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Prizes for For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights

GE-50082-08
For All The World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Maurice Berger, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=GE-50082-08

Prizes for For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights (Exhibition)

Curatorial Award of Excellence, The Outstanding Exhibition in a University Museum, 2010 [link]
Date: 5/18/2011 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Association of Art Museum Curators [link]
Abstract: Maurice Berger, the curator and project director of For All the World to See, received a curatorial award for the Outstanding Exhibition in a University Art Museum 2010 from the Association of Art Museum Curators in a ceremony at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The AAMC prizes are among the highest honor afforded museum curators in the United States and Canada and the only awards voted on by curators themselves. Each year our awards stand as the high-water mark for acknowledging the exemplary work of curators from across North America, “ says Sally Block, Executive Director of the Association of Art Museum Curators, “What is most impressive is the these are the only awards given to curators by their peers.” In addition to FATWTS, this year's winners include curators from the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Cincinnati Art Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, and the Dallas Museum of Art.

Finalist, National Book Award [link]
Date: 5/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, University of Memphis [link]
Abstract: The companion book of For All the World to See was named as a finalist for the National Book Award of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change of the University of Memphis. The award recognizes a publication that best advances an understanding of the American civil rights movement and its legacy.

Emmy Award (Nomination) [link]
Date: 2/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
Organization: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York Chapter [link]
Abstract: The PBS Sunday Arts segment about For All the World to See that aired in August 2010 was nominated for a New York Emmy Award in the category of HISTORICAL/CULTURAL: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT. Both Cara Cosentino, segment producer, and FATWTS curator Maurice Berger were nominated for their work on the piece.

Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Art & Architecture, 2010 [link]
Date: 9/20/2010 12:00:00 AM
Organization: American Library Association, CHOICE Magazine [link]
Abstract: The American Library Association named For All The World To See: Visual Culture and Struggle For Civil Rights (Yale,2010) a Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Art and Architecture, 2010


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