Share your Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 moments

  • 27 April 2017

We're asking people across the UK their share their best museum stories, reviews, photos, memories and moments of the five finalists on social media. Each week we'll feature our favourites.

Art Museum of the Year 2017 Photo: Marc Atkins

Art Museum of the Year 2017

The finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 have been announced. They are: Lapworth Museum of Geology; National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art; Sir John Soane's Museum; Tate Modern; and The Hepworth Wakefield.

This year you can get involved by heading along to one of the finalists and sharing your best museum stories, reviews, photos, memories and moments using @artfund #museumoftheyear

Each week, we'll review the posts using the hashtag and select our favourite. They'll then be featured on this page and will win a museum goody bag worth over £50.

At the end of the nine weeks between now and the award ceremony on 5 July, the chair of the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 judging panel will choose his favourite from all the entries, with the winner receiving a lifetime National Art Pass worth £1,800 and a museum goody bag worth over £100.

The competition closes on 30 June at 11.59pm. Please read the terms and conditions before entering.

Overall winner

This year, our overall winner was Amy Cooper, who posted this comment and photo on Instagram, showing her mum getting all wrapped up in the JW Anderson show at The Hepworth Wakefield.

The @hepworthwakefield is my #museumoftheyear. Wonderfully varied programme. Engaging and knowledgeable staff & a great place to take your mum. Here's mine. She loved it! Photo: Amy Cooper

The @hepworthwakefield is my #museumoftheyear. Wonderfully varied programme. Engaging and knowledgeable staff & a great place to take your mum. Here's mine. She loved it!

Weekly winners

Scroll through the gallery below to see our nine weekly winners...

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