Museum Shops Association of Australia & New Zealand

The only professional organisation dedicated to cultural retail management in Australasia


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2018 MSAANZ Retail Recognition Awards Finalists Announced

Congratulations to all the finalists in the 2018 MSAANZ Retail Recognition Awards!

There were a record number of entries, and our hard-working judges had a tough job to select those most deserving of recognition. The winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner, Thursday the 2nd of August 20 May, the second evening of the MSAANZ18 conference in Melbourne, Australia.

The finalists are:

Best New Product or Range – Turnover under 1 million

The Dowse Art Museum: The Pattern Project

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) : Wonderland

Wellington Zoo: Conservation Colouring & Activity Book

Best New Product or Range – Turnover over 1 million

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A Photographic Journey

National Museum of Australia: Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters

Auckland Art Gallery: The Corsini Collection

All finalists are automatically entered in to the People’s Choice Award, which will be judges by our members online and at conference.

Congratulations again to all finalists, and to those of you who entered.


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Finalists Announced: 2018 Service IQ New Zealand Museum Awards

Congratulations to all the finalists in the 2018 Service IQ New Zealand Museum Awards, and in particular the finalists in the Museum Shops Association of Australia and New Zealand Best New product or range award. There were a record number of entries, and our hard-working judges had a tough job to select those most deserving of recognition. =The winners will be winners on Sunday 20 May, the first evening of the MA18 conference in Christchurch.

Museum Shops Association of Australia and New Zealand Award – Best new product or range

Christchurch Art Gallery Look Mum No Hands

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

Te Manawa, Palmerston North Santa’s Cave Centenary Collectibles

The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt The Pattern Project