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exhaustive list of projects awarded in 2017 globally

Every year in December, the organizers propose a handpicked list of projects, out of multitude of them. They have all received a prize during that year (preceding the conference at which they will be shown); the list is then approved by the Advisory Board and partners. This final selection contains 28 projects in the core programme and 14 projects in the preceding multimedia / new technologies segment IMAGINES


European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2017

Category Conservation

  • St. Martin’s Chapel in Stari Brod, near Sisak, Croatia 

  • Baroque Complex and Gardens in Kuks, Hradec Králové region, Czech Republic

  • Ancient city of Karthaia, Island of Kea, Greece

  • Bastion of the Grand Master’s Palace in Rhodes, Greece

  • White Pyramid in Rome, Italy

  • The King’s Road across Filefjell, Norway

  • The Clérigos’ Church and Tower in Porto, PortugalL

  • Cultural Palace in Blaj, Transylvania, Romania

  • Cap Enderrocat Fortress, Mallorca, Spain

  • Roof for the ruins of the Monastery of San Juan in Burgos, Spain

  • Cromford Mills: Building 17, Derbyshire, United Kingdom


Category Research

  • Rode Altarpiece Research and Conservation Project, Tallinn, Estonia

  • ‘Carnival King of Europe, San Michele all’Adige, Italy

  • ‘Museum Piranesi, Milan, Italy

  • Bosch Research and Conservation Project, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands


Category Dedicated Service

  • Mr. Ferdinand Meder, Zagreb, Croatia, 

  • Mr. Jim Callery, County Roscommon, Ireland

  • The Norwegian Lighthouse Society, Norway

  • Mr. Zoltán Kallós, Transylvania, Romania


Category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising

  • Erfgoedplus: Online heritage platform, Hasselt, Belgium

  • Centre of Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Educational programme for Czech cultural heritage, Telč, Vysočina region, Czech Republic

  • Paavo Nurmi Legacy project, , Turku, Finland

  • Heritage Crafts Initiative for Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Cultural Heritage and Barrier-free Accessibility project, Berlin, Germany 

  • ilCartastorie: Storytelling in the archives, Naples, Italy

  • Jewish Cultural Heritage: Educational programme,Warsaw, Poland ,

  • Advanced Master in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, European programme coordinated in Guimarães, Portugal

  • SAMPHIRE: Maritime heritage project in western Scotland, United Kingdom


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


Category Conservation

  • Kılıç Ali Paşa Hamam in Istanbul, Turkey


Category Research

  • Philippe Stern’s Collection of Timekeepers, Geneva, Switzerland

European Museum Forum

European Museum of the Year Award 2017

  • Museum of Ethnography, Geneva, Switzerland

Silletto Prize 2017

  • Leiria Museum, Leiria, Portugal

Kenneth Hudson Award 2017

  • Museum of the First President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia


The Council of Europe Museum Prize 2017

  • Caribbean Centre of Expressions and Memory of the Slave Trade and Slavery, Guadeloupe, France

European Museum Academy

Micheletti Award 2017

  • GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, Dublin, Ireland

DASA Award 2017

  • Designmuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

International Association for Children in Museums

Children in Museums Award 2017

  • National Museum of Science and Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Art Fund Prize

Museum of the Year 2017

  • The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Norwegian Museum Association

Norwegian Museum Of The Year 2017

  • Northern Norway Art Museum, Tromsø, Norway

Museums + Heritage Awards

Judges’ Special Recognition Award

  • The National Trust


Project on a Limited Budget

  • Hallaton in the Great War Research Group, Hallaton in the Great War - Tales of theUnexpected


Restoration or Conservation

  • The Fitzwilliam Museum and the Hamilton Kerr Institute, Restoration of Sebastiano'sAdoration of the Shepherds


Temporary or Touring Exhibition

  • The Novium, Chichester District Council, Tim Peake: An Extraordinary Journey


The International Award

  • Helsinki City Museum, The New Helsinki City Museum


Volunteers of the Year Award – Team

  • People's History Museum, Community Curators of Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights



