Monday, June 13, 2011

British Museum has been crowned as "Museum of the Year" 2011

Congratulations to the British Museum! The institution has just been crowned as the "Museum of the Year" Award by the Art Fund 2011, and took a prize of £ 100,000.

The Art Fund awards £ 100,000 a year for a single museum or gallery in a project that excites the judges through their excellence, originality and imagination.

The British Museum has won the prize for the pioneering history of the world in a series of 100 objects.

The judges praised the way the history of the world was far beyond the walls of the Museum of London, and his pioneering use of digital resources to generate huge public commitment.

In the center of A History of the World was a series of 100 pieces on BBC Radio have completed a narrative history through objects from the British Museum two million years until today. The British Museum, the BBC and more than 550 museums around the country gathered in an ambitious partnership that captured the imagination of millions of people around the world.

I am very proud that one of the largest institutions of London won the first prize, and was a big fan of Radio 4 shows.

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The Captain Kidd Story on The Museum of London, Dockland
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