The MAM has received many awards since its foundation, in 1948. Here are some of those received for exhibitions, education and accessibility.

2012

APCA, Grand Critic’s Prize: Adriana Varejão: Histórias às margens [Stories on the Margins]

2011

APCA, Retrospective Prize: No ateliê de Portinari 1920-45 [In Portinari’s Studio]

2010

Sentidos, São Paulo, Sentidos Prize: MAM Accessibility

2009

APCA, Retrospective Prize: Burle Marx 100 anos: a permanência do estável [100 years: the permanence of the stable]

ABCA, Maria Eugênia Franco Prize: to Lauro Cavalcanti, curator of Burle Marx 100 anos: a permanência do estável

ABCA, Sergio Milliet Prize: for the book, Luís Martins: um cronista de arte em São Paulo nos anos 1940 [An art columnist in 1940s São Paulo]

Ministry of Culture, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/Ministry of Health, Mental Health Research Laboratory and Caixa Econômica Federal Bank, Crazy for Diversity Prize: Same but Different Program

Regional Psychology Council, 5th Arthur Bispo do Rosário Prize: to Carlos Alberto Farnochia, for photography, and Risonete Fernandes da Costa, for photograph, students of the Same but Different Program

IPHAN, Darcy Ribeiro Prize, Same but Different Program

2008

Ministry of Culture, Lucidity-Little Points of Culture Prize: Same but Different Program

APCA, Grand Critic’s Prize: Frans Krajcberg: Natura e MAM60 [Nature and MAM60]