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Awards 2015

Museum, heritage and conservation projects awarded in 2015




European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2015


Category Conservation 

  • The Picturesque Garden of the Museum van Buuren in Brussels, Belgium

  • Armenian Church and Monastery in Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Boulingrin Central Market Hall in Reims, France

  • Antouaniko Mansion in Chios, Greece

  • Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary

  • Nuragic Sculptures of Monte Prama in Sardinia, Italy

  • Paleochristian Mosaics of the Basilica Complex in Aquileia, Italy

  • The Halls Amsterdam: Centre for Media, Fashion Culture and Crafts, The Netherlands

  • Manor House in Eidsvoll, Norway

  • Cathedral in Tarazona, Spain

  • Salt Valley of Añana, Basque Country, Spain

  • Armenian Church of St. Giragos in Diyarbakir, Turkey

  • Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

  • Stonehenge: Surrounding Landscape and Visitor Centre in Wiltshire, United Kingdom


From European countries not taking part in the EU’s Creative Europe programme:

  • Viipuri Library in Vyborg, Russia 


Category Research and Digitization

  • HERMES: Hermoupolis Digital Heritage Management, Syros, Greece

  • Restoration of Lasithi Plateau’s Windmills with Perforated Sails, Crete, Greece

  • Wonders of Venice: Virtual Online Treasures in St. Mark’s Area, Italy

  • Learning from las Cuencas: the Cultural Landscape of the Asturian Coalfields, Spain


Category Dedicated service

  • The Rundling Association, Jameln, Germany

  • Huis Doorn Association of Friends, Doorn, The Netherlands

  • Churches Conservation Trust, London, United Kingdom


Category Education, training and awareness-raising

  • Programme for Owners of Rural Buildings in Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

  • The Garden City of Stains, France

  • The Fota Walled Garden, Cork, Ireland

  • Saving Past Testimonies for Building a Future, Chisinau, Moldova

  • The Outbuilding Project, Roros, Norway

  • Heritage Skills Initiative, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

  • Young Archaeologists’ Club, York, United Kingdom


From European countries not taking part in the EU’s Creative Europe programme:

  • Preserving Cultural Heritage in Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia


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European Museum Forum


European Museum of the Year Award 2015

  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


The Council of Europe Museum Prize 2015

  • MuCEM: Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations, Marseille, France


Kenneth Hudson Award 2015

  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland


Silletto Prize 2015

  • Familistère at Guise, France


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European Museum Academy


Micheletti Award 2015

  •  National Archives of The Netherlands, The Hague


DASA Award 2015

  • Museum of Arts in Iron in the Maremma, Follonica, Italy 


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International Association for Children in Museums


2015 Lifetime achievement Awards

  • Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, United States

  • ZOOM Kindermuseum, Vienna, Austria


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Art Fund Prize


Museum of the Year 2015

  • The Withworth, Manchester, United Kingdom


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Norwegian Museum Association


Norwegian Museum Of The Year 2015

  • Ivar Aasen Centre - Norwegian Cultural Centre, Hovdebygda, Norway


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Museums + Heritage Awards 2015


Customer Service Award

  • Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, More than a Guest, More than a Vision, More than a Job 


Project On A Limited Budget

  • Black Country Living Museum, WW1 Greengrocers


Restoration or Conservation

  • Renfrewshire Council, The Grand Fountain Restoration, Paisley


Temporary or Touring Exhibition

  • Historic Royal Palaces in conjunction with Paul Cummins Ceramics, "The Tower Remembers” A First World War commemoration


The International Award

  • Tinker imagineers on behalf of the Stichting Domplein 2013 (Domplein Foundation), DOMunder: archaeological experience under the Domplein square


The Winstan Bond Trophy For Trading + Enterprise

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Botanic Lights: Night in the Garden



  • The National Trust for Scotland in Partnership with Historic Scotland & Designers Bright White Ltd, The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre


Marketing Campaign

  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Goes To Town


Permanent Exhibition

  • IWM London and Casson Mann, First World War Galleries


Educational Initiative

  • IWM, Transforming IWM London Learning Projects

  • Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare Week


Culture Pros Pick

  • People's History Museum 


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Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2015

  • Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle, United Kingdom


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Intermuseum  / ICOM Russia Awards 2015