  • Historic Royal Palaces, The Lost Palace


Marketing Campaign

  • 14-18 NOW, Jeremy Deller, Rufus Norris, National Theatre & Birmingham Rep, We're here because we're here'


Permanent Exhibition

  • National Museums Scotland, Ten New Galleries at the National Museum of Scotland


Educational Initiative

  • National Trust - Croome, Potter & Ponder: Sensory Experiences

Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2017

  • People’s History Museum, Manchester, United Kingdom

Intermuseum 2017 / ICOM Russia Awards

ICOM Russia award 

  • Yaroslavl State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-reserve, Yaroslavl region


Intermuseum best project in the sphere of museum education

  • The State Hermitage, Saint-Petersburg.

Intermuseum best museum scientific and research project

  • The State United Novgorod Museum-reserve, Novgorod Velikiy


Intermuseum best project in the sphere of IT and multimedia

  • Glinka National Museum Consortium of Musical Culture, Moscow


Intermuseum best project aimed at social cooperation

  • The museum of the history of Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg


Intermuseum Grand-Prix 

  • The State Peterhof Museum-reserve, Saint-Petersburg

Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds

BankGiro Loterij Museumprijs 2017

  • TextielMuseum, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Associação Portuguesa de Museologia

Portuguese Museum Award 2017​

  • Money Museum, Lisboa, Portugal

Swedish Museum Association / ICOM Sweden

Swedish Museum of the Year 2017

  • Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden

Heritage Education Trust

Sandford Awards 2017

  • Abbey House Museum and Kirkstall Abbey

  • Attingham Park, National Trust

  • Blenheim Palace

  • British Motor Museum

  • Cardiff Castle

  • Chawton House Library

  • Cooper Gallery- Barnsley Museums

  • Corinium Museum

  • Coventry Cathedral

  • Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms, Bath

  • Geevor Tin Mine

  • Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

  • Hull and East Riding Museum

  • Jane Austen's House Museum

  • Jewish Museum London

  • Knole, National Trust

  • Lamport Hall

  • Leeds Castle

  • Leeds City Museum

  • Lion Salt Works

  • M Shed, Bristol

  • Mansfield Museum

  • Museum of English Rural Life

  • National Football Museum

  • The Navan Centre and Fort

  • Norwich Castle

  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

  • Sentry Hill Historic House and Visitor Centre

  • Temple Newsam House

  • The Englefield Estate

  • The Geffrye, Museum of the Home

  • Valence House Museum

  • Verulamium Museum

  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

  • Weald and Downland Living Museum

  • Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse

  • Weston Park

  • Winding House Museum

  • York's Chocolate Story

Finnish Museums Association

Museum of the Century Award

  • Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tempere, Finland

International Design and Communication Awards

Best Branding

  • Gold - See Them Both By The San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art - Usa

  • Silver - Kunsten To Go By Kunsten Museum Of Modern Art Aalborg - Denmark

  • Bronze - Estufa At Estudio De Design Inhotim By Hardy Design - Brazil


Best Exhibitiomn Com'

  • Gold - The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces From Tate By Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki - New Zealand

  • Silver - Dinosaurs At Geneva Museum Of Natural History By Cavalcade - Switzerland

  • Silver - Dinosaurs On The Loose By The National Museum Wales / Amgueddfa Cymru - UK

  • Bronze - Topp Twins: An Exhibition By Te Manawa Museum Of Art, Science And History - New Zealand


Best Scenography for a temporary exhibition 

  • Gold - Our Stories: Interactive Learning Centre By The National Gallery Of Canada - Canada

  • Silver - The World Of The Dutch East India Company By The National Archives Of The Netherlands - Netherlands

  • Bronze - #Techstyle By The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston - Usa


