Awards

Illinois Association of Museums Museum Studies Graduate Student of the year Award. (Award inception year: 2012)

Ashlee Craig, 2013
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Agnes Ma, 2012
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Earned for Museum Studies Projects

Tagged: Exploring Modern Graffiti, 2013
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Merit in the Exhibits category

Mapping: Measuring Across Place and Period, 2013
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits category

The Golden Age of Wordless Novels and Artist Illustrated Books: 1917-1951, 2012
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category
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Tattoo: An American Evolution, 2011
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits category
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Music to my Eyes, 2011
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category
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Coming of Age, 2010
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category &
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Merit for the Exhibition Catalog
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Moonlight Cocktails, 2009
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category
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Examining Audubon, 2008
Illinois Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award in the Exhibits Category.
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Earned by Museum Studies Students, Alumni, and Faculty

Trowels and Fair Trade: Revealing the Underground Railroad and Contemporary Slavery, 2013
The Anthropology Museum at NIU
Illinois Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award in the Exhibits Category
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Vice + Virtue, 2013
NIU Art Museum
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits category
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OSCAR Environmental Education Program, 2013
The Midwest Museum of Natural History, Sycamore
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Educational Programs category

The Lincoln Initiative, 2013
Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum and Grayslake Historical Society, Grayslake
Illinois Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award in the Special Projects category

Inked, Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art, 2012
Jack Olson Gallery
Illinois Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award in the Exhibits category
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Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Popular Publications category
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Scouting About, 2012
Elk Grove Historical Museum
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits category

Scouting: A Century of Values, 2010
Geneva History Center, Geneva
Illinois Association of Museums Superior Achievement Award in the Exhibits Category

From Recipe to Formula: The Tasty tale of Elk Grove's Jarosch Bakery, 2010
Elk Grove Historical Museum, Elk Grove Vilage
Illinois Association of Museums Award of Excellence in the Exhibits Category

Crafting Maya Identity, 2010
IAM Superior Achievement, Exhibit and Scholarly Publication
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Parties, Pleasures and Postcards: the Batchelorhood of Henry Schuette Jr., 2009
IAM Superior Achievement, Exhibits category
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Belief Made Tangible, 2009
IAM Award of Merit, Exhibit category
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Revisiting Modern Japanese Prints, 2008
IAM Superior Achievement Scholarly Publications category
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Her Story, Meet the Remarkable Women of Early Bartlett, 2008
IAM Superior Achievement Award Special Projects category

I Remember When: Celebrating the Last 50 Years of  Elk Grove Village, 2007
IAM Superior Achievement Award, Exhibits category