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2009 MUSE Award Winners

Audio and Visual Tours

GOLD: MauerGuide / Berlin WallGuide
Antenna Audio Germany/Discovery Tours

SILVER: A Visit to the City of the Sun
Cahokia Mounds Museum Society and Schwartz and Associates Creative

BRONZE: California Academy of Sciences Green Tour and Exhibition Highlights Tour
California Academy of Sciences and Antenna Audio

HONORABLE MENTION: An Audio Walk through Houston’s Museum District
Houston Museum District Association and Audissey Guides


GOLD: Total Solar Eclipse: Live From China
The Exploratorium

SILVER: Actions: What You Can Do With the City
Canadian Centre for Architecture and Bluesponge

BRONZE: A Global Online Community
International Museum of Women and Mediatrope

HONORABLE MENTION: Astronomy Photographer of the Year
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich


GOLD: Waltee’s Quest: The Case of the Lost Art
The Walters Art Museum

SILVER: Ethics Table
The Newseum

BRONZE: WolfQuest
Minnesota Zoo and EduWeb

HONORABLE MENTION: Cretaceous Crime Scene: Web Version 
Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

Interactive Kiosks

Gold: Grammy Museum Interactives
Grammy Museum and Second Story Interactive Studios

SILVER: The Harley-Davidson Fantasy Custom Bike Build
Harley-Davidson Museum and Belle and Wissell, co.

BRONZE: Library of Congress New Visitor Experience
Library of Congress and Second Story Interactive Studios

HONORABLE MENTION: 12151791 Sculpture Interactive
McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum and Second Story Interactive Studios

Interpretive Interactive Installations

GOLD: Green Community Interactives
National Building Museum and Potion Design

SILVER: Dynamic Map – The Melbourne Story
Museum Victoria and  ENESS

BRONZE: American Museum of Natural History
Biology of the Horse

HONORABLE MENTION: National Museum of American History 
Star-Spangled Banner Interactive Table and Potion Design and C&G Partners, Original Concept Design and Design Craftsman, General Contractor

Multimedia Installations

GOLD: Patriots Hall of Fame Pylons
The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon and Cortina Productions

SILVER: Passe-Future-The Future Museum of NPM
National Palace Museum

BRONZE: New Jersey Historical Society
Dynamic Timeline Multimedia Installation and KPC Experience Media

HONORABLE MENTION: Smithsonian Digital Wayfinding
National Museum of Natural History and Launch Dynamic Media 

Online Presence

GOLD: ArtBabble
Indianapolis Museum of Art

SILVER: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists
The Exploratorium

BRONZE: Quilt Explorer
International Quilt Study Center & Museum and Second Story Interactive Studios

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


GOLD: General Collection Podcasts for George Eastman House
George Eastman House

SILVER: National Gallery of Art Video Podcasts
National Gallery of Art, Washington

BRONZE: Whitney Focus Video Series
Whitney Museum of American Art and Code and Theory

HONORABLE MENTION: Larry Poons and the Colorfield Artists
American Federation of Arts and Media Combo

Public Relations and Development

GOLD: Road Trip: The Giant Artichoke
San Jose Museum of Art

SILVER: Inside: The Emperor’s Treasure
National Palace Museum

BRONZE: Royal Tyrrell Museum Distance Learning-Promotional Video
Royal Tyrrell Distance Learning

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Teaching and Outreach

GOLD: Flashpoint: 1908-2008, Springfield, Illinois Race Riot
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum 

SILVER: CyberMuse Your Art Education and Research Site
The National Gallery of Canada 

BRONZE: Living Museum
Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and Think Design

HONORABLE MENTION: “Making History Live” Electronic Field Trip
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and EduWeb


GOLD: Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian
National Museum of the American Indian

SILVER: Presidents in Waiting
National Portrait Gallery and VideoArt Productions, Inc.

BRONZE: B.B. King Museum Films
B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center and Dollarhide Film, Inc.

Jim Blackaby Ingenuity Award

Flashpoint: 1908–2008, Springfield, Illinois Race Riot
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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