Intermuseum festival Grand-prix 

  • Historical and cultural complex "Vyatskoe", Vyatskoe, Yaroslavl region


Best project in the touristic sphere 

  • State museum of the history of Religion: "Museum quarter in Saint Petersburg", Saint Petersburg


Best educational project

  • State museum of Fine arts of Tatarstan Republic: "My tresure", Kazan, Tatarstan Republic


Best project devoted to preservaton of intangible heritage

  • Egorievsk historical and art museum: "Provincial experiment", Egorievsk, Moscow region


Best museum architectural project

  • "Kulikovo field" museum-reserve for the museum complex "The fieldof the battle of Kulikovo", Tula region


ICOM Russia award in the category "The best project on work with the community" 

  • Fekla Tolstoy with the project "Karenina. Live edition." Yasnaya Polyana museum-reserve, Tula region


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Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds


BankGiro Loterij Museumprijs 2015

  • Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands


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Swedish Museum Association / ICOM Sweden


Swedish Museum of the Year 2015

  • Marinmuseum, Karlskrona, Sweden


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Heritage Education Trust


Sandford Awards 2015

  • Arbeia Roman Fort

  • Battle of Bannockburn

  • Bingley Five Rise Locks

  • Black Country Living Museum

  • Bruce Castle Museum

  • Burghley House

  • Canterbury Roman Museum

  • Castell Henllys Iron Age Village

  • Chatsworth House

  • Clitheroe Castle

  • The Collection, Lincoln

  • Colne Valley Museum

  • Cottage Museum, Woodhall Spa

  • Danelaw Centre for Living History

  • Discovery Museum & Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Experience Barnsley

  • Falmouth Art Gallery

  • Foxton Locks

  • Framework Knitters Museum

  • Great North Museum: Hancock

  • Hall Place & Gardens

  • Harvington Hall

  • Hatton Gallery

  • Hatworks: The Museum of Hatting

  • The Higgins Bedford

  • Holdenby House

  • Hopetoun House

  • The Judge's Lodging

  • Keats House

  • Kent Life

  • Kerry County Museum

  • Laing Art Gallery

  • Locomotion

  • London Transport Museum

  • Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre

  • National Maritime Museum Cornwall

  • National Waterways Museum

  • Parliament Education Service

  • Pollok House

  • Queen Street Mill

  • Richmond Cultural Education Partnership

  • Science Museum

  • Segedunum Roman Fort

  • Sheffield Cathedral

  • Shipley Art Gallery

  • South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

  • Stockport Air Raid Shelters

  • Tatton Park

  • Titanic Belfast

  • Wolves Museum

  • The Wordsworth Trust

  • World Rugby Museum


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International Design and Communication Awards 2015


Best Branding Campaign

  • GOLD - Philadelphia Museum Of Art Brand Identity, Philadelphia Museum Of Art, United States

  • SILVER - The Whitworth's reopening brand campaign, The Whitworth - United Kingdom

  • SILVER - The Last 10, Bonniers Konsthall - Sweden

  • BRONZE - The Original. The Getty Villa, J. Paul Getty Trust – USA


Best Merchandising

  • GOLD - Botanic Line, Inhotim By Hardy Design And Núcleo De Design Inhotim - Brazil

  • SILVER - Bilkent Culture Initiative - Turkey


Best Scenography For A Temporary Exhibition

  • GOLD - Haunted Screens: German Cinema In The 1920s, Lacma - Usa

  • SILVER - Voyage to the Deep, Australian National Maritime Museum - Australia

  • SILVER - Rembrandt? The Case of Saul and David, Mauritshuis - Netherlands

  • BRONZE - In Constant Motion—Richard Serra’s ‘Waxing Arcs’, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen by IJsfontein, Netherlands


Best Scenography For A Permanent Collection

  • GOLD - 9/11 Memorial Museum By Local Projects - Usa

  • SILVER - MAK permanent collection Asia, artistic concept by Tadashi Kawamata, MAK - Austria

  • SILVER - World of Silver, Dutch Silver Museum Schoonhoven by Tinker Imagineers - Netherlands

  • BRONZE - The Gallery of Humankind. Our Evolution, Our Body, Museum of Natural Sciences - Belgium


Best Temporary Exhibition Communications

  • GOLD - Neonsigns.Hk, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority - Hong Kong

  • SILVER - Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks, Sydney Living Museums - Australia

  • BRONZE - Guggenheim Helsinki Now, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation - Finland


