Art Fund Prize Short list

  • 20 May 2011

The news is out - the short list for the Art Fund Prize 2011 has been announced - but where can you find out all the info? Read our handy guide...

 Which museums made the short list?


The British Museum, London for A History of the World
The Polar Museum, Cambridge, for promoting Britain's polar heritage
The new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Scotland
The Roman Baths Museum, Bath, for Roman Baths Development

Where can I find out more?

All the information you need about the prize is on the Art Fund Prize website - you can even vote for your favourite museum and gain a chance to win an Ipad!

Watch all about it...

Watch the Guardian's Alastair Sooke's film about his visit to the short listed museums on Thursday 19th's episode of The Culture Show.

Listen all about it...

Chair of the Judges Michael Portillo announced the short list live on BBC Radio 4's Front Row on Thursday 19th May - listen again here. Don't forget artist and Art Fund Prize Judge Jeremy Deller's audio diaries which were broadcast on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week - they are on the Front Row website also.

Michael Portillo will reveal the winner live on Front Row on 15 June - be sure to tune in then.

And finally... don't forget to check out our gallery of short listed museums on our flickr page and tell us excactly what you think on facebook and twitter.