Best Scenography for a permanent collection 

  • Gold - Tirpitz Museum By Tinker Imagineers - Netherlands

  • Gold - Smithsonian Institution's National Museum Of African American History And Culture By Ralph Appelbaum Associates - Usa

  • Silver - The Witte Museum By Gallagher & Associates - Usa

  • Bronze - The Candian History Hall By The Canadian Museum Of History - Canada


Best App 

  • Gold - Send Me Sfmoma By San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art - Usa

  • Silver - Eye To Ear, Gallery Of Audible Images By Nous Wissensmanagement Gmbh - Austria

  • Bronze - Tate Day Finding App By Fabrique, Q42 & Northernlight - Netherlands


Best Website 

  • Gold - Brokenships For Museum Of Broken Relationships By Infinum - Croatia

  • Silver - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's Website By Fabrique - Netherlands

  • Bronze - Convict Sydney By Sydney Living Museums - Australia

Estonian Museum Awards 2017

Conservation project of the year

  • Interdisciplinary studies of mummies and presentation of results to various target groups - Jaanika Anderson and Ester Oras, University of Tartu Museum


Temporary exhibition of the year

  • “The national costume is the norm. On every season” - Reet Piiri and Riina Reinvelt, Estonian National Museum


Permanent exhibition of the year

  • “Stories & Songs” - Tanel Veeremaa, The Estonian Theatre and Music Museum


Museum marketer of the year 

  • Weave yourself in history - Helena Haller, Evelin Värk, , Estonian Open Air Museum

Museum developer of the year

  • 360-degree Virtual Reality Movie "The Secrets of Ancient Sea"– Sander Olo, Estonian Museum of Natural History

Forum of Slavic Cultures

Živa Award 2017

  • Slovenian Alpine Museum, Jesenice, Slovenia

AHI Discover Heritage Awards 2017

Museums and historic properties/sites

  • Lifting the Lid at the Vyne


Visitor / Interpretation Centres

  • Man & Boy exhibition at Seamus Heaney HomePlace


Landscapes, forests, nature reserves, parks and gardens

  • Family narrated multi-lingual audio guides at world's third best garden


Interpretation for a target audience

  • Egyptian Sculpture Gallery Touch Tour


Community projects

  • Pop-Up Ruskin Museum


The AHI Award for Excellence in Interpretation

  • Lifting the Lid off the Vyne

ICOM Serbia Awards

Institution of the Year Award 2017

  • Museum of Applied Arts in Belgrade and National Museum in Belgrade for Partnership in the project "Ceramics and its Dimensions"

Project of the Year Award 2017

  • Living the Past - Serbian Medieval Gastronomy, Artis Center, Belgrade

The Best in Heritage

IMAGINES Project of Influence 2017

  • Provincie Limburg: Limburg 1914-1918, Small Stories From the Great War, Belgium

Best in Heritage Project of Influence 2017

  • Micropia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Asia & Pacific
asia & pacific

Chinese Museums Association

Most Innovative Museums in China 2017

  • Sichuan Museum, Chengdu

  • Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards

Award of Excellence

  • Blue House Cluster, Hong Kong SAR, China


Award of Distinction

  • Brookman and Moir Streets Precinct, Perth, Australia

  • Holy Trinity Cathedral, Shanghai, China


Award of Merit

  • Christ Church, Mumbai, India

  • Royal Bombay Opera House, Mumbai, IndiaSri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam, India

  • Great Hall and Clock Tower Buildings, Arts Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • New Design in Heritage Contexts:

  • Jingdezhen Ceramic Industry Museum, Jingdezhen, China

  • Macha Village, Gansu Province, China

  • Persian Gulf University – Faculty of Art & Architecture, Bulshehr, Iran

Japan Design Space Association

DSA Design Award Grand Prix 2017

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

2017 Victorian Museum Awards

The Archival Survival Award for Volunteer-Run Museums (up to 1 EFT paid staff)

  • Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic History


The Archival Survival Award for Small Museums (2-7 Paid Staff)

  • Burrinja Cultural Centre


The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums (8-50 Paid Staff)

  • Bendigo Tramways


The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Large Museums (51+ Paid Staff)

  • Museums Victoria


Victorian Collections Awards For Excellence In Museum Cataloguing


The Victorian Collections Award for Excellence for organisations with volunteer staff

  • Warrnambool and District Historical Society


The Victorian Collections Award for Excellence for organisations with paid staff

  • Mission to Seafarers Victoria


The Victorian Collections Award for Excellence for war heritage organisations

  • Wangaratta RSL Sub-Branch

Museum and Gallery Services Queensland

2017 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA)

Organisations with paid staff


  • Cairns Historical Society for Reimagining Cairns Museum  



  • Queensland Museum Network for World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

  • Logan Art Gallery for lesu ra mir giz (from the beginning) ge omaida (when the gospel came) mer ge baziarda (it took root in erub) igiare torres strait (and branched out to the whole of the torres strait)


  • Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach for Powering on Sustainably


Organisations Volunteer Run


  • Texas Qld Inc for Restoration of Texas Rabbit Works



  • Kilburnie Homestead, Jambin for Open Days

IMAGinE Awards 2017

Engagement Programs

  • Tamworth Powerstation Museum: Sparking Curiosity and Wonder: A K-6 Visit Experience and Education Kit

  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery: Generation Art

  • Art Gallery of New South Wales: Nude Live


Exhibition Projects Galeries

  • The Lock-Up – Know your neighbour

  • Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre: Nganampa Kililpil: Our Stars – Art from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara (APY) Lands

  • Campbelltown Arts Centre: Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise


Exhibition Projects Museums

  • Fairfield City Museum & Gallery: A Home Away from Home: Exploring Fairfield City’s Multicultural Clubs

  • Museum of the Riverina : Talking Machines

  • Australian Museum: Transformations – Art of the Scott Sisters


Capacity Building, Capital & Sustainability

  • Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest and Museum of Applied Arts & Science Gravity (and Wonder)

  • Museums Discovery Centre: Shared Museums Collections Storage Project

ServiceIQ 2017 New Zealand Museum Awards

Exhibition Excellence - Art

  • Te Tuhi: Share/Cheat/Unite

Exhibition Excellence - Science and Technology

  • Locales / Stardome Observatory: Stardome Exhibition

Exhibition Excellence - Social History

  • Nelson Provincial Museum: Murder at Maungatapu

Exhibition Excellence - Taonga Māori

  • Tairāwhiti Museum: Ko Rongwhaakata

Most Innovative use of Te Reo Māori

  • Auckland War Memorial Museum: Mana Aotūroa

ServiceIQ Museum Visitor Experience Award

  • Mokau Museum: "Save Mokau Museum"


Most Innovative Public Programme

  • Otago Museum: Yoga with the Butterflies


Museum Project Excellence Award

  • The Suter: The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū Redevelopment Project


Arts Access Museum Award

  • Te Manawa: NOA Open Studio and Inspired by


MSAANZ Best New Product and Best New Range Awards

  • Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum

  • Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa

MAGNA 2017

Interpretation, Learning & Audience Engagement
Level 1

  • National Portrait Gallery: Beneath the SKIN:  a partnership between the National Portrait Gallery and Canberra Youth Theatre

Level 2

  • National Trust of Western Australia: Sound from the Ground

Permanent Exhibition or Gallery Fitout
Level 1

  • Unley Museum: Terrible Tales of Unley

Level 2

  • Migration Museum: In this place – The history of the Migration Museum site

Level 4

  • Museums Victoria: Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery, Melbourne Museum

  • Museum of Brisbane: 100% Brisbane: Indigenous Project or Keeping Place

Level 1

  • Sovereign Hill Museums Association: The Gnarrwirring Ngitj/Learning Together Festival