Best App

  • GOLD - Canadian Museum For Human Rights Mobile App - CANADA

  • SILVER - Saatchi Art App - USA

  • BRONZE - Guggenheim Bilbao App, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – Spain


Best Website

  • GOLD - Neonsigns.Hk, M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority - Hong Kong

  • SILVER - New website Van Gogh Museum - Netherlands

  • BRONZE - Qatar Digital Library, Qatar National Library by Cogapp - Qatar & UK


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Estonian Museum Awards 2015


Conservation Project Of The Year

  • The conservation of handheld folding fans of the Art Museum of Estonia - Ruth Paas, Conservation and Digitisation Centre Kanut of the Estonian Open Air Museum


Collection Manager Of The Year

  • “Open Depository – Porcelain and Faience” - Kristiina Hiiesalu, Anne Ruussaar, Ene Heimvell and Merike Neidorp, Tallinn City Museum


Heritage Protector From A Museum

  • “Developing the Kuressaare Castle as a Tourist Object”) - Tõnu Sepp, Museum of Saaremaa


Museum Educator Of The Year

  • The training programme “Art Speaks to Everyone. People with Special Needs in Art Museums” together with the sculpture programme “Tangible Heroes” - Jane Meresmaa-Roos, Art Museum of Estonia


Museum Publication Of The Year

  • Publication “Mulgi rahvarõivad” (“Mulgi National Clothes”) - Tiina Jürgen, Museum of Viljandi


Temporary Exhibition Of The Year

  • The exhibition “Night Flyers” - Anne-Ly Nurmõtalo, Aare Lindt and Evelin Reimand, Estonian Museum of Natural History


Permanent Exhibition Of The Year

  • The Permanent exhibition on human anatomy “A Heart to Heart about Your Body”. - Ülle Kask, Estonian Health Museum


Museum Marketer Of The Year

  • Night of Museums 2015 “Music in the Night” - Külli Lupkin, Laura Kipper, Triin Männik and Margus Palu, Estonian Museum Association


Museum Developer Of The Year

  • Building the Estonian Open Air Museum Seto and Peipus-Russian Visitor Centre and Parking Lots – Merike Lang, Estonian Open Air Museum 


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Collections Trust Awards 2015


Collections Practice Award

  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery: “Money Matters”


Participatory Practice Award

  • Derby Museums Trust: “Notice Nature – Feel Joy”


Collections on a Budget Award

  • Museum of Wigan Life: “Moving History - Life After a Major Stores Move”


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2015 Icon Conservation Awards

Anna Plowden Trust Award for Research and Innovation in Conservation

  • Rothko Conservation Project, Tate


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Award for the Conservation of an Industrial Heritage Artefact

  • Grand Fountain Restoration, Paisley


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Award for Volunteering in the Conservation of an Industrial Heritage Artefact

  • Steam Pinnace 199


Pilgrim Trust Award for Conservation

  • Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Programme, Birmingham Museums Trust


Icon Award for Conservation in the Community

  • Resurrecting the Coffin Works: Sharing Skills, Building a Legacy , Birmingham Museums Trust


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AHI Discover Heritage Awards 2015

Museums and historic properties/sites

  • Re-Presenting Eltham Palace


Landscapes, forests, nature reserves, parks and gardens

  • Walking with Romans


Visitor / Interpretation Centres

  • Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre


Community projects

  • Nine Men, Nine Lives, One Great War


Interpretation for a target audience

  • Roman Medicine Roadshow


AHI Award for Excellence in Interpretation

  • Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre


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European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA


Intervention in Existing Architectural Heritage

  • Ceuta Public Library, Spain, Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

  • E/C house , Portugal, SAMI-Arquitectos studio


Exterior Spaces

  • Intervention in the environs of Caaveiro Monastery, Spain, Isabel Aguirre Urcola and Celestino García Braña


Urban Planning

  • Masterplan for the city of Monza, Ubistudio



  • Almeida/Ciudad Rodrigo – A fortificaçao da Raia Central, Fernando Cobos (Spain) and Joâo Campos(Portugal)


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Leading Culture Destinations Awards 2015


Leading Cultural Destination

  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States


Exhibitions & programming

  • Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom


Digital Experience

  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States


Best Emerging Culture Destinations

  • Africa: Museum MMP+, Marakech, Morocco

  • ASIA / Pacific: Oita Prefectural Museum, Kyushu, Japan

  • Europe: Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Middle East: MATHAF: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

