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Awards 2015

Museum, heritage and conservation projects awarded in 2013




European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2013


Category 1 - Conservation

  • Tallinn Seaplane Harbour, Estonia

  • Peenemünde Power Station, Usedom, Germany

  • Taut’s Home, Berlin, Germany

  • Propylaea Central Building, Acropolis, Athens, Greece

  • Festetich Castle, Alsóbogát, Hungary

  • The Forest of Saint Francis, Assisi, Italy

  • Railway bridges in the Langstraat Region, from ‘s-Hertogenbosch to Lage Zwaluwe, The Netherlands

  • Lyceum Passos Manuel, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Chalet of the Countess of Edla, Sintra, Portugal

  • Northern Romanesque, Castile and León, Spain

  • The Fountain of the Lions, Granada, Spain

  • Roman Theatre of Medellin, Spain

  • Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine, Sardón de Duero, Valladolid, Spain

  • King’s Cross Station, London, United Kingdom

  • Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, United Kingdom


Category 2 - Research

  • Restoration of the Exceptional Machines of Wielemans-Ceuppens Brewery, Brussels, Belgium

  • Company Towns in European Textile Industry 1771-1914, Lodz, Poland

  • Granaries on Stilts: the Ancient Art of Building with Nature, Castropol, Spain


Europa Nostra Award for a project from a European country not taking part in the EU Culture Programme:

  • The housing complex of Lignon: architectural study and intervention strategies, Geneva, Switzerland


Category 3 - Dedicated service

  • Fondation du Patrimoine, Paris, France

  • Association for the Promotion of Art and Culture in the Eastern Part of Germany (VKF), Berlin, Germany

  • ESMA- Committee for the Conservation of the Acropolis Monuments, Athens, Greece

  • Foundation Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva (FRESS), Lisbon, Portugal

  • Martin Drury, London, United Kingdom


Category 4 - Education, training and awareness-raising

  • Irish Walled Towns Network Educational Programme, Kilkenny, Ireland

  • Italian Places I Love, Milan, Italy

  • Wooden housing in Kuldiga old town, Latvia

  • SOS Azulejo Project, Loures, Portugal

  • The Living Cabanyal Archive, Valencia, Spain

  • South Pennines Watershed Landscape, Bradford, United Kingdom

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European Museum Forum


European Museum of the Year Award 2013

  • Riverside Museum: Scotland’s Museum of Transport and Travel, Glasgow, Scotland


The Council of Europe Museum Prize 2013

  • Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom


Kenneth Hudson Award 2013

  • Batalha’s Municipal Community Museum, Damão e Diu – Batalha, Portugal


Silletto Prize 2013

  • MAS Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp, Belgium


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European Museum Academy


Micheletti Award 2013

  •  Museum of Military History, Dresden, Germany


2013 Children's Museums Award

  • Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, United States


European Museum Academy Prize 2013

  • Europeana Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands


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Art Fund Prize


Museum of the Year 2013

  • William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, United Kingdom


Clore Award for Museum Learning 2013

  • The Hepworth Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom


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Norwegian Museum Association


Norwegian Museum Of The Year 2013

  • Popsenteret, Oslo, Norway


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Museum Prijs / Prix de Musees


Prix de musees 2013

  • Musée des instruments de musique, Brussels

  • Le Musée de l’Industrie, du Travail et du Textile. MIAT, Vlaanderen

  • Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image imprimée, Wallonië


Prix du public 2013

  • art) & (marges museum, Brussel

  • MAS - Het Museum aan de Stroom, Vlaanderen

  • Grand Curtius, Wallonië


Prix de enfants 2013

  • Muséum des Sciences naturelles, Brussel

  • Suske en Wiske (Bob et Bobette) Kindermuseum, Vlaanderen 

  • Musée Ianchelevici, Wallonië


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Museums + Heritage Awards 2013


Sustainability Award

  • Science Museum: Hemcrete Museum Store


Customer Service Award

  • National Trust: Ickworth Lives


Restoration or conservation, Joint winners

  • Douglas D Kent: 25-27 Church Street, Saffron Walden: Conservation of Pargeting Landmark Trust: Astley Castle


International Award

  • Sarner International Ltd on behalf of Fram Museum, Oslo, Norway


Innovations Award

  • ISO: The Gallery of Lost Art, Tate


Marketing Campaign

  • Kiplin Hall: Plate Appeal - It's a Piece of Cake!


