exhaustive list of projects awarded in 2016 globally

europe

European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2016

Category Conservation  

  • Conversion of De Hoorn brewery into a creative hub, Leuven, Belgium

  • Byzantine Church of St. Peter in Kastania, Mani, Greece

  • Traditional Watermill in Agios Germanos, Prespes, Greece Grand Prix

  • The French Hospital in Faskrudsfjordur, Iceland

  • The Diocletian Baths: charterhouse and open-air pool, Rome, Italy

  • Museum Oud Amelisweerd in Bunnik, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  • Fort Kijkuit in Kortenhoef, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

  • Cathedral and Diocesan Museum in Santarém, Portugal

  • The King's Little Pathway in El Chorro gorge, Malaga, Spain Grand Prix & Public Choice Award

  • Six Churches in Lorca, Murcia, Spain

  • Knockando Woolmill in Aberlour, Moray, United Kingdom

  • Wimpole Hall’s Gothic Tower in Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Grand Prix

 

Category Research and Digitization

  • Preservation of underwater archaeological sites, European project coordinated in Copenhagen, Denmark

  • ‘Granaries of Memory’, Bra, Italy

  • Digitisation of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center’s collection in Leiden, The Netherlands

  • Conservation study of the village Gostuša in Pirot district, Serbia Grand Prix

  • Prehistoric Picture Project. Pitoti: Digital Rock-Art, Cambridge, United Kingdom

 

Category Dedicated service

  • Employees and activists of the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Grand Prix

  • Mrs. Giulia Maria Crespi, Milan, Italy Grand Prix

  • Friends of the Storfjord, Sunnmøre, Norway

 

Category Education, training and awareness-raising

  • ‘The Great War through the eyes of a child’, Roeselare, Belgium

  • ‘Star in School’, Karlovac, Croatia

  • ‘Adopt a Monument’, Tampere, Finland Grand Prix

  • Preserving and promoting dance heritage, Berlin, Germany

  • ‘The Little Museum of Dublin’, Dublin, Ireland

  • Cultural Heritage Education Programme: “Apprendisti Ciceroni”, Milan, Italy

  • Sustainable Development of Mourela Plateau, Peneda-Gerês National Park, Portugal

  • ‘Heritage Schools’, Bristol, United Kingdom

 

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

 

Category Dedicated Service

  • National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve "Niasvizh", Niasvizh, Belarus

European Museum Forum

European Museum of the Year Award 2016

  • POLIN: Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland

 

The Council of Europe Museum Prize 2016

  • European Solidarity Centre, Gdańsk, Poland

 

Kenneth Hudson Award 2016

  • Micropia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Silletto Prize 2016

  • Vukovar City Museum, Vukovar, Croatia

European Museum Academy

Micheletti Award 2016

  •  Den Gamle By, Aarhus, Denmark

 

DASA Award 2016

  • Micropia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Živa Award 2016

  • The Centre for the Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor – Cricoteka

International Association for Children in Museums

Children in Museums Award 2016

  • GeoFort, Herwijnen, The Netherlands

Art Fund Prize

Museum of the Year 2016

  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

Norwegian Museum Association

Norwegian Museum Of The Year 2016

  • Vest-Agder Museum, Kristiansand, Norway

Museums + Heritage Awards 2016

Customer Service Award

  • Birmingham Conservation Trust, Customer Service to Die For: The Coffin Works Birmingham 

 

Project On A Limited Budget

  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Dodo Roadshow

 

Restoration or Conservation

  • BECK and Cheshire West and Chester Council, Lion Salt Works Restoration

 

Temporary or Touring Exhibition

  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

 

The International Award

  • Horsens Museum and Kvorning Design & Communication, Horsens Prison Museum

 

Trading + Enterprise

  • Black Country Living Museum, Forging a Culture of Enterprise & Self Reliance at BCLM

 

Innovation

  • Natural History Museum, David Attenborough's First Life: A Virtual Reality Experience

 

Marketing Campaign

  • Bodleian Libraries, Promotion of Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book - the 'lost Shelley Poem'

 

Permanent Exhibition

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Lister Project

 

Educational Initiative

  • Historic Royal Palaces, Movie Maker Mission

 

Volunteers of the Year Award

  • Horniman Museum & Gardens, Bobby Ogogo

  • RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, RNLI Henry Blogg Museum volunteers

 

Fundraiser of the Year

  • Biggar Museum Trust, Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum

Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2016

  • York Art Gallery, York, United Kingdom

Intermuseum 2016 / ICOM Russia Awards

The best project on work with the regional community

  • “3rd Ural biennale of contemporary art”. Alisa Prudnikova, Director of the Ural branch of the National Center of Contemporary arts, Yekaterinburg.

