The SEMC Curators’ Committee is committed to promoting excellence and professionalism in museums within the region. The Exhibition Competition focuses attention on exhibitions of merit that are well designed, have educational value and treat objects with care and respect. The competition showcases the best in our profession and provides benchmarks for regional exhibition efforts in southeastern museums. Winning exhibitions are announced at the SEMC 2017 Annual Awards Luncheon on September 12, 2017 in New Orleans, LA and featured in the SEMC newsletter.
The competition has five categories: Exhibits with budgets up to $10,000, under $25,000, over $25,000, over $100,000; and exhibits with a budget of $1,000,000 or more. An entry fee of $15 to cover administrative costs must be paid for each entry. All inquires may be
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The SEMC Technology Competition began to recognize and reward excellence in the use of technology by southeastern museums. The competition encourages innovation, effective design, accessibility, creativity and pride of work, and recognition of institutional identity. Winning entries will be displayed at SEMC’s 2017 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA (September 11 - 13, 2017) and featured in the SEMC newsletter. Deadline for submissions is June 16, 2017. An entry fee of $15 to cover administrative costs must be paid for each entry.