Permanent Exhibition

  • Pringle Richards Sharratt Architects and GuM Design: William Morris Gallery


Project on a limited Budget

  • Dimbola Museum & Galleries: Mad Hatter Tearoom and Gift Shop Refurbishment


Educational Award, Joint winners

  • Design Museum: Design Ventura

  • National Centre for Citizenship and the Law: I Pledge


Temporary or Touring

  • Natural History Museum: Scott's Last Expedition


Trading + Enterprise

  • Titanic Belfast: The Titanic Store at Titanic Belfast


Best of the Best

  • Natural History Museum, London


Culture Pros Pick

  • Grant Museum of Zoology, London


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Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2013


  • Horniman Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • Brixham Heritage Museum, Devon, United Kingdom


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Intermuseum Russia laureates 2013


ICOM Russia Award 2013

  • Yaroslavl art museum: "Seminarists in the museum", Yaroslav


Museum as educational resource of the society

  • Perm museum of local lore, Perm


Our visitor - Educational program for the exhibition

  • "Jaws" - The State Darwin museum, Moscow


Rare guest

  • "Seminarists in the museum" Yaroslavl art museum, Yaroslav


Museum for everybody

  • "Bright world" - The State museum of the history of religion, St. Petersburg


Museum on display

  • Multimedia complex of the Perm museum of local lore, Perm


Museum manual

  • "Paleobook" Perm museum of local lore, Perm


Museum constructor

  • Museum labarotory of the State biological museum named after K. Timiriazev, Moscow



  • "Lesson in a museum" - The State museum of the history of religion. St. Petersburg


Educational centre

  • Educational centre of the Perm museum of local lore, Perm

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Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds


BankGiro Loterij Museumprijs 2013

  • Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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Associação Portuguesa de Museologia - APOM 2013 Awards


Best Portuguese Museum Award

  • Air Museum, Sintra

  • National Museum Machado de Castro ,Coimbra


Institution Award

  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation ,Lisbon

  • Dr. António Cupertino de Miranda Foundation ,Porto


International Project Award

  • Álvaro Siza Vieira


Best Exhibition Award

  • Partnership National Museum of Contemporary Art and Chiado’s Museum ,Lisbon

  • Partnership National Museum Soares dos Reis and Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto’s University ,Porto


Best Museographic Work Award

  • Puppet Museum ,Lisbon


Best Museology Award

  • The Churchs’ cultural properties magazine Invenire - Portuguese Episcopal Conference


Best Conservation and Restoration Award

  • São Roque Museum ,Lisbon  


Best Cultural Extension Service Award

  • Museum of Angra do Heroísmo, Azores


Inovation and Creativity Award

  • Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães, Braga


Incorporation Award

  • Music Museum, Lisbon

  • Archaeologic Municipal Museum José Monteiro, Fundão


Best On-line Comunication Award

  • Museum Medeiros e Almeida, Lisbon


Best Museum Website Award

  • Portuguese Episcopal Conference

  • Portuguese Cinematheque / Cinema Museum, Lisbon


Best Management and Multimídia Application Award

  • National Museum of Carriages, Lisbon


Touristic Information Award

  • Azores Regional Direction of Culture

  • Northern Regional Direction of Culture / Tourism of Porto and North of Portugal


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Swedish Museum Association / ICOM Sweden


Swedish Museum of the Year 2013

  • Jamtli, Östersund, Sweden


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Heritage Education Trust


Sandford Award Winners 2013

  • Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

  • Armley Mills Leeds Industrial Museum

  • Avoncroft Museum

  • Bantock House Museum

  • Beaney House of Art and Knowledge

  • Belton House

  • Boughton House

  • Bowes Museum

  • Brading Roman Villa

  • The Commandery

  • Derby Museum and Art Gallery

  • Dinefwr (Newton House)