 

Intermuseum festival Grand-prix 

  • The State Darwin museum, Moscow

 

The best project on presentation and interpretation of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage

  • “Boris Godunov – interpretations”, The Moscow Kremlin museums, Moscow

 

The best project in the sphere of museum education

  • The museum educational center “New Farm”, The State museum-reserve “Peterhof”, Saint-Petersburg

 

The best project oriented on work with the people with disabilities or special needs

  • The Project for Blind and Visually Impaired Children «Feeling the Palace », The Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum, Saint-Petersburg

 

The best project aimed at social interaction

  • “Thematic conversation”, The State Yaroslavl museum-reserve, Yaroslav

 

Special award given by Youth jury of the Festival 

  • Museum of contemporary art PERMM, Perm

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

BankGiro Loterij Museumprijs 2016

  • Camp Vught National Memorial, Vught, The Netherlands

Associação Portuguesa de Museologia - APOM 2016 Award

Portuguese Museum Award 2016​

  • Museu da Misericórdia, Porto, Portugal

Swedish Museum Association / ICOM Sweden

Swedish Museum of the Year 2016

  • Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Heritage Education Trust

Sandford Awards 2016

  • Beaulieu

  • Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

  • The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

  • Conisbrough Castle

  • Crich Tramway Village

  • Cromford Mills

  • DIG

  • The Dorman Museum

  • Durham Cathedral

  • Durham University Oriental Museum

  • Durham University Palace Green Library

  • The Fitzwilliam Museum

  • Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

  • Haslemere Educational Museum

  • Head of Steam- Darlington Railway Museum

  • Helston Museum

  • Holkham Estate

  • Horniman Museum and Gardens

  • Kensington Palace

  • King Richard III Visitor Centre

  • Knebworth House

  • Layer Marney Tower

  • Lincoln Castle

  • Lismore Castle Arts

  • London Canal Museum

  • The Mary Rose Trust

  • Museum of Hartlepool

  • Museum of Lincolnshire Life

  • Museum of London

  • National Museum of the Royal Navy

  • The Rosslyn Chapel Trust

  • Selly Manor Museum

  • The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Stonehenge-English Heritage

  • Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

  • Sulgrave Manor

  • Tamworth Castle

  • Tower Bridge Exhibition

  • Tower of London

  • Worcester cathedral

  • York Art Gallery

  • York Castle Museum

International Design and Communication Awards 2016

Best Branding Campaign

  • Gold - #GettyInspired by The Getty

  • Silver - SFMoMA brand identity by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

  • Bronze - The Museum of Australian Democracy / Old Parliament House Australia brand identity by MAXCO

  • Bronze - The Opéra national de Paris brand identity by Dream On

 

Best Temporary Exhibition Communications

  • Gold - Van Gogh's Bedrooms by the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Silver - International Pop by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Bronze - The Flying Poet, Santos Dumont by the Fundação Roberto Marinho

 

Best Scenography For A Temporary Exhibition

  • Gold - The Flying Poet, Santos Dumont by the Fundação Roberto Marinho

  • Silver - ZieZo Marokko at Tropenmuseum Junior Amsterdam by Kossmann.dejong

  • Bronze - Machinic Life at UAE Museum of the Future by Tellart

 

Best Scenography For A Permanent Collection

  • Gold - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights' scenography by Ralph Appelbaum Associates

  • Silver - Action Stations by the Australian National Maritime Museum

  • Bronze - The main exhibition of the Museum of Tomorrow by Museum of Tomorrow

 

Best App

  • Gold - JourneyMaker by the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Silver - M+ Sigg Collection app by M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

  • Bronze - Audio that Moves You by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

 

Best Website

  • Gold - The V&A website by the Victoria and Albert Museum

  • Silver - The New SFMOMA.Org by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

  • Bronze - The new website of the Opéra national de Paris by Dream On

Estonian Museum Awards 2016

Best Permanent Exhibition

  • Estonian National Museum

 

Best Exhibition

  • Estonian Health Care Museum: Natural Death

 

Best Scientific Project

  • Art Museum of Estonia: Rode Altarpiece in Close-up

 

Best Marketing Project

  • University of Tartu Museum

 

Enterprise Estonia Tourism Development Centre for the 2016 Most Visitor-Friendly Museum

  • Seto Farm Museum

International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Keck Award 2016

  • Natural History Museum: Blue Whale Project, London, United Kingdom

2016 Icon Conservation Awards

To be announced ..

Historic England Angel Awards 2016

Best Community Action Project

  • Operation Nightingale

 

Best Contribution to a Heritage Project by Young People

  • Frank James Hospital project

 

Best Rescue of a Heritage Site

  • The rescue of Aire Street, Goole

 

Best Research Project

  • Port Sunlight Village Trust and Wirral Borough Council: The Port Sunlight Local Listed Building Consent Order

 

Historic England Followers’ and Telegraph Readers’ Favourite

  • Clevedon Pier and Heritage Trust Ltd for the community action project Clevedon Pier Visitor Centre

European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA 2015

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

 

Disclosure

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

Soft Power Destination Awards 2016

Soft Power Organization

  • Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, Canada

The Best in Heritage

IMAGINES Project of Influence 2016

  • DOMunder / Tinker Imagineers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

The Best in Heritage Project of Influence 2016

  • Nuragic Sculptures of Monte Prama, Sardinia, Italy

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asia & pacific

Chinese Museums Association Awards

Most Innovative Museums of China 2016

  • GuangDong Provincial Museum, Guangzhou, GuangDong Province

  • Changzhou Museum, Changzhou, Jiangsu Province

Japan Institute of Architects

JIA Grand Prix 2016

  • Oita Prefectural Art Museum, Oita, Japan

MAGNA Awards 2016

National Winners

  • MAMA (Murray Art Museum Albury)

