This award, the highest honor presented, recognizes professionals who have contributed outstanding expertise and exceptional dedication to African and African American focused institutions, nationally and internationally, through a career spanning 20 years or more.
The MUSEUM LEADERSHIP Award
This award recognizes museum professionals, in the field for 10 years or more, who have displayed exceptional leadership in museum work and particularly in the advancement of African and African American focused museums nationally and internationally.
The PACE SETTER Award
This award recognizes museum professionals who, in the filed for less than 10 years have demonstrated exceptional innovation and dedication to sustaining African and African American focused museums nationally and internationally.
Award Recipients will be notified of their selection no later than June 1, 2019 and special recognition conferred during the 2020 Awards Luncheon on Friday, August 7 at the JW Marriott ~ Marquis, Miami, FL.