The Board of IMTAL recognizes the importance of decision makers to the future of museum theatre. The IMTY Award was established to recognize CEOs or Senior Staff members who have demonstrated strong support for museum theatre.
Nominations are accepted each year from December 15 - January 15 from any current IMTAL member (institutional, individual, or student). One recipient is selected, and the award is presented during the IMTAL Luncheon at the AAM annual meeting. IMTAL requests that the winner attend the Luncheon as IMTAL’s guest to receive their award and briefly address the attendees.
To nominate a senior staff member from your institution, please email the IMTAL President with the following information:
The IMTY Award recipient will be notified approximately one month before the AAM Meeting. IMTAL may also request a brief phone interview with the winner and a digital photograph to use with the announcement of the award both online and in INSIGHTS magazine.
Please feel free to contact the IMTAL President with any questions.
Previous IMTY Award Recipients
|2018||Heather Nielsen||Denver Art Museum|
|2017||Philip Yuris||Gillette Castle State Park|
|2016||David Rosenberg||Monterey Bay Aquarium|
|2015||Melanie Adams||Missouri History Museum|
|2014||Betty Brewer and Rebecca Gilliam||Minnetrista|
|2013||Judith Gradwohl||National Museum of American History|
|2012||Deborah Gaston||National Museum of Women in the Arts|
|2011||Kerry Sautner||National Constitution Center|
|2010||Joe Imholte||Science Museum of Minnesota|
|2009||Wilton Corkern||Accokeek Foundation|
Interview with Jeff, click HERE.
|The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
2009 IMTY recipient Wilton Corkern, then President and CEO of the Accokeek Foundation,
accepting his award with Lisa Hayes, then Director of Education and Public Programs