  • National Museum of Australia: "Encounters: Revealing stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander objects from the British Museum"

 

Interpretation, learning & audience engagement

 

Level 1

  • Museum Victoria and Princes Hill Primary School: Building Our School Museum: an emerging museum education practice

Level 2

  • North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum: Stradbroke 100 - Remembering North Stradbroke Islanders Overseas and at Home During the First World War

Level 3

  • Australian National Maritime Museum: The Voyage

Level 4

  • National Museum of Australia: Kspace

 

Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout

 

Level 1

  •  Hurstville Museum & Gallery: "St George Stories: people - places - community"

Level 2

  • Museums Australia - Mid North Coast Chapter: Waterways - Our Rivers Our History

Level 4

  • MAMA (Murray Art Museum Albury)

 

Indigenous Project or Keeping Place

 

Level 1

  • Kiewa Valley Historical Society (KVHS): The First People of the Kiewa Valley and the Bogong High Plains

Level 2

  • Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery: Lore & Order

Level 4

  • Art Gallery of Western Australia: Desert River Sea

2016 Victorian Museum Awards

Archival Survival Award for Volunteer-Run Museums

  • Stawell Historical Society

 

Archival Survival Award for Small Museums

  • Bonegilla Migrant Experience

 

The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums

  • Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

  • Koorie Heritage Trust

 

Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Large Museums

  • Sovereign Hill Museums Association

Museum and Gallery Services Queensland

Organisations With Paid Staff

 

Projects:

  • Museum of Brisbane for 100% Brisbane

  • Logan Art Gallery, Logan City Council for Animating Spaces Logan: Arts in the Park

 

Engagement:

  • State Library of Queensland for Peace and Quiet

 

Organisations – Volunteer Run

 

Projects:

  • Fassifern District Historical Society Inc. for War Memories including C.W.A. involvement

 

Engagement:

  • Surf World Gold Coast Inc. for Sharing the Stoke

 

Sustainability:

  • Archer Park Rail Museum for Revitalisation of Archer Park Rail Museum

IMAGinE Awards 2016

Exhibition Projects – Galleries

  • Bega Valley Regional Gallery – Flora Australis: Australian Artists and the Floral Still Life

  • Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Mosman Art Gallery and S H Ervin Gallery – Destination Sydney

  • Campbelltown Arts Centre – With Secrecy and Despatch

 

Exhibition Projects – Museums

  • Narromine Aviation Museum – New Wing Exhibition

  • Fighter World Aviation Museum – Ejection Seat Display

  • Australian National Maritime Museum – Action Stations

 

Sustainability Programs

  • Blacktown Arts Centre – Blacktown Native Institution Project: Artist camps and corroboree

 

Engagement Programs

  • Saumarez Homestead, Armidale Folk Museum, The History House, McCrossin’s Mill, UNE Museums and Tamworth Powerstation Museum – Hidden Treasures: Capturing an Object

  • Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery – Lore & Order

  • Carriageworks – Solid Ground

ServiceIQ 2016 New Zealand Museum Awards

Regional Art

  • Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui: The Horses Stayed Behind

 

Regional Science and Technology

  • Te Manawa Museum: Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru

 

Regional Social History 

  • Pātaka Art + Museum: We Built This City: Porirua 50 Years Young

 

Regional Taonga Māori

  • Waikato Museum: E Ngā uri Whakatupu – Weaving Legacies: Dame Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa

 

Metropolitan Art

  • Auckland Art Gallery: Lisa Reihana, in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

 

Metropolitan Science & Technology

  • Otago Museum for Beautiful Science Gallery

 

Metropolitan Social History (Joint winners)

  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Gallipoli: The scale of our war

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum for Taku Tāmaki

 

Metropolitan Taonga Māori

  • Otago Museum: Hākui: Women of Kāi Tahu

 

ServiceIQ Best Museum Visitor Experience

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum: Gallipoli in Minecraft®

 

Most Innovative Public Programme

  • City Gallery Wellington: Poi E/Thriller flash-mobs to support Candice Breitz exhibition

 

Best Museum Project (Joint winners)

  • Pearson & Associates: Kaiapoi Museum

  • Waitangi Museum: Te Kōngahu - The Museum of Waitangi

 

Philips Selecon Award

  • Otago Museum: Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

Awards of Distinction 2016 

  • Conservation and Restoration of Taoping Qiang Village, Sichuan Province, China

  • Conservation of St Olav's Church, West Bengal, India

 

Awards of Merit 2016

  • Repairs and Restoration to the Cama Building, Mumbai Central, Mumbai, India

  • Restoration of Fortification of Walls & Bastions of Mahidpur Fort, Madhya Pradesh, India

  • Conservation of the 17th Century Shahi Hammam, Lahore, Pakistan

UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize 2016

  • Iberarchivos Programme for the Development of Ibero-Ameran Archives

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