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Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Kathleen Heyworth, Director of Marketing and Communications; Scott Propeack, Associate Director & Chief Curator; Tullis Johnson, Curator & Manager of Archives;,Don Metz, Associate Director & Head of Public Programming, Burchfield Penney Art Center

The Burchfield Penney Art Center was honored with two awards from the American Alliance of Museums for Excellence in Publication Design in 2016.

The center's annual report, titled "Detail," received first place honors in the Annual Reports category for museums with annual budgets greater than $750,000. And the exhibition catalog and vinyl album Charles Burchfield: A Resounding Roar, produced in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, received the Innovations in Print award for museums with annual budgets greater than $750,000. The publication was written by Tullis Johnson, manager of archives and curator at the Burchfield Penney, and Don Metz, associate director and head of public programming at the center. Others recognized in this category were the Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York City, Getty Publications in Los Angeles, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Both publications were designed by White Bicycle.

The full list of 2016 awardees (PDF, 4.8 MB) is available on the AAM website.

The American Alliance of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community. Representing more than 30,000 individual museum professionals and volunteers, institutions, and corporate partners serving the museum field, the alliance stands for the broad scope of the museum community.