Published on : Sunday, May 22, 2016
The National Museum of Australia has been conferred with the title of the Best Major Temporary Exhibition for their ‘Encounters: Revealing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Objects from the British Museum’ exhibition at the Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNAs) this week.
The National Museum of Australia was also awarded Best Major Interpretation, Learning or Public Engagement Project for ‘Kspace’ and were co-winners for the Best Museum Project Overall for ‘Encounters’.
Adding to their success, the National Museum of Australia was also recently awarded the ICOM Australia Award for their multi-faceted International Program (inclusive of Encounters and Enduring Civilisations exhibitions).
The MAGNAs, awarded at the Museums Australasia conference annually, recognise excellent work nationally in the categories of exhibition, public programs and sustainability projects.