Announcing 30 finalists for the nation’s federal highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate excellence in service to their communities.
National Medals: Looking Back at Transformative Libraries and Museums For the past 25 years, the Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. This prestigious achievement is awarded to libraries and museums that make significant and...
Communities, Creativity, and Imagination: On the National Medal for Museum and Library Service Nominations for the 2021 Medals are Now Open. Here’s the Take from IMLS Director Crosby Kemper. While times may be different—with critical racial justice discussions, communities and families impacted by...
Nominations Now Open for IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service Submissions Accepted through November 2, 2020 Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting nominations for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor...
View the FY 2021 National Medal Nominee Information Session to learn more about the nomination process, eligibility criteria, and tips for completing the application.
The National Medal for Museum and Library Service brochure describes the work of the 2019 recipients of the nation's top award for institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities.
Congratulations to the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service winners! Now in its 25th year, the Institute of Museum and Library Services' annual award honors libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities This year's winners went the extra...
IMLS Announces 10 Recipients of Nation’s Top Award for Museums and Libraries Two Native American Tribes, Research Library, Civil Rights Museum Among Winners WASHINGTON, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced the 10 recipients of the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library...
IMLS Names Finalists for National Medal for Museum and Library Service Social media campaign to feature stories of museum and library excellence WASHINGTON, DC – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced 30 finalists for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IMLS Press Contact Elizabeth Holtan, eholtan@imls.gov 202-653-4630 National Medal Deadline Extended for Museums and Libraries Affected By Hurricane Florence Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services is extending the deadline for the National Medal applications...