Level 2

  • Western Australian Museum: Yurlmun: Mokare Mia Boodja (Returning to Mokare’s Home Country)

Level 3

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: kanalaritja: An Unbroken String

Temporary or Travelling Exhibition
Level 1

  • Hurstville Museum & Gallery: Tying the knot: wedding stories & beyond

Level 2

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: One Hell of an Inferno: the 1967 Tasmanian Bushfires

Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest and Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences: Gravity (and Wonder)
Level 3

  • Western Australian Museum: Lustre: Pearling and Australia National Tour

Level 4

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Tempest


National Winner

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery: Tempest

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American Alliance of Museums

AAM Excellence in Exhibition Awards


Overall Award Winner

  • Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Philadelphia, PA


Special Achievement (alphabetical order by exhibit title)

  • Altered State: Marijuana in California: Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

  • Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road

  • The Getty Research Institute and The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA

  • The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe

  • Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

  • William Conner House: Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN

  • The Wonder Sound: The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

AAM Chair’s Leadership Award 2017

  • National Museum of African American History and Culture

AAM Awards for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion



  • Missouri History Museum



  • The Field Museum, “Field for All”

EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming

  • Shedd Underwater Robotics, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

EdCom Award for Excellence in Resources

  • Bubblehub- Volunteer Online Community: John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago,IL

EdCom Award for Innovation in Museum Education

  • Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Philadelphia, PA for Returning Citizens Tour Guide Project


The Sustainability Excellence Award (SEA) 2017


Facilities/Site and Operation

  • National Museum of the American Indian     



  • Folklife Festival: Smithsonian Foldk



  • Balboa Park: Balboa Park Sustainability Studio

Institute of Museum and Library Services

  • Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (Alaska State Museums) (Juneau, Alaska)

  • Aspen Art Museum (Aspen, Colorado)

  • Cedar Rapids Public Library (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

  • Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (Skokie, Illinois)

  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum (Wausau, Wisconsin)

  • Long Beach Public Library (Long Beach, California)

  • Peralta Hacienda Historical Park (Oakland, California)

  • Richland Library (Columbia, South Carolina)

  • University of Minnesota Libraries (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

  • Waterville Public Library (Waterville, Maine)

Canadian Museums Association

Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education

  • MakerLab Youth Immersion: Two Rivers Gallery (Prince George, B.C.)

Award of Outstanding Achievement in Conservation

  • Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures: Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Ont.)

Award of Outstanding Achievement in Marketing

  • Remember Them at The Rooms Campaign: The Rooms Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (St John’s, N.L.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy

  • Pierre Lassonde: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Québec, Que.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions — Cultural Heritage (budget less than $1M) 

  • Tu ne tueras point: Musée des religions du monde (Nicolet, Que.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions — Science (budget over $1M) 

  • Pliosaur Exhibits: The Manitoba Museum (Winnipeg, Man.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions — Art (budget less than $1M) 

  • Hommage à Dallaire: Que la Fête commence!: Galerie Montcalm (Gatineau, Que.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions — Art (budget over $1M) 

  • Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories: UBC Museum of Anthropology (Vancouver, B.C.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions — Cultural Heritage (budget over $1M) 

  • TOGETHER: An Exhibition on Global Development: Aga Khan Foundation Canada (Ottawa, Ont.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in New Media

  • Surrey Urban Screen: Surrey Art Gallery (Surrey, B.C.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Research — Art

  • Mystical Landscapes: Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, Ont.)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Research — Cultural Heritage

  • Notman, photographe visionnaire: Musée McCord Museum (Montreal, QC)

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

Excellence in Community Programming

  • The Société d’histoire de Sherbrooke for its History Goes to the Market event; Sherbrooke, Quebec

  • The Exploration Place Museum and Science Centre and the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation for the new Hodul’eh-a: A Place of Learning gallery; Prince George, BC


Excellence in Museums: The History Alive! Award

  • Manitoba Museum: Spirit Lines educational kit, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)

To be announced..

