Awards & Recognition
Finalist for the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service (2016)
The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in recognition of exceptional service to the community and for making a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities. Imagination Station was one of only 15 museums and science centers to be a finalist for the award out of over 35,000 eligible institutions across the country.
The Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation Award (2015)
Imagination Station received the Nonprofit Innovation Award from The Blade and Toledo Community Foundation for our partnership with Lucas County Children Services. This award is intended to honor and showcase a project, program or initiative that demonstrates an innovative and effective response to community challenges.
BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics (2016)
Imagination Station received the BBB Torch Award for Ethics. This award recognizes companies who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in all of their business dealings. Imagination Station generates a high level of trust among employees, customers and community.
Ohio Museum Association's Award for Best Community Collaboration (2016)
Imagination Station received this award for our partnership with Lucas Count Children Services. This award recognizes innovative partnerships within communities or among other museums.