carlton project
  • Justin Art House Museum – JAHM - ART & GENDER, an exhibition of works from the Justin Collection and supporting public program
  • Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak -  Mandeville Hall interpretation display project
  • Old Treasury Building - Yarra: Stories of Melbourne's River
  • RMIT Culture - Unpacked, First Nations artists film project
  • Yarra Ranges Regional Museum - Sassafras Art Walk 


The AMaGA Victoria Award for Medium Organisations ($1-10 million operational budget) 

  • Bendigo Art Gallery - Elvis: Direct from Graceland 
  • Jewish Museum of Australia - MIRKA 
  • The Shrine of Remembrance - Dean Bowen's Imagining Centaur special exhibition
  • The Shrine of Remembrance - Lust, Love, Loss: Australian stories of wartime relationships' special exhibition 


The AMaGA Victoria Award for Large Organisations (over $10 million operational budget) 

  • Museums Victoria - Museums Victoria’s State collections: 'A framework for working with hazardous substances'
  • Museums Victoria – Scienceworks - Illuminate: How Science Comes To Light 
  • Museums Victoria - Triceratops: Fate of the Dinosaurs 
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Sonica Botanica: Stories and Sounds from the Gardens  
  • State Library Victoria - Handmade Universe: From craft to code and the spaces between, Victoria Gallery exhibition 


The individual awards will be announced on the night. You can register here to attend our event on Tuesday 4 October 2022, at the State Library Victoria.