The Society for the History of Technology

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits

  • “Science and Technology Galleries,” National Museum of Scotland

Soft Power Destinations 2017 Awards

Soft Power Activation Award

  • The Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, USA

Soft Power District Award:

  • Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, Los Angeles, USA

Alberta Museums Association Awards 2017

Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility 

  • Fort Edmonton Park

Leadership Award in Education 

  • Musée Héritage Museum

Leadership Award in Engagament 

  • Lougheed House Beltline AlTOURnative Project Team

Trip Advisor

2017 Travelers' Choice - Top Museums of the World

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York

  • The National WWII Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

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Multimedia & New Technologies
multimedia and new technologies

2017 MUSE Awards

Applications & APIs

  • Gold: The Walters Ex Libris: The Walters Art Museum and Byte Studios


Audio Tours & Podcasts

  • Bronze: The Rama Epic Audio Tour: Asian Art Museum and Acoustiguide 

  • Silver: Raw Material: A Podcast from SFMOMA: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

  • Gold: Building for Art: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


Digital Communities

  • Bronze: Tattoo Stories: The Field Museum 

  • Silver: The Stinkiest Thing You Ever Watched: The New York Botanical Garden

  • Can You Name #5WomenArtists?: A Viral Campaign for Women's History Monthld: Go
    The National Museum of Women in the Arts 

Education & Outreach

  • Bronze: Wild Minds: What Animals Really Think: New York Hall of Science and National Science Foundation

  • Silver: Museum at Your Fingertips: San Diego Air and Space Museum and Balboa Park Online



  • Gold: Smithsonian Learning Lab: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access

Games & Virtual/Augmented Reality

  • Bronze: Handley Page VR: Science Museum and Preloaded

  • Silver: Situation Room Experience: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and


National Archives and Records Administration

  • Gold: Lumin: Detroit Institute of Arts, GuidiGo, and Google


Interactive Kiosks

  • Bronze: Engineering in a River System: Museum of Science, Boston

  • Silver: Postcards to Your Future Self Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site and Interactive Mechanics

  • Gold: Follow the Green Book: National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution and Cortina Productions


Interpretive Interactive Installations

  • Bronze: The Institute Presents: Neurosociety / Media Design and Production: Pace Art + Technology, Todomundo! and Unified Field

  • Silver: BioDesign Studio: The Tech Museum of Innovation and Local Projects

  • Gold: Connected Worlds: New York Hall of Science, Design I/O, and CIESIN, Columbia University


Mobile Applications

  • Bronze: HMT: Hoover-Mason Trestle

  • Silver: SFMOMA App

  • Gold: Out Loud: The Andy Warhol Museum and The Studio at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh


Multimedia Installations

  • Bronze: BMO Soundscapes Gallery: National Music Centre, Haley Sharpe Design, St. Joseph Media, Richard Lewis Media Group,  mediaNoise, and Design and Production Incorporated

  • Silver: “#techstyle”: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Gold: Cave 45: A Virtual Immersive Experience – Cave Templates of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road: J. Paul Getty Trust, yU+co, Dunhuang Academy, and Dunhuang Foundation


Online Presence

  • Bronze: "Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series" Website: The Phillips Collection and TOKY Branding + Design

  • Silver: Redesign: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

  • Gold: A Year of Facebook Live from the American Museum of Natural History: American Museum of Natural History


Open Culture 

  • LAKE: An Open Source, Community Driven DAMS for Museums: The Art Institute of ChicagoBronze:

  • Silver: Coyote: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Prime Access Consulting

  • Gold: British Art Studies: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale Center for British Art


Public Outreach

  • Bronze: Pacific Visions Promo Video: Aquarium of the Pacific and Cortina Productions 

  • Silver: #KeepThemRuby Kickstarter Campaign: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History 

  • Gold: Happy Holidays from Crystal Bridges: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art


