2018 TAM Awards
TAM's Awards of Excellence recognize the special projects and accomplishments achieved at your museum during 2017. All Tennessee museums, regardless of staff size or budget, are encouraged to participate in the TAM Awards. From exhibits to educational programs, volunteers to special events, submit your nominations to highlight the best of the best. And don't forget, the Emerging Professional Award recognizes exceptional promise and potential for emerging professionals in the museum field.
Contact your Awards Committee Representative, Awards Chair Tori Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org, or State Coordinator Debbie Shaw at email@example.com or 615-495-3354 with any questions you may have. Go to the Committee members page to see who your representative is.
Nominations are live on the website HERE on November 27th, 2017. Once you have submitted a nomination, you will receive an email reply saying your nomination was successfully submitted. You will also have a way to print off your filled-out nomination form.
***IMPORTANT*** If you do not receive the email saying your nomination was successfully submitted, resubmit it, or contact Tori Mason, Awards Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember, the deadline isn’t until January 19, but who needs added stress over the holidays? Submit your nominations now and beat the rush!
How to Write a Winning Award Nomination
Each year, TAM members submit many remarkable award-winning nominations, highlighting the hard work Tennessee museums and their staff do every year. The nominations annually awe and amaze the awards committee with their reach, creativity, impact and effort. Committee members are dedicated to ensure fair and unbiased judging of all Award of Excellence nominees that get submitted each year. In order to do so, certain criteria are required of nominees to help with that process. Here are some hints to help you with that procedure:
The biggest thing to know is, if you have ANY questions at all about any aspect of the awards, please don’t hesitate to contact a committee member. We are here to answer questions and help you draft your nominations so you will be able to receive the recognition you so deserve.