Award Winners

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2008 Award Winners

Anniversary & Service Awards

Service Awards

Viola Manning, Silver Service Award, Graue Mill & Museum
Virginia Reisner, Silver Service Award, Graue Mill & Museum

Anniversary Awards

Ernest Hemingway Foundation, Silver Anniversary (25)
St. Charles Heritage Center, Platinum Anniversary (75)

 

Competitive Awards

Volunteer of the Year
Wilson “Bill” Dysart, McHenry County Historical Society

Non-Competitive Awards

Audio-Visual Programs
Award of Merit
For Art’s Sake:
“2008 National Biennial Ceramics Invitational” Episode
Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign

Superior Achievement Award
Remembering Ridgeway
Richland Heritage Museum Foundation, Olney

Educational Programming
Award of Excellence

Sycamore in the 1950s Compared toTtoday
Sycamore Historical Society and Museum, Sycamore

Superior Achievement Award
Science Cafes
The Science Center of Southern Illinois, Carbondale

Civil War Hands on History
Midway Village & Museum Center, Rockford

Exhibits
Award of Merit

I Do, I Do
Winnetka Historical Society, Winnetka

Award of Excellence
Indians of Southern Illinois
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville

Getting There-Getting Water-Getting Rescued
Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora

Superior Achievement Award
Albright Art Exhibit: Warrenville-The Albrights’Kind of Town
Warrenville Historical Museum and Art Gallery, Warrenville

Examining Audubon
Northern Illinois University Art Museum, De Kalb

Periodicals
Award of Excellence

Elgin Public Museum Summer 2008 Newsletter
Elgin Public Museum, Elgin

Popular Publications
Award of Merit

Tidbits of the Past-A Fun Collection of Historic Brainteasers
Naper Settlement, Naperville

The Hemingway Despatch
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park, Oak Park

Award of Excellence
75th Anniversary Diamond Celebration Memory Book
St. Charles Heritage Center, St. Charles

Promotional Merchandise
Award of Merit

Vermillion County Historical Coverlet
Vermillion County Museum Society, Danville

Promotional and Informational Materials
Award of Merit

Raupp Museum Website Renovation
The Raupp Museum, Buffalo Grove

Award of Excellence
Partnering for the Future
Naper Settlement, Naperville

Scholarly Publication
Superior Achievement Award

Revisiting Modern Japanese Prints
Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb

Special Projects
Award of Merit

Publication of the Henry William Shyrock Autobiography
Richland Heritage Museum Foundation, Olney

Award of Excellence
2008 National Biennial Ceramics Invitational Catalogue
Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign

“Memories of the Past” Sharing Moments Through History
Naper Settlement, Naperville

Superior Achievement Award
75th Anniversary St. Charles History Crawl
St. Charles Heritage Center, St. Charles

Her Story, Meet the Remarkable Women of Early Bartlett
Bartlett History Museum, Bartlett

The awards were presented on September 26th at the Awards Luncheon in Elmhurst as part of the Illinois Association of Museums' Annual Conference.

Congratulations to all our winners!

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Last Updated: 9/30/08