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Welcome to the Tennessee Association of Museums

2016 TAM Awards WINNERS

Exhibitions - Temporary

Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary 

    • Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Negro League Baseball in TN 1920—1960
    • EXCELLENCE

MTSU Public History Program 

    • Legacy of Learning: A History of Central Magnet School’s Campus
    • COMMENDATION

Museum of Biblical History 

    • Discovering Ancient Egypt
    • EXCELLENCE

Doak House Museum 

    • Sittin’ Pretty
    • EXCELLENCE

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • Baseball! Celebrating a Community Pastime
    • EXCELLENCE

The Parthenon Museum 

    • Memory Fragments: the Art of Pre-Columbian West Mexico
    • COMMENDATION

Cheekwood 

    • Charles Brindley: Trees of Myth and Legend
    • EXCELLENCE

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture 

    • Exhibition: Drawn from the McClung Museum
    • EXCELLENCE

Birthplace of Country Music 

    • BCMM—Tennessee Ernie Ford Special Exhibit
    • EXCELLENCE

Discovery Park of America 

    • In the Footsteps of Sergeant York
    • COMMENDATION


Exhibitions - Permanent

Etowah Historical Commission/Etowah Depot Museum 

    • Mileposts Through Time: A History of the Old Line Railroad
    • EXCELLENCE

Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum 

    • A Past Uncovered: The Story of the Enslaved People of Travellers Rest
    • EXCELLENCE

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum 

    • Schools of McMinn County
    • COMMENDATION

TN State Museum 

    • Native American Sulphur Dell Site Interpretation
    • EXCELLENCE

Metal Museum 

    • Visible Storage
    • EXCELLENCE

Andrew Jackson Foundation/The Hermitage (5)

    • Andrew Jackson: Born for a Storm
    • COMMENDATION


Exhibitions - Blockbuster

TN State Museum 

    • Ancestors: Ancient Native American Sculptures of TN
    • COMMENDATION

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum 

    • Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City
    • EXCELLENCE

Cheekwood 

    • Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape at Cheekwood
    • COMMENDATION


Exhibitions - Traveling

Fort Loudoun State Historic Area 

    • Traveling in Tents & Soldiers on Campaign
    • COMMENDATION

East TN Historical Society 

    • Made in TN: Manufacturing Milestones
    • EXCELLENCE

Cheekwood 

    • Human Landscape
    • COMMENDATION


Audio-Visual - Exhibit Component

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 

    • BCMM—WBCM Radio Bristol
    • EXCELLENCE


Audio-Visual - Films

Cheekwood 

    • Soo Sunny Park: Silver Linings Installation Video
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - Book/Catalog

Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

    • Nashville Cats
    • EXCELLENCE

Metal Museum 

    • J. Fred Woell: Art Is An Accident
    • EXCELLENCE

Cheekwood 

    • Exhibition for Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - Special/Novelty

Customs House Museum & Cultural Center 

    • Customs House Museum Parking Lot Banners
    • COMMENDATION

Metal Museum 

    • Repair Days 2015 Apron
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - Newsletter

Cheekwood 

    • Inspire Newsletter, Fall 2015
    • COMMENDATION

Metal Museum 

    • Summer + Fall Calendar 2015
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - Flat Paper

TN Walking Horse National Museum 

    • Facts & Fun at the TN Walking Horse Nat’l Museum
    • COMMENDATION

West TN Regional Art Center 

    • Printed Materials for Artful Evening III
    • EXCELLENCE

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • Morton Museum’s Fall 2015 Educator Guide
    • EXCELLENCE

Discovery Park of America 

    • The Great American Air Show Promotional Poster
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - PR Kit

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • Collierville Dairy Day 2015
    • EXCELLENCE


Publications - Gallery Guide

Cheekwood 

    • Human Landscape
    • COMMENDATION

Metal Museum 

    • Master Metalsmith Linda Threadgill: Cultivating Ornament
    • COMMENDATION

TN State Museum 

    • TN State Capitol Guide
    • EXCELLENCE


Educational Programming

Discover Madison, Inc.—Amqui Station & Visitor’s Center 

    • WWII Remembrance Day & Encampment
    • EXCELLENCE

Historic Sam Davis Home & Plantation 

    • Science of History
    • EXCELLENCE

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • Lunch ‘N Learn at the Morton Museum
    • EXCELLENCE

Great Smoky Mtns Heritage Center 

    • Summer Family Fund at the Heritage Center
    • COMMENDATION

The Parthenon 

    • En Plein Aire for Students
    • COMMENDATION

TN State Museum 

    • Exploring Tennessee: Bus Tour Series
    • COMMENDATION

Metal Museum 

    • Soulsville Metals Collaborative
    • EXCELLENCE

Cheekwood 

    • Spanish Nights
    • EXCELLENCE


Special Event

Granville Museum 

    • Journey to the Promised Land Outdoor Dinner Musical Play
    • EXCELLENCE

Etowah Depot Museum 

    • The Anniversary Special
    • COMMENDATION

John Early Museum Magnet Middle School

    • Grand Opening of Museum at John Early Museum Magnet Middle School
    • EXCELLENCE

ETHS 

    • Civil War Exposition and Peace Jubilee
    • EXCELLENCE

Metal Museum 

    • Foundry Invitational & River Exhibition
    • EXCELLENCE

TN State Museum 

    • Salute to Liberty Benefit Concert
    • COMMENDATION

Discovery Park of America 

    • The Great American Air Show
    • EXCELLENCE


Special Recognition

Granville Museum 

    • Granville Museum Exhibition Center
    • EXCELLENCE

Historic Sam Davis Home & Plantation 

    • The Christy Houston Foundation
    • EXCELLENCE

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • Research Project: Continuing the Conversation, Uncovering Black History in Collierville
    • EXCELLENCE

ETSU Natural History Museum 

    • Raising Mastodonts
    • EXCELLENCE

TN State Museum 

    • Newsies: A TN Special Edition
    • COMMENDATION

Metal Museum 

    • Digitization of the Society of North American Goldsmiths Archive
    • EXCELLENCE


Web Page

West TN Regional Art Center 

    • Web Page Redesign
    • EXCELLENCE


Volunteers

West TN Regional Art Center 

    • Jessica & Lee Williams
    • EXCELLENCE

Monterey Depot Museum 

    • Dale Welch: “Welch” of Information
    • EXCELLENCE

Great Smoky Mtns Heritage Center 

    • Jim Burbank
    • EXCELLENCE

Fort Loudoun State Historic Area 

    • Floyd A. DeBoef
    • EXCELLENCE

Morton Museum of Collierville History 

    • St. George’s Independent School Student Volunteers
    • EXCELLENCE

TN State Museum 

    • Dani Frank
    • EXCELLENCE

 


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