Three UK museums nominated for European Museum of the Year 2018

The Design Museum, The Mary Rose Museum, and Science Museum are the three UK museums nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2018.

The shortlist includes 40 museums from all across the continent which includes three from Italy, three from Finland and four from Switzerland. The full list of nominees can be found here.

The announcement of the winners will take place at the EMYA Award Ceremony during the Annual Assembly of the European Museum Forum, from 9–12 May 2018 in Warsaw, Poland. The venue is POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews which was awarded the EMYA in 2016.

Registration for the event is now open and more details can be found below.

The EMYA was founded in 1977 to recognise excellence in the European museum sector, and encourage innovative processes among museums.EMYA has had a significant influence on the lives of many museum professionals and has brought highly innovative approaches centre stage. Within the EMYA scheme all museums are classes as equal and are assessed on their outstanding public quality and innovative practices.

Image of Mathematics: The Winton Gallery at Science Museum designed by Zaha Hadid Architects by Nick Guttridge.

 

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