2011 MUSE Award Winners

Applications & APIs

Museum of Modern Art, New York and Deep Focus

Audio Tours & Podcasts

GOLD: Spatial Audio Guide
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Potion Design, and Variate Labs

SILVER: Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
J. Paul Getty Museum

BRONZE: GuideCam™

Digital Communities

GOLD: The 80s are Back Exhibition and Online Presence
The Powerhouse Museum

SILVER: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Monticello and Night Kitchen Interactive

BRONZE: Constitution Daily
National Constitution Center and Technically Media

Education and Outreach

GOLD: www.JFK50.org
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, ESI Design, Artgig Studio and Ager Meillier Films Inc.

SILVER: Science and Technology of World War II
National WWII Museum, Leininger Animation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BRONZE: Coming of Age Website
Museum of Jewish Heritage, C & G Partners, Second Look Productions

Games / Augmented Reality

GOLD: Tate Trumps
Tate Modern, Hide&Seek, Tate Media, Mobile Pie, and Play Nicely

Balboa Park Online Collaborative, Writerguy, and Robb Mills Studio

Interactive Kiosks

GOLD: Create a Chemical Reaction
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, James Patten Studios, Cortina Productions, Evidence Design, and Lexington Design + Fabrication

SILVER: Why Did Paleolithic People Make Cave Paintings?
The Field Museum, The Elumenati Group, and Pat Bradley

Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and rorym

HONORABLE MENTION: Trade Canoe for Don Quixote
Denver Art Museum and Experience Design

Interpretive Interactive Installations

GOLD: FIRE – Combustion
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Cortina Productions, Evidence Design, Focus Lighting, MAD Systems, Advanced Entertainment Technology, and Lexington Design + Fabrication

SILVER: One Road
National Museum of Australia and Lightwell

BRONZE: Contemporary Issues Forum
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia and Local Projects LLC

HONORABLE MENTION: Atmosphere…..exploring climate Science
Science Museum, London, Gallery design, Casson Mann, Nick Bell Design, AllofUs, and DHA Design

Mobile Applications

GOLD: Explore 9/11
National 9/11 Memorial and Museum and Local Projects LLC

Museum of Modern Art, RenderMonkey, and Walking Productions

BRONZE: Explorer
American Museum of Natural History and Spotlight Mobile

Multimedia Installations

GOLD: Rio Tinto Volcanic 3D in AVIE by iCinema UNSW
Museum Victoria

SILVER: 18 Camps
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Potion, Variate Labs, and Belzberg Architects

BRONZE: Dreams of Freedom
National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and Local Projects LLC

Louisiana State Museum and A Côte Blanche Production

Online Presence

GOLD: Connections
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

SILVER: Never Lost: Polynesian Navigation (‘Imiakea) 

BRONZE: A Sailor’s Life for Me!
USS Constitution Museum and Eduweb

Public Outreach

GOLD: Race to the Museum
National Museum of American History

SILVER: MOB Museum Trailer
The MOB Museum, City of Las Vegas and Northern Light Productions

BRONZE: One Word
The Rubin Museum of Art and VideoArt Productions

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Video/Film/Computer Animation

GOLD: What Can We Learn By Looking at Tusks?
The Field Museum and Angle Park, Inc.

SILVER: City of Ruins
The Warsaw Rising Museum and Platige Image

BRONZE: Driven: True Stories of Inspiration

Honorable Mention: Colossus
Computer History Museum and Impact Media Group


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