Video, Film, & Computer Animation

  • Bronze: Shelf Life: Fossil Hunting In the Gobi 360: American Museum of Natural History 

  • Silver: Question Power: Science Museum of Virginia and Sanan Media 

  • Gold: "Liberty Fever" Introductory Film: American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Cortina Productions


Jim Blackaby Memorial Award

  • The Institute Presents: Neurosociety / Media Design and Production: PACE Art + Technology, Todomundo! and Unified Field

Museums and the Web GLAMi Awards 2017

Education Program    

  • Museum at Your Fingertips: Telepresence Tours for Schools    


Exhibition and Collection Extension

  • Explore    


Exhibition Media or Experience    

  • Trait Tree: VOLUME: Making Music in Aotearoa



  • ArtLens Studio


Marketing and Promotion

  • #ElectionCollection

  • Digital content strategy


Museum-Wide Guide or Program

  • The SFMOMA App

Heritage in Motion

Best Achievement Award 2017

  • Historic Royal Palaces "The Lost Palace"

Apps for mobile devices

  • Athens Time Walk: Greece by Diadrasis Ladas I & Co GP

Websites and online content

  • Stockholmskällan: Sweden by the Stockholm City Museum, the Stockholm City Archive, the Stockholm City Library and the City of Stockholm Administration of Education


Film & Video

  • EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: United Kingdom by Seventh Art Productions

AVICOM / F@IMP 2.0 2017

Short Film

  • Gold Prize: The State Tretyakov Gallery: Unequal Marriage

  • Silver Prize: State Museum Preserve "Rostov kremlin": Metropolitan Garden

  • Bronze Prize: Tsarskoye Selo State Museum: Promo-video of the pavilion "Arsenal" in the Alexander Park of The Tsarskoye Selo


Medium Length Film

  • Gold Prize: Casa K'ojom & Samuel Franco Arce: Treasures of Nepal

  • Gold Prize: Espoo City Museum: Searching for the Red Moose

  • Silver Prize: The State Tretyakov Gallery: Valentin Serov. Biography and geography

  • Bronze Prize: The Moscow Kremlin State Historical and Cultural Museum and Heritage Site: Vasily Konovalenko. Facets of Talent


  • Gold Prize: Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation: The Secret Life of Portlligat. Salvador Dalí's House

  • Silver Prize: Bank of Russia: Signatures on the Soviet Chervonets


Interactive Exhibition Installation

  • Gold Prize: The State Museum-Preserve "The Kulikovo pole": The Grand Model of Kulikovo Battle

  • Silver Prize: Bible Museum: Miracles - Jesus feeds the five thousand

  • Bronze Prize: Bible Museum: Abraham's route.


Other Application

  • Gold Prize: Bible Museum: Temple of Herod

  • Silver Prize: Lutheran Church Museum: Lutheran Virtual Church Tour) Museum of Csorna: Technologies in museum education


Grand Prize

  • Lutheran Church Museum + Mome+ Open Creativ kft.

MAPDA 2017

Institution Website
Level A

  • Bundanon Trust Website: Bundanon Trust, Boccalatte & Interaction Consortium


Level B

  • Mona Website: Mona (Museum Of Old And New Art, David Campbell And Mick Fennelly (Mona Communications Team)



Level A

  • The Lock Up - 2017 Exhibition Program: The Lock Up, Headjam

  • Kenji Uranishi: Momentary (Film)

  • Museum Of Brisbane: Simon Woods (Museum Of Brisbane)


Level B
Best In Show - Multimedia

  • Acmi Brand Tvc: Acmi, Field Carr (Acmi Design)

Jodi Awards: 2017

  • Signly @ The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Museums in Short 2017

  • "Russian avant-garde in Belgrade”: Museum of Yugoslav History, Beograd (Serbia)

2017 Annual Webby Awards



  • Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art / 2017 People's Voice

  • The Garden Of Earthly Delights By Jheronimus Bosch

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