A Queer History of Fashion was the winner of three significant awards!!
The exhibition won the 2013 Award of Merit from the Museum Association of New York (MANY) for engaging communities.
The Awards of Merit program acknowledges outstanding programs and individuals who have made the state’s museum community richer and more relevant. They reward the innovative efforts of staff and volunteers and they provide encouragement for the development of new and remarkable projects.
The website and social media presence won a silver MUSE award (2014) from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) in recognition of the highest standards of excellence in the use of media & technology for Digital Communities! The Media & Technology Professional Network of AAM announce award winners during a special ceremony at AAM’s Annual Meeting. The 2014 meeting, held in Seattle, WA, was based on the theme “The Innovation Edge” and also marked the 25th anniversary of the MUSE awards. Presented to institutions or independent producers who use digital media to enhance the GLAM experience and engage audiences, the MUSE awards celebrate scholarship, community, innovation, creativity, education, and inclusiveness.
And the publication won the 2014 Millia Davenport Award from the Costume Society of America. The award is given to a publication that makes a significant contribution to the study of costume and reflects original thought and exceptional creativity.