Nomination Form

The Victorian Museums and Galleries Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across the sector. They seek to reward presenting and collecting organisations and the individuals who support and strengthen Victoria’s creative and cultural industries through outstanding work and a commitment to best practice.

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises individuals who have made a significant and lasting impact on the museum and gallery sector over the course of their career. This award celebrates exceptional individual accomplishments and contributions demonstrated through diverse pathways, such as leadership, management, advocacy, infrastructure, exhibitions and programs, collection care and development, and education. Recipients of this award serve as role models for the museum and gallery community and exemplify the best of the sector.

Individuals who have served the Victorian museum and gallery sector and made a lasting impact are eligible to be nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award. Relevant sector organisations include all public museums and galleries, archives, zoos, botanical gardens, historical societies, libraries, Keeping Places, science centres, and any other organisations that acquire, conserve and exhibit arts and cultural material. Nominations must address all assessment criteria.