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2007 MUSE Award Winners

Audio and Visual Tours

GOLD: Uncommon Commentaries: The Blanton Museum of Art Audio Program
The Blanton Museum of Art with Acoustiguide, Inc.

SILVER: iPod Multimedia Tour for “Remote Viewing: Invented Worlds in Recent Painting and Drawing”, Saint Louis Art Museum with Schwartz and Associates Creative

BRONZE: Red Studio Audio Program for Teens at the Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Modern Art with Acoustiguide, Inc.

HONORABLE MENTION: Chicago Blues Audio Tour, Chicago Office of Tourism with Acoustiguide, Inc.

Extended Experience

GOLD: Luce Foundation Center for American Art
Smithsonian American Art Museum with Mediatrope Interactive Studio, Academy Studios, GVI, and Sonnett Media Group, Interactive Digital Experience

SILVER: mission: CLIMATE, Swedish Museum of Natural History with aMuze Interactive
Interactive Knowledge Card System

BRONZE: U-505 Extend the Experience, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry with The Iona Group, Interactive DVD

HONORABLE MENTION: Artist of the Week PodCasts at SJMA, San Jose Museum of Art


GOLD: Maps: Tools for Adventure
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis with Bean Creative

SILVER: Frog Paradise, National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan, with Bright Ideas Design Co., Ltd., CD-ROM

BRONZE: Meet Me at Midnight, Smithsonian American Art Museum with Bean Creative

HONORABLE MENTION: Explore Butterflies, The Academy of Natural Sciences with Night Kitchen Interactive and Metcalfe Architecture and Design,

Interactive Kiosks

GOLD: Be a Photographer, Newseum

SILVER: Pizza Run — A Slice of Programming, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science with WEATHERHEAD Experience Design Group

BRONZE: The Lagoda of New Bedford
New Bedford Whaling Museum with Second Story Interactive Studios

HONORABLE MENTION: Black Holes: Gravity’s Relentless Pull, Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach with Roeland van der Marel, Gijs Verdoes Kleijn, and eduweb

Interpretive Interactive Installations

GOLD: Market Simulator Game
Museo Interactivo de Economia with Magian Design Studio

SILVER: Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body
National Library of Medicine with Second Story Interactive Studios

BRONZE: Denver Art Museum Hamilton Building Expansion
Denver Art Museum

HONORABLE MENTION: McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum Interactive Installations
McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum with Second Story Interactive Studios

Multimedia Installations

GOLD: Rise of the Machines — Artifact Theater
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science with WEATHERHEAD Experience Design Group

SILVER: The Well
New-York Historical Society with KPC Design’s Experience Media Group, American History Workshop, and Northern Light Productions

BRONZE: Blue Planet Theater at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center with Van Sickle & Rolleri, Cortina Productions, Mad Systems, and Exhibit Concepts

Tribute WTC Visitor Center with Monadnock Media, Inc.

Online Presence

GOLD: The Calligraphic World of Mi Fu’s Art

National Palace Museum, Taiwan

SILVER: Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, and the Renaissance of Venetian Painting

National Gallery of Art, Washington

BRONZE: Extremophiles in Kamchatka


HONORABLE MENTION: Arago: People, Postage, and the Post

National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution with Second Story Interactive Studios

PR and Development

GOLD: Melbourne Museum Dinosaur Television Commercial Campaign
Museum Victoria with Act3Animation Pty Ltd

SILVER: Email Like an Egyptian
Frist Center for the Visual Arts with Paramore Redd Online Marketing

BRONZE: “Building the Future”
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh with New Perspective
campaign video

HONORABLE MENTION: E-mail Newsletter Project
Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Teaching and Outreach

GOLD: Current Science & Technology Podcast
Museum of Science, Boston

SILVER: Opening Doors to Great Guest Experiences
Conner Prairie Museum with Creative Street Media Group

BRONZE: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad in the Indiana and Kentucky Borderland Carnegie Center for Art & History with Solid Light, Inc.
Interactive DVD

HONORABLE MENTION: Remember the Ladies
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


GOLD: Little Boy and the Seven Grandfathers
National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution with Cortina Productions

SILVER: Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat
Minnesota Historical Society’s Mill City Museum

BRONZE: The Greatest
Muhammad Ali Center with Cortina Productions

Jim Blackaby Ingenuity Award

Sonic Scenery: Music for Collections
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Audio Exhibition

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