  • Discovery Point/RRS Discovery

  • Eastbury Manor House

  • Enginuity

  • Fota Wildlife Park

  • The Giant's Causeway

  • Gladstone Pottery Museum

  • Great Cressingham Victorian School

  • Hampton Court Palace

  • Harewood House

  • The Historic Dockyard Chatham

  • Jackfield Tile Museum

  • John Moore Museum

  • Lancashire Archives

  • Leeds Art Gallery

  • Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

  • Muckross Traditional Farms

  • Museum of Cannock Chase

  • National Coal Mining Museum for England

  • The National Gallery

  • National Museum of Wales

  • Normanby Hall

  • North Lincolnshire Museum

  • Ordsall Hall

  • Penlee House Gallery and Museum

  • The Priest's House Museum

  • Ripon Museum Trust

  • River & Rowing Museum

  • Royal Cornwall Museum

  • The Sainsbury Centre

  • St Albans Cathedral Education Centre

  • Salford Museum and Art Gallery

  • Staircase House

  • Thwaite Mills Watermill

  • Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Trust

  • Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

  • Verdant Works

  • The Wallace Collection

  • The Workhouse, Southwell


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International Design and Communication Awards 2013


Best Branding Campaign

  • Winner: Cossette: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Canada

  • Silver: The Metropolitan Museum of Art by LaPlaca Cohen, United States

  • Joint Bronze: Spritmuseum by Stockholm Design Lab- Sweden

  • Joint Bronze: Barbican Centre by North – United Kingdom

  • Special Jury Award: The Battle of Bannockburn, National Trust for Scotland by The Beautiful Meme, United Kingdom


Best Logo

  • Winner:Inhotim Escola by Hardy Design- Brasil

  • Silver: The Battle of Bannockburn, National Trust for Scotland by The Beautiful Meme, United Kingdom

  • Bronze: Cite de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, France


Best Exhibition Communication

  • Winner: Picasso vs. Duchamp, Moderna Museet, Sweden

  • Silver: Lost Warrior, Asian Art Museum, United States

  • Bronze: Red Giant, Powerhouse Museum, Australia


Best Exhibition Layout

  • Winner: The Darkroom, Nederlands Fotomuseum by Kossmann Dejong, The Netherlands

  • Silver: MixMax Brazil, Tropenmuseum Junior, The Netherlands

  • Joint Bronze: The Storage – An Ethnographic Treasury, Världskulturmuseerna- Sweden

  • Joint Bronze: Interferences, France Allemagne 1800-2000, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de la ville de Strasbourg by Frenak & Jullien Architectes-France


Best Programme

  • Winner: 100 innovations, Tekniska Museet, Sweden

  • Silver: Educalab PJJ, Palais de Tokyo, France

  • Bronze: MixMax Brazil, Tropenmuseum, The Netherlands


Best App

  • Winner: VERSO: Unveiling the backstory, The Minneapolis Institutes of Arts- United States

  • Winner: Anne Frank Amsterdam, Anne Frank House by Lbi Netherlands & Repudo- The Netherlands

  • Bronze: Jumieges 3D, L'Abbaye de Jumièges by Art Graphique et Patrimoine- France


Best Website

  • Winner: Paris 3D by Dassault Systemes- France

  • Silver: Asian Art Museum- United States

  • Bronze: ABBA The Museum by SWE Advertising Agency- Sweden


Best Signage

  • Winner: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, MCA- Australia

  • Silver: Parrish Art Museum by LaPlaca Cohen- United States

  • Bronze: MAS, Museum and Heritage Antwerp- Belgium


Best Partnership

  • Winner: Sèvres - Cité Céramique and Wikimedia- France

  • Silver: MOCCA and Umbra by Cossette- Canada

  • Bronze: Dassault Système 3D and Planet +, Flammarion, Musée Carnavalet and Mairie de Paris- France


Best Merchandise

  • Winner: Great Singapore Souvenir GSS, the National Heritage Board- Singapore

  • Silver: Jacques Demy, Cinémathèque- France


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Estonian Museum Awards 2013


Conservation Project Of The Year

  • Conserving 5 “Legal Hawks” – Mariliis Vaks, Estonian National Museum


Marketer Of The Year

  • ”Rails Lead To Heritage” – Riin Alatalu, Hannele Känd, Triin Männik, Team Of The Year Of Cultural Heritage


Exhibition Of The Year

  • “Here We Are! The First Century Of Estonian Film”, Estonian History Museum


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Collections Trust Awards 2013


