Nominees 2020

Innovation & Resilience – Galleries
Volunteer or up to 2 paid staff
Bega Valley Regional Gallery BVRG at HOME
Pari 10 Degrees Hotter
Pari Global Warming
Pari Mixed Business
The Lock-Up Dancing with the Dead at The Lock-Up


Innovation & Resilience – Galleries
3-10 paid staff
Australian Design Centre Object150: Commission a local maker
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Ar+Collect
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery Void Education Symposium
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Virtual InSight
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery The Overwintering Project
Goulburn Regional Art Gallery Of hope and longing – Sidney McMahon
Griffith Regional Art Gallery Each for Equal
Hurstville Museum & Gallery Artbomb: connect + create
Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre Blacktown Arts Open Studio
Mosman Art Gallery Hunters & Collectors – Supporting the Mosman Art Collection
Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie (yapang) MAC Building redevelopment, rebrand and yapang program
Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie (yapang) Yapang program: Consultation, Governance and Programming Framework
New England Regional Art Museum Ezidi Women’s Empowerment Program
New England Regional Art Museum Winter Blooming Festival 
Newcastle Art Gallery HOMEWARD BOUND: the art and life of Tom Gleghorn
Newcastle Art Gallery On Stillness
Orange Regional Gallery Regenerate
Parramatta Artists’ Studios Movers and Makers Online 2020
S.H. Ervin Gallery River on The Brink: inside the Murray-Darling Basin
Tamworth Regional Gallery Rowen Matthews : Land is Emotional – Online Exhibition and Virtual Plein Air
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre Gallery At Home – – COVID-19 online engagement program
UNSW Galleries Friendship as a Way of Life


Innovation & Resilience – Galleries
11+ paid staff
Art Gallery of New South Wales Faboriginal: Australia’s deadliest art game show
Art Gallery of New South Wales Together In Art
Biennale of Sydney 22nd Biennale of Sydney (NIRIN)
Campbelltown Arts Centre Marama Dina
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre CPAC Digital Program
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Better together with Pip and Merindah!


Innovation & Resilience – Museums
Volunteer or up to 2 paid staff
Armidale Folk Museum Stories Connect
Australian Country Music Foundation A Partnership between Tamworth Regional Council and the Australian Country Music Foundation
Glen Innes & District Historical Society Inc. Jeannie Ross Fraser Memorial Medical Wing
Griffith Pioneer Park Museum From the Collection
Iluka History Group Inc. Fishing and Fond Memories
Leeton Museum and Gallery Water by Design – the Leeton Water Story
Mount Victoria Museum Birdland
Nambucca Headland Museum Pioneers in Print
New Italy Museum Museum Upgrade 2020
NSW Lancers Memorial Museum Incorporated Using social media to engage with the public during COVID shutdown
Port of Yamba Historical Society Yaegl Cultural Garden
Port of Yamba Historical Society Enhancement of Yamba Museum Precinct ‘Port of Yamba Historical Society’
Prince Henry Hospital Trained Nurses Association Bravery, Bandages and Bedpans
The City of Greater Lithgow Mining Museum Focus on brighter futures
Tumbarumba Historical Society A 21km Linear Museum


Innovation & Resilience – Museums
3-10 paid staff
Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney Australians in the Korean War 1950 – 53
Bathurst Rail Museum New Museum
Fairfield City Museum & Gallery Treasures from Home
Norfolk Island Museum Commissariat Store


Innovation & Resilience – Museums
11+ paid staff
Australian Museum Capturing Climate Change
Australian National Maritime Museum Elysium Arctic
Chau Chak Wing Museum Object Matters podcast
State Library of NSW Living Language: Country, Culture, Community exhibition
State Library of NSW The Diary Files
Sydney Jewish Museum Online Learning Project
Sydney Living Museums Convict Love Tokens Live Virtual Event
Sydney Living Museums ON THE MOVE
Sydney Living Museums Songs of Home


Imagination Award
Australian Design Centre Contemporary Jewellery Activation
Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum Virtually Dinosaurs
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery BRAG Art Heist
Blue Mountains City Art Gallery Collection in your pocket
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery Culture Hub
DouglasVale Historic Homestead and Vineyard Play Performance in Conjunctionwith Port Macquarie Bi Centennial
Fairfield City Museum & Gallery Living the Past Digital Project
Griffith Pioneer Park Museum Vintage Voices – Tune in to Griffith’s History
Maclean District Historical Society Inc. Catching the Eye of the Passing Parade
Mary Boulton Pioneer Cottage and Museum Community Produce Swap Meets
Museum of Fire Aviation Exhibition
NSW Lancers Memorial Museum Incorporated Audio Guide Project
The Oaks HistoricalSociety Inc Hope Out Of The Ashes
Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre Margaret Olley Children’s Book
UNSW Galleries The Colour Chart