  • North America: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, United States

  • Central & South America: Gran MUseo del Mundo Maya, Merida, Mexico


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Jodi Awards 2015

  • Edinburgh City Library

  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights

  • Finnish Association of the Deaf


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The Best in Heritage - Projects of influence 2015


Most Influential project of the year

  • "The Coen case" by Westfries Museum, Hoorn, The Netherlands


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A S I A   &   P A C I F I C

Chinese Museums Association Awards


Most Innovative museums of China 2015

  • Fujian Provincial Museum, Anren, PR China

  • Jianchuan Museum, Fuzhou, PR China


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Kyoto Mayor Award 2015


Construction Category of the Kyoto Landscape Award

  • Kyoto National Museum

  • Ryukoku Museum


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MAGNA Awards 2015


National Winner

  • Mosman Art Gallery: "Bungaree’s Farm"


Interpretation, learning & audience engagement


Level 1

  • National Wool Museum: "Reminiscence Cottage"

Level 2

  • Australian Botanic Garden: The Australian PlantBank Mobile Application

Level 3

  • Museum Victoria: Field Guide apps to Australian Fauna (a suite of 8 apps)


Permanent Exhibition or Gallery fitout

Level 1

  •  State Library of Western Australia Foundation: Western Australia's Freycinet Collection

Level 2

  • Gwydir Shire Council: The Roxy Greek Museum at Bingara New South Wales

Level 3

  • Australian Botanic Garden: The Australian PlantBank Interpretation

Level 4

  • Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre: Development of the Margaret Olley Art Centre


Temporary / Travelling Exhibition 

Level 1

  • The Gallery @ BACC: Grommets, grinds & gnarly dudes

Level 2

  • Sydney Living Museums: Celestial City - Sydney's Chinese Story

  • The Dax Centre: Healing Ways - Art with Intent

Level 3

  • Museum of Brisbane: Costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood

Level 4

  • Museum Victoria: WWI Love & Sorrow


Indigenous Project or Keeping Place

Level 1

  • MCA Australia: Blacktown Native Institution Project website

Level 2

  • Mosman Art Gallery: "Bungaree's Farm"



Level 1

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: Pop Play

Level 2

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia: MCA Articulate

Level 3

  • Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E): Eureka Stockade 160th Anniversary Program


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2015 Victorian Museum Award


Archival Survival Award for Volunteer-Run Museums

  • The Phillip Island and District Historical Society


Archival Survival Award for Small Museums

  • Caulfield RSL Sub-Branch


The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums

  • The Hellenic Museum


Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Large Museums

  • Museum Victoria


Victorian Collections Award for Excellence in Museum Cataloguing


Volunteer-Run Organisations

  • Kiewa Valley Historical Society


Organisations with Paid Staff 

  • Victoria Police Museum


Military Memorabilia Collection 

  • Geelong RSL Sub-Branch

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IMAGinE awards 2015

  • Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery - (in)visible: the First Peoples and War

  • Port Macquarie Museum - Waterways - Our Rivers Our History

  • Berrima District Museum - New museum gallery extension

  • Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre - Neural Knitwork: Craft a healthy brain


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New Zealand 2015 Museum Awards


Best Exhibition over 20.000$

  • Air New Zealand, Workshop e & Te Papa:
    "Air New Zealand 75 Years: Our Nation. The World. Connected"


Best Exhibition under 20.000$

  • MTG Hawke's Bay
    "Dr Felkin and the Forerunners: Visions of Utopia, 1900-1930"


Best Museum Project 

  • Mataura Museum
    "Reinventing the Mataura Museum" 

  • Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
    "Journey of the Otagos"


ServiceIQ Best Museum Visitor Experience

  • Waihi Gold Discovery Centre


Most innovative Public Programme

  • Expressions Art & Entertainment Centre
    "World War 1 Regimental Dinner"


Most Innovative use of Te Reo Māori

  • MOTAT "Welcome to the Machine - Nau mai ki te Mīhini"


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UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards


Award of Excellence 2015

  • Conservation of Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thrissur in Kerala, India