Collections Practice Award

  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Devon, United Kingdom


Participatory Practice Award

  • Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury, United Kingdom


Collections on a Budget Award

  • East Grinstead Museum, West Sussex, United Kingdom


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ICOM Slovenia Awards 2013

  • Slovene Ethnographic Museum, "Orinoco" by Nina Zdravič Polič, Ljubljana, Slovenia 

  • National Liberation Museum, »Taking over the Museum«, Maribor, Slovenia


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JODI Awards 2013


Award for Access Planning and User Engagement

  • Imperial War Museum – Historic Duxford, Duxford


Award for Access Planning and User Engagement, and Impact

  • VocalEyes – London Beyond Sight, London


International Award for Digital Access Online

  • Association Valentin Hauy – Eole, Paris


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ICOM Austria Museum Award 2013

  • Museums Association Klostertal: "The Lechquellengebirge and its development", Wald am Arlberg

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A S I A   &   P A C I F I C


Chinese Museums Association Awards 2013


Most innovative Chinese Museums 2013

  • Shaanxi Museum, Xi'an, China

  • Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China


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Japanese Association of Museums


Prize of Encouragement 2013

  • Otaru Museum: Role of a community museum recording the ‘now’


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Architectural Institute of Japan


AIJ Prize for Education 2013

  • Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum and others: Practice and Dissemination activities of architectural education program with a focus on the “Kenchiku-Taiso” workshop


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Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities


Grand prizes 2013

  • Setagaya Literary Museum: Museum which people can experience literature

  • Minokamo City Museum: Museum complex enhancing power of cultures


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MAGNA Awards 2013


National Winner

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery "Redevelopment Project - Core Exhibitions"



Level 1

  • Museum of Chinese Australian History "Water Dragon"


Public Programs

Level 1

  • National Portrait Gallery "ADFAS Hearing Impaired Program"

Level 2

  • Museum of Chinese Australian History "The Travelling Museum"


Exhibition - Temporary

Level 1

  • Western Australian Museum Geraldton "Seeing Change: A photographic story from Abrolhos fishers"

Level 2

  • Maitland Regional Art Gallery "Paperworks"

Level 3

  • Museum Victoria "The Art of Science: Remarkable Natural History Illustrations from Museum Victoria"

Level 4

  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image "Game Masters"


Exhibition - Permanent

Level 4

  • Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery "Redevelopment Project - Core Exhibitions"


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2013 Victorian Museum Award


The TASHCO Systems Award for Volunteer Run Museums

  • Charlton Golden Grains Museum Museum Display Redevelopment


The Archival Survival Award for Small Museums

  • Burrinja Cultural Centre Fashion Meets Fiction: The Darnell Collection Exhibition


The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Medium Museums

  • Heide Museum of Modern Art Louise Bourgeois in Australia


The Museums Australia (Victoria) Award for Large Museums

  • ACMI Game Masters Exhibition


Victorian Collections Cataloguing Awards

Volunteer Run Organisations Category

  • Greensborough & District Historical Society


Organisations with Paid Staff Category

  • University of Ballarat Art & Historical Collection


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Museum and Gallery Services Queensland


Gallery and Museum Awards 2013 (GAMMA)

Staff of 4 or more

  • Museum Development Officer Program, Queensland Museum

Staff of under 4

  • Kombumerri Aboriginal Corporation for Culture

Volunteer run

  • Wondai Regional Art Gallery

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IMAGinE awards 2013


Exhibitions: Volunteer

  • Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park: Fire in the Mine


Exhibitions: 1 -2 staff

  • Temora Rural Museum: Willo's Wiradjuri Keeping Place


Exhibitions: 3 - 20 staff

  • The Nicholson Museum: The Lego Colosseum

  • 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art and Carriageworks: Song Dong


Exhibitions: Over 20 staff

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in collaboration with Hurstville City Council and Westfield Hurstville: Ultimate vision - Monuments to Us


Collection Management: Volunteer

  • Mid North Coast Maritime Museum: South West Rocks flagstaff restoration project


