The IDCA Awards now open for entries
The second edition of the International Design & Communication Awards for excellent communication and creativity in the art world is now open for entries.
The IDCA Awards are calling upon museums from all over the world to apply for this year’s edition.
The awards are judged by international experts in art, design, media and communications. There are 8 awards categories: best branding campaign, best exhibition communication, best exhibition layout, best logo, best digital campaign, best innovation, best sustainable campaign and best retail design.
The IDCA Awards will be awarded as part of international arts conference, Communicating the Museum, on 28 June 2012 at Christie’s at the Rockefeller Center in New York. The awards provide a new networking platform for communications and design professionals. More than 350 museum directors, heads of communications, new media, fundraising and development, curators, artists and project managers will be attending the event.
Corinne Estrada, founder and organiser of the IDCA Awards and CEO of Agenda, Paris-based cultural communications agency says: “As the first awards for excellence in design and communications in the art world, we expect to see innovative and creative work from all over the world, all of which will be showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on the following day.”
The IDCA awards are open to cultural organisations such as museums, galleries, foundations, art centres and biennales.
Freelancers, advertising and design agencies can also apply with prior consent from the organisation they have worked for.
Winners of the first edition of the IDCA Awards (formerly known as IMCA, 2007) include: National Portrait Gallery, London, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, MuseumsQuartier Vienna, Rotterdam 2007 City of Architecture, Rotterdam.
Applications close on 30 April 2012
Conference dates: 27-29 June 2012, New York, USA
Award Ceremony will be held at Christie’s at the Rockefeller Center in New York on the evening of 28 June.
Learning sessions: The winning projects will be showcased at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the morning of 29 June 2012.