Pedaali Annual Award in Museum Pedagogy is announced every spring. The aim of the award is to promote museum education and to raise awareness of museum educational practices among the public.
The board selects the winner out of projects suggested by the members. The award includes a miniature sculpture made by the artist Kalle Hamm.
Previous winners are:
2015 Adopt a monument (Pirkanmaa provincial museum)
2014 The circus horses are under the weather – a pedagogical conservation project of a public monument (The Kerava Art Museum and the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences)
2013 Open Museum – a developing learning environment for adults (the Finnish Museums Association, Pori Art Museum, Satakunta Museum, the educational unit of Tampere museums TAITE, the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, Museum of Technology and the CICERO Learning network/University of Helsinki)
2012 Art leaves a trace (Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum, Turku Municipal Social Services and Health Care Department, and The Finnish Work Environment Fund)
2011 Babel workshops (Outi Korhonen, regional artist of the Arts Council of Uusimaa)
2010 TAITE-unit from Tampere City museum services
2009 Kulttuuriluotsi-action in Jyväskylä
2008 Museologia tänään/Museology today publication (editor Pauliina Kinanen, publisher the Finnish Museums Association)
2007 Heljä Järnefelt from the Finnish National Board of Education
2006 Kulttuuripolku (Culture Path) team from City of Turku Education Department