Collection Management: 1 -2 staff

  • Lady Denman Museum: Collection Management Centre


Collection Management: 3 - 20 staff

  • Tweed River Regional Museum: Collection assessment and relocation


Education & audience development: Volunteer

  • Yamba Museum: VISIONS4CHANGE


Education & audience development: 1- 2 staff

  • Age of Fishes Museum: Take Away Fish


Education & audience development: 3 - 20 staff

  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery: Look Art Talk: Art and Alzheimer's pilot program


Education & audience development: over 20 staff

  • Sydney Living Museums: Hyde Park Barracks Museum audio and Auslan tour


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New Zealand 2013 Museum Awards


Significant Redevelopment

  • Toitū, Dunedin


Public Programmes

  • Auckland Museum for UrbanLife, Auckland



  • The Kauri Museum, Matakohe


Small museum exhibition

  • Fashion Museum for "Home Sewn"


Art exhibition

  • Christchurch Art Gallery for "Outer Spaces"


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UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation


Awards of Excellence 2013

  • The restoration of the principal chedi in Wat Prayurawongsawas Worawihan temple, Bangkok, Thailand


Awards of Distinction 2013

  • The Great Serai, Kabul, Afghanistan

  •  Lal Chimney Compound, Mumbai, India

  •  Khaplu Palace, Baltistan, Pakistan


Awards of Merit 2013

  • Maryborough Railway Station, Victoria, Australia

  • Enjoying Snow Yard, Beijing, China

  • Tai O Heritage Hotel, Hong Kong SAR, China

  • Royal Bombay Yacht Club Residential Chambers, Mumbai, India

  • Otaki Town Hall, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

  • Historic Buildings in Duong Lam Village, Son Tay, Hanoi, Viet Nam


Honourable Mentions

  •     Sailmaker's Shed, Broome, Western Australia, Australia

  •     Lost Bomb Shelter of the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Viet Nam


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Aga Khan Development Network


Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013


  • Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

  • Rabat-Salé Urban Infrastructure Project, Morocco

  • Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

  • Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

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N O R T H    A M E R I C A


American Alliance of Museums


2013 EdCom Award for Excellence in Programming

  • Early Elementary Science Partnership (E2SP), The Field Museum, Chicago


2013 EdCom Excellence in Resources

  • Preparing for the Oath: U.S. History and Civics for Citizenship, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C


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Institute of Museum and Library Services


National Medal for Museum and Library Service 2013 recipients

  • Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, Mass.

  • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio

  • Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale, Miss.

  • Discovery Science Center, Santa Ana, Calif.

  • Marshalltown Public Library, Marshalltown, Iowa

  • National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Pierce County Library System, Tacoma, Wash.

  • Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Rancho Cucamonga Public Library, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

  • Waukegan Public Library, Waukegan, Ill.


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California Association of Museums


2nd Annual Superintendent's Awards for Excellence in Museum Education

  • Aquarium of the Pacific - Interactive Videoconferencing Program

  • Computer History Museum - Get Invested: Case Studies in Innovation

  • Crocker Art Museum - Art Ark

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - Art Programs with the Community: LACMA On-Site

  • Palo Alto Art Center - Project LOOK!

  • Roseville Utility Exploration Center - Planet Protector School Tours


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Canadian Museums Association 2013 Awards


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Conservation

  • Conservation of the Regimental Colour of the 104th Regiment of Foot (New Brunswick Museum)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education

  • La parole est à nous! (Écomusée du Fier Monde)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions

  • 1812 (Canadian War Museum)


Exhibitions Traffic     

  • Traffic: Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980



  • Musee du Fjord   


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Facility Development and Design

  • Nouveau pavillon Claire et Marc Bourgie d'art québécois et canadien (Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Management

  • Museums project (Association of Nova Scotia Museums)


Award of Outstanding Achievement in Marketing

  • Museum of Vancouver Marketing Plan 2012 (Museum of Vancouver)


Awards of Outstanding Achievement in Publications

  • Baxter& IAIN BAXTER&: Works 1958-2011 (Goose Lane Editions & Art Gallery of Ontario)


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

  • The Écomusée du fier monde, Montreal, Canada

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UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize 2013


  • Apoyo al Desarrollo de Archivos y Bibliotecas, Mexico City, Mexico

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2013 Red Dot Design Award

  • Museum of the Moving Image / Leeser Architecture, Astoria, United States

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The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)

