The Skirball Museum on the historic Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion received a 2014 Visual Communications Award from the Ohio Museums Association at the organization’s annual conference in Cleveland in late March.
The Visual Communication Competition recognizes creative excellence in printed and digital material for museums. Articles for submission can include: Annual Reports, Audio-Visual/Electronic Media, Books, Brochures, Catalogs, Campaigns, Education Materials, Fundraising Materials, Institutional Identity, Invitations/Announcements, Newsletters, Magazines, Posters, and Press Packs.
The Skirball was honored with a Silver Award for the print piece that announced its fall exhibition, George S. Rosenthal, Daniel J. Ransohoff and Ben Rosen: Documenting Cincinnati’s Neighborhoods.”
One of the oldest repositories of Jewish cultural artifacts in America, the Skirball Museum houses a core exhibition entitled An Eternal People: The Jewish Experience, comprised of seven thematic galleries that portray the cultural, historical, and religious heritage of the Jewish people; as well as special exhibitions.