BAfM – The Robert Logan Award 2017

This Award is open to candidates under 30 years old working in The Heritage Sector and offers a prize of £500 in memory of Robert Logan, BAfM Chairman 1994-1998.

Robert Logan was a former Chairman of The British Association of Friends of Museums (BAfM) who while in office, was killed in a climbing accident. He was particularly interested in promoting and encouraging young people in The Heritage Sector and it was with these ideals in mind that this award was set up. This Award is open to candidates under 30 working in The Heritage Sector.

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Winner of the 2015 BAFM Robert Logan Award was Jasmine Farram of Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery. Jasmine’s project gave local teens the opportunity to take part in part in ‘selfie’ workshops run by Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery as part of an outreach opportunity to secondary schools in the borough.

Who can apply?

Applicants should be engaged on a project which fulfills the following criteria:

*Made an outstanding contribution to your Museum or Institute

*Improved the Museum experience

*Attracted a wider audience

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2015 winner Jasmine Farram, pictured with Award Administrator Anne Stobo and BAFM Chairman Bernard Rostron

How to apply?

Please submit an outline of your project, a maximum of 200 words by 1 May 2017

The project must have started after August 2015 and can be current

A full submission of approximately 1,500 words, should be submitted to the Administrator by the 1st August 2017

The Award will be presented at The Annual BAfM Conference which will this year be in London on 30 September 2017 where the winner will be the guest of BAfM and have the opportunity of meeting delegates from Museum Friends Groups and professionals from all over the UK

Further details, including an entry form, are available on the BAfM website:

BAfM – The Robert Logan Award 2017

Or download an application form here:

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