Each year the CMA supports awards in partnership with other organizations.
Nomination deadline: Varies, so please check each award.
Each partner award has specific criteria. To learn more, please visit the awards pages below.
The Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive! is a partnership between the Canadian Museums Association and Canada's History Society.
ICOM Canada's International Achievement Award honours a Canadian museum professional who has demonstrated and promoted excellence in Canadian museology on an international scale.
The RBC Foundation Museum Mentorship program aims to provide quality, mentored learning experiences for emerging museum professionals.
The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country and celebrates a wide range of voluntary contributions.
The Museum Volunteer Award recognizes individuals or groups who generously volunteer their time and commitment to a museum or related heritage institution and who have made a sustaining impact. This award is a collaboration between the CMA and the Canadian Federation of Friends of Museums (CFFM).
Visit this page to get answers to frequently asked questions about awards.