Award-winning achievement for Canterbury Museum
Award-winning achievement for Canterbury
Canterbury Museum has won the 2014 Museums
Aotearoa Best Exhibition over $20,000 Award for its RISE
Street Art exhibition.
This was announced at a
special awards ceremony held in Napier last night as part of
the 2014 Museums Aotearoa Conference.
Anthony Wright says the Award recognises the quality of the
exhibitions the Museum produces on a regular
“This really is fantastic news and is a testament
to the dedication and commitment shown by artists and staff
to ensure the biggest and most-visited exhibition in the
Museum’s 144 year history” he says.
closed at the Museum at the end of March with a record
248,513 visitors through the exhibition over its three month
Canterbury Museum was also a finalist in the 2014
Museums Aotearoa Awards for its Quake City earthquake
attraction, and its Red Zone Tours public
programme in association with Red
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