Awards of Distinction 2015 

  • Saltpans of Yim Tin Tsai, Hong Kong SAR, China

  • J.N. Petit Institute, Mumbai, India

Awards of Merit 2015

  • Cangdong Heritage Education Centre, Kaiping City, Guangdong Province, China

  • Ping Yao Courtyard House, Shanxi Province, China

  • Xieng Thong Temple, Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

  • Baan Luang Rajamaitri, Muang District, Chantaburi, Thailand


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N O R T H    A M E R I C A

American Alliance of Museums


Excellence in Exhibition Awards 2015

  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: State of the Art

  • Franklin Institute: Your Brain

  • National September 11 Memorial Museum: “Interstitial Area Installations”

  • Royal British Columbia Museum: "Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia"


EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming 2015

  • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA: Native American Fellowship Program


EdCom Award for Excellence in Resources 2015

  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ: “I’m Here” Gallery Guide Series


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Institute of Museum and Library Services


National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2015 laureates

  • Amazement Square (Lynchburg, VA)

  • Cecil County Public Library (Elkton, MD)

  • Craig Public Library (Craig, AK)

  • Embudo Valley Library and Community Center (Dixon, NM)

  • Los Angeles Public Library (Los Angeles, CA)

  • Louisiana Children’s Museum (New Orleans, LA)

  • Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff, AZ)

  • New York Hall of Science (Queens, NY)

  • The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (New York, NY)

  • The Tech Museum of Innovation (San Jose, CA)


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Canadian Museums Association 2015 Awards


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Conservation

  • Aanischaaukamikw — Cree Cultural Institute (Oujé-Bougoumou, QC): Mind’s Eye Project


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions(museums with less than $1M annual operating budgets)

  • Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History (Nelson, BC): Roll on Columbia: Exhibition Project


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions (museums with annual operating budgets over $1M)

  • Manitoba Museum and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (Winnipeg, MB): Lake Winnipeg: Shared Solutions


Award of Outstanding Achievement in New Media

  • Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Ottawa, ON):Ace Academy


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Research

  • Musée des Abénakis (Odanak, QC): Musée des AbénakisOdanak Fort: The Past Revisited


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Research

  • Centre d’histoire de Montréal in collaboration with Laboratoire d’histoire et de patrimoine de Montréal de l’UQAM and the Archives de la Ville de Montréal (Montreal, QC): QUARTIERS DISPARUS. Red Light, Faubourg à m’lasse, Goose Village. Les Éditions Cardinal 


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Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums: History Alive!


  • Musqueam Indian Band, Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Museum of Vancouver & University of Waterloo: "c'əsnaʔəm: the city before the city"


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The Society for the History of Technology


Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits 2015

  • Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum: Tools: Extending Our Reach, New York, United States


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Trip Advisor


2015 Travelers' Choice - Top Museums of the World

  1. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York

  2. Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

  3. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

  4. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain

  5. Musee du Louvre, Paris, France


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Themed Entertainment Association


Museum Exhibit On A Limited Budget

  • Nature Lab, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, United States


Award For Outstanding Achievement - Museum

  • Wonderkamers, Gemeentemuseum den Haag, Netherlands


Extraordinary Cultural Achievement

  • National September 11 Memorial Museum, New York City, United States


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2015 MUSE Awards


Applications & APIs

  • Gold: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Enterprise Content Management System

  • Silver: 9/11 Memorial Museum, Timescape

  • Bronze: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 4 Stories, Issue 1 (Place)


Audio Tours and Podcasts

  • Gold: RISD Museum, Channel

  • Silver: Peabody Essex Museum, PEMcast

  • Bronze: The Phillips Collection, Contemplation Audio Tour


Digital Communities

  • Gold: SFMOMA, #PlayArtfully

  • Silver: Public Catalogue Foundation, Art Detective

  • Bronze: Royal Ontario Museum, #FNLROM


Education and Outreach

  • Gold: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Museum Mash Up: American Identity through the Arts

  • Silver: Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Learning TRAILs at the Museum of Australian Democracy

  • Bronze: Smithsonian National Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Science How webcasts 


Games and Augmented Reality

  • Gold: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Skin & Bones

  • Silver: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Lights of Inclusion Floor Game

  • Bronze: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Actions Count Interactive Game Table


Honeysett & Din Award

  • Gold: Cantor Arts Center and Stanford University, TandemArt


Interactive Kiosks

  • Gold: Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, Responsibility Theater

