President's Award



TAM’s President’s Award is given annually by the TAM Executive Committee at its discretion to an individual, institution or “partner”
organization or foundation that has done significantly impactful work over the past year within the Texas museum community. 

Eligibility:
Impactful work must have been accopmlished in 2019. 
Must be a TAM member to submit. All entries must be produced or commissioned by the museum and must relate directly to its program. 
Any entry deemed not to meet these criteria will be disqualified and entry fee will be forfeited.
 
Policies:
There is a limit of 1submission of this Award type per person. Nominees may self-nominate. 

Submission Guidelines 
The nomination form must be completed online and any supporting materials must be submitted to the TAM office by March 15, 2020. 
The narrative summary of the nominee's contribution may not exceed 250 words. Letters of support are welcome but not required. 


Deadline for Entries:
March 15, 2020

Incomplete forms will disqualify an entry. Award Winners will be announced at the TAM Annual Meeting.
 

Past President’s Award Winners

President’s Award
Presented to
CASETA
Howard Taylor and Sara Beth Wilson
TAM Annual Meeting, El Paso
April 3-5, 2019
 
Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
Humanities Texas
TAM Annual Meeting, Houston
April 18-21, 2018
 
Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
The Summerlee Foundation
John W. Crain, President
(Gary N. Smith, Texas History Program Director)
TAM Annual Meeting, Abilene
April 4-7, 2017
 
Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
Petroleum Museum
Kathy Shannon, Executive Director
TAM Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi
April 6-8, 2016
 
Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Victoria Ramirez, Executive Director
TAM Annual Meeting, Fort Worth
April 8-10, 2015


Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
Robert L. Oliver, Chairman, Board of Directors
TAM-NMAM Annual Meeting, Lubbock
April 2-4, 2014
 
Texas Association of Museums
President’s Award
Presented to
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Rick Stryker, Director
TAM Annual Meeting, Beaumont
April 2-5, 2013