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Ballot - Outstanding Exhibitions for 2011
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The AAMC Prize Committee is pleased to announce nominations in five categories for the Outstanding Exhibition Awards for 2011.

Please take a moment to read descriptions for each nominated installation before filling out the Prize Ballot linked below.

Voting closes on Friday, April 27.

Winners will be announced at the AAMC Annual Meeting in Boston on Monday, May 14, 2012!

1. Outstanding Monographic or Retrospective Exhibition
  • Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Degas and the Nude
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Diego Rivera: Murals for The Museum of Modern Art
    The Museum of Modern Art
  • John Marin's Watercolors: A Medium for Modernism  
    The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Richard Diebenkorn: The Ocean Park Series
    Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  • Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections
    The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC


2. Outstanding Thematic Exhibition
  • Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977
    The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960 - 1980
    The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  • Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface
    Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
  • The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Click here to learn more about the 5 nominated exhibitions.


3. Outstanding Exhibition in a University Museum
  • Edward Hopper's Maine
    Bowdoin College Museum of Art
  • It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973
    Pomona College Museum of Art
     

  • The Life and Death of Buildings
    Princeton University Art Museum
  • Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
    Harvard Art Museums
  • The Weir Family, 1820-1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art
    Brigham Young University Museum of Art

Click here to learn more about the 5 nominated exhibitions.


4. Outstanding Permanent Collection New Installation (or Re-Installation)
  • A New View: European, American and Decorative Arts
    Saint Louis Museum of Art

  • African Innovations
    Brooklyn Museum
  • Artist's Eye, Artist's Hand: American Indian Art Gallery Reinstallation
    Denver Art Museum
  • Expansion and re-installation of Asian art galleries
    Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
  • Painting & Sculpture II
    The Museum of Modern Art

Click here to learn more about the 5 nominated installations.


5. Outstanding Small Exhibition (based on square footage: no more than 2,000 square feet)
  • A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery
    Frist Center for the Visual Arts

  • Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes
    National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

  • The Art of Daily Life: Portable Objects from Southeast Africa
    Cleveland Museum of Art

  • In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre-Civil War New Orleans
    Worcester Art Museum

  • Potters of Precision: The Coors Porcelain Company
    Denver Art Museum

Click here to learn more about the 5 nominated exhibitions.
 
 
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