Museum Association of Arizona


Awards and Prizes

State Historic Preservation Office
Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award
Recognizes educational, community, non-profit, and private-sector heritage projects that demonstrate excellence in design and execution.  Nominations can address any aspect of heritage preservation achievement including: restoration, rehabilitation, stabilization, or preservation efforts by individuals, businesses, organizations, or communities that have had a positive effect on our historic or cultural resources; contribution to increasing awareness of preservation through activities or educational programs; or outstanding achievement towards preservation of historic or archaeological resources. Successful nominations will be completed projects or undertakings that have resulted in clear, demonstrable benefit to the public or subject resource.
Deadline: April 13, 2018 

Governor’s Archaeology Advisory Commission 
Awards in Public Archaeology  

Presented to individuals, organizations, and/or programs that have significantly contributed to the protection and preservation of, and education about, Arizona’s non-renewable archaeological resources.  Can include the following categories of individuals or organizations that are worthy of recognition for their public service/education endeavors: 1) professional archaeologists, 2) avocational archaeologists, 3) Site Stewards, 4) Tribes, 5) private, non-profit entities, 6) government agencies, 7) private or industrial development entities, and 8) an individual for special or lifetime achievement.
Deadline: April 13, 2018 

Southwest Folklife Alliance
Master-Apprentice Award
Supports a master artist or tradition bearer who has identified a qualified apprentice (or group of apprentices) to engage in a teaching-learning relationship that includes one-on-one mentorship and hands-on experience in a traditional artistic practice. Funds can be used to help cover artist fees, offset costs of raw materials, and support any travel essential to the exchange.
Deadline: May 11, 2018

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