Awards and Competitions

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2016 MUSE Award Winners

Audio Tours and Podcasts

Gold: The Broad Museum
Artists on Artists Audio Tour

Silver: Chicago History Museum
Chicago Authored

Bronze: Whitney Museum of American Art
Frank Stella Kids Audio Guide

Honorable Mention: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gallery 742

Digital Communities

Gold: Smithsonian Institution Office of the Chief Information Officer
Smithsonian Institution Transcription Center

Silver: Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas Story Project

Honorable Mention: The Museum of Modern Art
#ArquiMoMA

Honorable Mention: Textile Museum of Canada
Making Makers

Education and Outreach

Gold: Philadelphia Museum of Art
A Is for Art Museum 

Silver: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Beam Tours: Telepresence Robot Tours to Broaden Accessibility

Bronze: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
#MetKids: Made For, With, and By Kids

Honorable Mention: Corning Museum of Glass
The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking

Honorable Mention: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
Air Force One Discovery Center

Games and Augmented Reality

Gold: Sydvestjyske Museer
Augmenting the Historic City: Trade and Merchants’ Life in Ribe

Silver: Discovery Cube Los Angeles
Inspector Training Course

Bronze: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

Honorable Mention: Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Museum
Art of Food

Interactive Kiosks

Gold: The George Washington University Museum, The Textile Museum
Common Threads 

Silver: Minnesota Historical Society
Suburbia Touch Table Interactive 

Bronze: Asian Art Museum
CSI and the Buddha 

Honorable Mention: The Field Museum
Qingming Scroll

Interpretive Interactive Installations

Gold: The Tech Museum of Innovation
Body Metrics

Silver: National Palace Museum
Giuseppe Castiglione: Lang Shining New Media Art Exhibition

Bronze: Levine Museum of the New South
¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South 

Honorable Mention: The Art Institute of Chicago
Van Gogh’s Bedrooms

Honorable Mention: Miami Children’s Museum
Sketch Aquarium

Mobile Applications

Gold: Brooklyn Museum
ASK Brooklyn Museum

Silver: The New York Botanical Garden
FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life

Bronze: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work on Mulberry Row

Honorable Mention: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
CB Outdoors

Multimedia Installations

Gold: El Paso Museum of History
DIGIE

Silver: National Museum of Australia
Kspace

Bronze: Columbus Earth Theater
Columbus Earth Theater

Online Presence

Gold: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Artist Project

Silver: The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford Website

Bronze: Ford’s Theatre
Remembering Lincoln

Honorable Mention: British Film Institute
Britain on Film

Honorable Mention: SFMOMA
The New sfmoma.org

Honorable Mention: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice

Open Culture

Honorable Mention: Getty Research Institute, Getty Web Group
Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681

Public Outreach

Gold: J. Paul Getty Trust
#GettyInspired

Silver: Trust for the National Mall
Voices from the National Mall

Bronze: The Broad Museum
The Broad’s Un-Private Collection Series Streaming

Video, Film, and Computer Animation

Gold: The Field Museum
The Switch: A Bill Stanley Story

Silver: American Museum of Natural History
Shelf Life

Bronze: Museum of Modern Art
Modern Art & Ideas

Honorable Mention: National Park Service/Harpers Ferry Center, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
The Tuskegee Airmen: Sacrifice and Triumph

Honorable Mention: Seattle Art Museum
Disguise: Masks & Global African Art

Honorable Mention: San Diego Natural History Museum
Punk Skunk Series

Honorable Mention: National Palace Museum
Adventures of the Mythical Creatures at the National Palace Museum

Jim Blackaby Memorial Award

Brooklyn Museum ASK Brooklyn Museum

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