2013 Leading Edge Award Recipients

Leading Edge Award for Business Practice

  • Sciencecenter "", New York, United States


Leading Edge Award for Visitor Experience

  • Science Alive! The New Zealand Science Centre "A Science Centre Without Walls", Christchurch, New Zealand


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Trip Advisor


2013 Travelers' Choice - Top Museums of the World

  1. State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

  2. National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City, Mexico

  3. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


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W E B   &   A / V

2013 MUSE Awards



  • Gold: The Field Museum: Changing View of T. rex     

  • Silver: Natural History Museum of Utah: Lightweeds, Utah


Applications & APIs

  • Gold: Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt: National Design Museum

  • Silver: Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Verso    

  • Bronze: Lincoln Park Zoo: Observe to Learn


Audio Tours & Podcasts

  • Gold: Maritime Gloucester and Untravel Media: Walking Cinema: Posts from Gloucester

  • Silver: Barnes Foundation: Riddle of the Room Family     

  • Bronze: National Museum of American History: The History Explorer


Digital Communities

  • Gold: Indianapolis Museum of Art: ArtBabble Redesign    

  • Silver: Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Young People’s Ofrendas    

  • Bronze: Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation: My History Museum


Education & Outreach

  • Gold: The Museum of Modern Art: MoMA Learning     

  • Silver: California Academy of Sciences: Earthquake iTunes U Course

  • Bronze: National Museum of Mathematics: National Museum of Mathematics


Games & Augmented Reality

  • Gold: Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago: Code Fred: Survival Mode     

  • Silver: National Palace Museum: It's a Big World: Globetrotting

  • Bronze: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Murder at the Met: An American Art Mystery


Honeysett & Din Student Award

  • Gold: Zukerman Museum of Art: Paper Moon E-catalogue     


Interactive Kiosks

  • Gold: Cleveland Museum of Art: Sculpture Lens     

  • Silver: University of Pennsylvania: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Maya 2012: Lords of Time - Glyph Writing Interactive     

  • Bronze: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Chinese Scroll Interactive: History Colorado Time Machines     


Interpretive Interactive Installations

  • Gold: Cleveland Museum of Art: Gallery One    

  • Silver: Science Museum, London: Web Lab    

  • Bronze: Bluecadet and The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Maya 2012: Lords of Time


Mobile Applications

  • Gold: GuideOne and Smithsonian: Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes    

  • Silver: Exploratorium: Sound Uncovered    

  • Bronze: Cleveland Museum of Art: ArtLens


Multimedia Installations

  • Gold: Potion and Tenement Museum: Shop Life    

  • Silver: Adler Planetarium: The Universe, a Walk Through Space and Time     

  • Bronze: WEATHERHEAD: Experience Design Group, Inc. and Museum of History and Industry: The Great Seattle Fire


Online Presence

  • Gold: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 82nd & Fifth     

  • Silver: The Museum of Modern Art: Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000     

  • Bronze: Indianapolis Museum of Art Indigenous | Out of the Wild with A. Bitterman


Public Outreach

  • Gold: Dallas Museum of Art: DMA Friends     

  • Silver: Australian National Maritime Museum: Waves of Migration     

  • Bronze: J. Paul Getty Trust: Pacific Standard Time Presents


Video & Film

  • Gold: Exploratorium: Science in the City     

  • Silver: Angle Park, Inc. and The Field Museum: A Passion for Birds     

  • Bronze: Donna Lawrence Productions and New-York Historical Society: New York Story


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MW2013 Best of the Web


Rich Media

  • Anish Kapoor in MCA Publications More..




Digital Exhibition

  • The Gallery of Lost Art More..


Innovative / Experimental

  • Rijksstudio: Make Your Own Masterpiece More..





  • Sound Uncovered More..


Museum Professional

  • Beyond the Printed Page: Museum Digital Publishing Bliki More..


Research / Collections Online

  • Cooper-Hewitt Online Collection More..


Social Media


Best Small Museum Project


People’s Choice

  • Rijksstudio: Make Your Own Masterpiece More..


Best of the Web

  • Rijksstudio: Make Your Own Masterpiece More..


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other years:

List of Awards 2016

List of Awards 2015

List of Awards 2014

List of Awards 2013

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