NAAMY Awards 2019

Congratulations to the museums that won NAAMY Awards at the 2019 Annual Conference for their 2018 programs, events and activities. This is a prestigious honor and their award represents a commitment to excellence and sets a standard within our field. Great job!!

The annual NAAMY awards competition honors the work of nonprofit automotive transportation museums. The awards recognize industry leaders for achievement, professionalism and creativity. They are designed to further promote professionalism in automotive museum managerial, curatorial, educational and promotional work.

DIVISION I (institutions with an annual budget less than $300,000)

 

Books & Exhibit Catalogs

Nominee: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, The ICON: 50 Years of the      2002

Winner: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, The ICON: 50 Years of the 2002

 

Collateral Materials

Nominees:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, ICON Exhibit Branding
  • Kansas City Auto Museum, Dancing with the Cars Marketing Campaign
  • The Swigart Museum, Adopt-A-Car Brochure

Winner: Kansas City Auto Museum, Dancing with the Cars Marketing Campaign

 

Events & Public Promotions

Nominees:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, ICON Open House
  • Seal Cove Auto Museum, Brass Club Speakeasy
  • Seal Cove Auto Museum, Senior Mixer

Winner: Seal Cove Auto Museum, Brass Club Speakeasy

 

Films & Videos

Nominees:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Charity Rides
  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Hobbs & Redman Introduction

Winner: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Hobbs & Redman Introduction

 

Interpretive Exhibits

Nominees:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, The ICON: 50 Years of the 2002
  • Seal Cove Auto Museum, Selling Lifestyle & Leisure: Art, Advertising, & the Automobile

Winner: Seal Cove Auto Museum, Selling Lifestyle & Leisure: Art, Advertising, & the Automobile

 

Newsletters & Magazines

Nominees:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Street Survival Weekly Newsletter
  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, BMW CCA Foundation Newsletter

Winner: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, BMW CCA Foundation Newsletter

 

Online Communications

Nominee:

  • BMW Car Club of America Foundation, ICON Social Media Campaign

Winner: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, ICON Social Media Campaign

 

 

DIVISION II (institutions with an annual budget greater than $300,000)

 

Books & Exhibit Catalogs

Nominee:

  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, The Amazing Unsers: From Albuquerque to Indianapolis

Winner: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, The Amazing Unsers: From Albuquerque to Indianapolis

 

Collateral Materials

Nominees:

  • National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, Collateral Materials
  • San Diego Automotive Museum, Steampunk Retro: Steampunk with a Retro Twist- Trifold
  • Studebaker National Museum, 2019 Calendar

Winner: National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, Collateral Materials

 

Educational Programs

Nominees:

  • Lane Auto Museum, Lil Learning Lane
  • National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, The 1890s: Peril & Power Annual History Symposium
  • National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, Auto Museum Adventure – The Science and Technology of the Automobile

Winner: National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, Auto Museum Adventure – The Science and Technology of the Automobile

 

Events & Public Promotions

Nominees:

  • Owls Head Transportation Museum, The Great Race
  • Stahls Automotive Collection, Kids Kicking Cancer Visit
  • Studebaker National Museum, Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm

Winner: Studebaker National Museum, Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm

 

Films & Videos

Nominees:

  • National Corvette Museum, Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Video
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum, Summer Spotlight Series

Winner: Owls Head Transportation Museum, Summer Spotlight Series

 

Interpretive Exhibits

Nominees:

  • Lane Auto Museum, The Josef Ganz Story: How a Jewish Engineer Helped Create Hitler’s Volkswagen
  • San Diego Automotive Museum, Glorious Rat Rods: Diamonds in the Rust
  • San Diego Automotive Museum, Steampunk Retro: Steampunk with a Retro Twist

Winner: San Diego Automotive Museum, Steampunk Retro: Steampunk with a Retro Twist

 

Newsletters & Magazines

Nominees:

  • AACA Museum, “Reflections”
  • National Corvette Museum, “America's Sports Car Magazine”
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum, “Strut & Axle Magazine”

Winner: Owls Head Transportation Museum, “Strut & Axle Magazine”

 

Online Communications

Nominees:

  • National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, New Website
  • National Corvette Museum, Moore Mondays

Winner: National Automobile Museum The Harrah Collection, New Website

 

*Note: Entry into a category with three or fewer entries does not guarantee a nomination or award.

 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN EXHIBITS AWARD

Selected by Wayne Carini

 

AACA Museum, Mustang: Six Generations of America’s Favorite Pony Car

 

 

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