  • Silver: 9/11 Memorial Museum, Signing Steel interactive

  • Bronze: Liberty Science Center, Beyond Rubik's Cube Tessellation Table


Interpretive Interactive Installations

  • Gold: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, The New Cooper Hewitt

  • Silver: Center for Civil and Human Rights, Binaural Lunch Counter Interactive

  • Bronze: College Football Hall of Fame, College Football Hall of Fame: All Access


Mobile Applications

  • Gold: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Canadian Museum for Human Rights Mobile App

  • Silver: Peabody Essex Museum, Turner's Apothecary Mood-O-Meter

  • Bronze: Museum Victoria and partners, Making Australian Field Guides Mobile


Multimedia Installations

  • Gold: The Costume Institute – The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Charles James: Beyond Fashion

  • Silver: Norsk Teknisk Museum, TING - Technology & Democracy

  • Bronze: The Field Museum, Biomechanics Heat Theater


Online Presence

  • Gold: Bullock Texas State History Museum,

  • Silver: Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art Online Collection

  • Bronze: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra Vehicular Activity



  • Gold: Europeana Foundation, GLAMwiki Toolset

  • Silver: Wikimedia UK and the British Library, Mapping the Maps

  • Bronze: Europeana Fashion, Fashion Edit-a-thons


Public Outreach

  • Gold: SFMOMA, Where Art Can Take You: Transforming SFMOMA

  • Silver: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Q?rius School Programs

  • Bronze: Ohio History Connection, Your Tax Return Can Make History


Video, Film and Computer Animation

  • Gold: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Design Dictionary

  • Silver: The Field Museum, How We Learned to Fly like the Birds

  • Bronze: J. Paul Getty Museum, The Making of a Roman Silver Cup


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MW2015 Best of the Web

Digital Exhibition




Innovative / Experimental






Museum Professional


Social Media


Rich Media


Research / Collections Online


People’s Choice


Best of the Web


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Heritage in Motion


Best Achievement Award 2015


Websites and online content


Apps for mobile devices


Film and video


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FIAMP Awards 2015

Long film

  • Gold - Fundation Gala-Salvator Dali: Dali’s last masterpiece, Spain

  • Silver - RMN-GP: Diego Velazquez ou le réalisme sauvage, France

  • Bronze - Zadig Production: Beaux-Arts, effervescence dans la ville, France


Medium film

  • Gold - National Palace Museum: Adventure in the NPM : the Formosa odyssey, Taiwan

  • Silver - RMN-GP: Petits secrets des grands tableaux Noces de Cana, 1563, Véronèse, France

  • Bronze - Museum of history of Kronstad: A cathedral worth of serenity, Russia


Multimedia Art Innovative

  • Gold - Musée de la Civilisation: Danser Joe ,Canada

  • Silver - Musée d'Ethnographie de Genève: Chambre sonore, Switzerland

  • Bronze + Grand Prix - Chateau de Chambord: HistoPad Chambord, France


Multimedia Art Interactive

  • Gold - Fondation Louis Vuitton: Archi-Moi, France

  • Silver - Tsarskoye Selo State Museum preserve: Russia in the great war, Russia

  • Bronze - Intellagent : Museum of parliament: thousand year of history, Hungary


Short film

  • Gold - RMN-GP: Teasersd’exposition des Galeries Nationales du Grand Palai, France

  • Silver - National Rostov museum preserve: Rostov Kremlin: tornado 1953, Russia

  • Bronze - Akanus – Naval museum of Mexico: Cavalier and Ambassador of the seas


Special web award

  • Gold - National Palace Museum: Diplomatic Credentials failed to deliver, Taiwan

  • Silver - Hungarian Open Air Museum: The nonsilence of the lambs, Hungary

  • Bronze - Tower of David: Audio-virtual tour of the Tower of David, Israel


Web Art

  • Gold - Ministère de la Culture: La grotte Chauvet Pont d’Arc, France

  • Silver Ministère de la Culture: Archéologie de la Grande Guerre, France

  • Bronze - Royal castel in Warsaw, Poland


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Digital Heritage 2015 Expo Awards


Quality of Contents Award

  • AIRome


Technical Proficiency Award

  • Rovina: a robotic approach to digitization of indoor and underground CH sites


People Choice Award

  • Etruscan VR Experience Application

  • Rovina: a robotic approach to digitization of indoor and underground CH sites


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MAPDA 2015 

Institution Website

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Level B


Program Website

Level B



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