MMA is pleased to announce that it has won second place in the New England Museum Association’s Annual Publications Awards for its new website. The project manager was then Education Director Whitney Morris and the Outside Designer was Mary Novissimo, of Novation Media.
According to NEMA, the “Awards Program . . . recognizes excellence in design, production, and effective communication in all aspects of museum publishing. Entries are judged by a panel experienced in publication, design, marketing and communications. Awards are given to those entries which most effectively present their message to the intended audience.
This year, there were 168 publications from 57 museums entered in 20 different categories. The judges were incredibly impressed with the high quality of design from this year’s entries. Competition winners will be recognized and exhibited at the 96th Annual NEMA Conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts November 19-21, 2014.”
MMA is excited and grateful to be honored with this award. Countless hours went into the new design with many meetings and discussions with staff, ably led by Whitney Morris who distilled all of the departmental information, conducted research into successful websites, and brought her own experiences at MMA and with other organizations to the table to create a beautiful and dynamic website that represents well the MMA and all that it has to offer. Mary Novissimo was the key to translating all of this information and making it come to life as the MMA’s new website. MMA is grateful to both of them and all of the staff for their hard work, as well as NEMA for this award. Thank you!