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Call for Nominations

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Midwest Art History Society
Award for Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalogue
15 December 2012

The Midwest Art History Society is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalogue. This call for submissions is being sent to Midwestern museums and university galleries who are MAHS members. If your institution does not currently have institutional MAHS membership, or if it has lapsed, institutional memberships may be initiated or renewed at We hope you will participate!

Criteria for the selection of the Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalogue will be based on the conception of the exhibition, contributions to contemporary scholarship, and excellence in design. You are encouraged to submit catalogues now for the award. This award is in recognition of a distinguished catalogue produced within the calendar year of 2012.

Submissions for Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalogue must include three copies of the nominated publication. Each copy is to be sent directly to the jurors no later than February 15, 2013. Names and addresses are below:

Catherine Goebel, Ph.D.
Department of Art History
Augustana College
639-38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: 309-794-7489

Joseph Becherer, Ph.D.
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
1000 East Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Phone: 616-977-7685

Leesa Fanning, Ph.D.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-751-0414

All members of the jury are MAHS members and art history and/or museum professionals active in museum publications. Two jurors are also members of the Midwest Art History Society Board of Directors. The winner will be announced at the Annual Midwest Art History Society meeting this March.

If you have questions about submissions, please contact Catherine Goebel immediately at the above address.

Thank you for your catalogue submissions!

Midwest Art History Society Board of Directors

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