2015 OMA Award Winners Announced


Posted by OMA on 08/13/2015

OMA congratulates the 2015 Award Winners.

Purchase OMA Annual Awards Luncheon Tickets Here - deadline to purchase is September 3

The OMA awards luncheon will be held Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Woodward Conference Center in Woodward, Oklahoma. 

Museums large and small strive to engage their communities and meet their missions through programs, publications and exhibits. The OMA Awards Program honors the excellence and quality of projects accomplished by institutional members. Also, the program recognizes individuals and groups whose contributions have impacted Oklahoma museums and the museum profession. OMA congratulates and takes great pride in honoring the quality projects and dedicated individuals that make Oklahoma museums shine. 

2015 Oklahoma Museums Association Award Winners

Certificate of Recognition
Helon LaGree, Museum of the Western Prairie (posthumously)
Martha Anderson, Oklahoma History Center
Lorraine McDonagh, Pioneer Woman Museum 

Conservation or Preservation
Budget Category $15,001 and over (tie)
Western Center for the Conservation of Fine Arts (WCCFA), Conservation of Olinka Hrdy Murals at OCU School of Law
Sheila Kanotz, Philbrook Museum of Art, Philbrook Museum of Art Tree Management Plan

Exhibits
Exhibits Budget Category $0 to $5,000
Museum of the Western Prairie, Buffalo Hide Painting of the History of Devil's Canyon 

Exhibits Budget Category $5,001 - $15,000
Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, The Pahiitu Exhibit

Exhibits Budget Category $15,001 and over
Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa - Hardesty Arts Center, INTERTWINED, Stories of Splintered Pasts: Shan Goshorn & Sarah Sense

Outreach or Education
Outreach or Education Budget Category $0 to $5,000
Broken Arrow Historical Society Museum, Broken Arrow Historic Townie Ride

 Outreach or Education Budget Category $5,001 - $15,000
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Ascription

 Outreach or Education Budget Category $15,001 and over
Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa - Hardesty Arts Center, INTERTWINED, Stories of Splintered Pasts | Educational Programs 

Promotional Piece
Promotional Piece Budget Category $0 to $5,000
Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Artist Profile Brochure - The Pahiitu Exhibit 

Promotional Piece Budget Category $5,001 - $15,000
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Faberge: Jeweler to the Tsars Invitations 

Promotional Piece Budget Category $15,001 and over
Tulsa Historical Society & Museum, "Voices of History" Branding Film

Publication
Publication Budget Category $0 to $5,000
Henryetta Historical Society, Newsletter

 Publication Budget Category $5,001 to $15,000
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City Zoo 1960-2013 

Publication Budget Category $15,001 and over
Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa - Hardesty Arts Center, INTERTWINED, Stories of Splintered Pasts | Exhibition Catalogue 

Technology Media
Technology Media Budget Category $0 to $5,000
Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Behind the Scenes at the Comanche National Museum

 Technology Media Budget Category $5,001 - $15,000
Museum of the Western Prairie, Heritage Founders 

Technology Media Budget Category $15,001 and over
Tulsa Historical Society & Museum, 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Application & Virtual Exhibit