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Call for nominations for Auckland Museum Medals 2019
Auckland Museum values scholarship, academic achievement, research and service to the community. These aspects of the Museum's work play a crucial role in enriching understanding and providing alternative ways of looking at collections, generating new knowledge and enhancing the experience for our increasingly diverse audiences.
That is why, each year the Trust Board recognises individuals who have given exceptional service to the Museum or added value to its interests. This includes outstanding contributions to the wider museum sector and the generation of new knowledge drawing on the Museum’s collections and research resources.
The Museum’s Trust Board is inviting nominations for the Museum Medals from now until Monday 2 September 2019.
The awards and their criteria are as follows:
* The recipient must not be a permanent employee of the Museum, or a member of the Trust Board or its committees, at the date of nomination.
Auckland Museum Medals for 2018 went to:
Dr Mike Wilcox - Associate Emeritus of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Gil Hanly - Companion of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Siobhan Leachman - Companion of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Dr Glyn Harper -Fellow of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Matekino Lawless - Fellow of Auckland War Memorial Museum
Nominations with statements of support (max. 250 words) should be sent by Monday 2 September, 5pm to: Auckland Museum Trust Board Secretary, TrustBoardSecretary@aucklandmuseum.com
The 2019 Museum Medals will be awarded at a special ceremony in February 2020.