2008 AAM MUSE Awards - Applications due Jan. 11th

The American Association of Museums (AAM) Media and Technology Committee is accepting online applications for the 2008 AAM MUSE Awards until Friday, January 11, 2008. The cost is $25 per entry. The 2007 Muse Awards competition received nearly 200 applications from a wide variety of museums in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Entries included audio, cell phone and interactive handheld tours, interactive kiosks and multimedia installations, podcasts, blogs, games, websites, online collection and image databases, videos and e-mail marketing campaigns. This year AAM is expecting another exciting round of projects that reflect innovation in the museum media community.

Entry categories include:

  • Audio and Visual Tours
  • Extended Experience
  • Games
  • Interactive Kiosks
  • Interpretive Interactive Installations
  • Multimedia Installations
  • Online Presence
  • PR and Development
  • Teaching and Outreach
  • Video

MUSE award winners demonstrate outstanding achievement in the following areas:

  1. Success in meeting the stated educational goals
  2. Visual design
  3. Production quality
  4. Functionality
  5. Appropriate use of technology
  6. Overall appeal

Click here for more information and to apply online.