Best Practices in Museum Exhibition Writing (2012)

The AAM Curatorial Committee competition, Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition, is designed to showcase examples of great exhibition label writing and editing, identify innovative approaches, highlight best practices, and help us learn from one another.

View the panels used in the display for the Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing Competition at the American Association of Museum annual conference in 2012. The first page is a summary of the competition. The subsequent pages highlight the labels recognized in 2012 and include remarks from the jurors.

2012 Winners
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, The DuSable Museum of African American History, The Jewish Museum, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Laogai Research Foundation Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Art Gallery of Ontario, James A. Michener Art Museum, Lincoln Park Zoo