Posts tagged "art-fund-prize"

Interview: Museum of the Year 2016

4 August 2016

We caught up with Tim Reeve, the V&A's deputy director and chief operating officer to find out what it’s like to win the prestigious prize, plus get his hot tips for success.

Getting to Know... Arnolfini

29 June 2016

Find out more about the five Museum of the Year finalists with our Q&As. This time Arnolfini talks about transforming no-go zones, cobblestones and celebrating in 'shipshape and Bristol fashion'.

Getting to Know... Jupiter Artland

1 June 2016

Find out more about the five Museum of the Year finalists with our Q&As. This time Jupiter Artland talks about landscapes green, works unseen and the visit of a queen.

Getting to know… York Art Gallery

5 May 2016

Find out more about the five Museum of the Year finalists with our Q&As. This time, York Art Gallery talks carousel horses, ceramic creatures and celebratory cake.

Interview: Ken Bruce on Museum of the Year

25 June 2015

We spoke to the celebrated broadcaster about presenting Radio 2's Friday Night at the Museum, in which the BBC Concert Orchestra celebrate the six Museum of the Year finalists, and why museums are such a national treasure.

Oxford Dodo set to tour the country

5 June 2015

To celebrate their Museum of the Year nomination, Oxford University Museum of Natural History is sending its iconic dodo from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Museum of the Year 2014 finalists announced

24 April 2014

The Art Fund has announced the six museums in the running for this year's £100,000 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year, from venerable national galleries to innovative local museums.

Museum of the Year 2013 Finalists announced

2 April 2013

Ten museums and galleries have been chosen by the judges to compete for the £100,000 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year and the £10,000 Clore Award for Learning.

Museum of the Year 2013 judges announced

18 December 2012

An experienced and passionate panel of judges will decide the ten finalists and crown the winner of the £100,000 prize for Museum of the Year.

Ten Art Fund Prize winners

20 June 2012

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter is the latest winner of Art Fund Prize. Discover the ten institutions that have been named Museum of the Year since the Prize began in 2003.

What makes a good museum?

16 May 2012

Lord Chris Smith, Chair of the 2012 Art Fund Prize for museums and galleries, reflects on how museums can become inspiring places that capture the imagination.

Spotlight on... National Museum of Scotland

18 April 2012

A £47 million redevelopment project has launched the National Museum of Scotland into contention for the Art Fund Prize. We quizzed the reopened museum about burgers, Sean Connery and a flying hippo.

Spotlight on: Holburne Museum

29 March 2012

We discuss charming collectors, goat's cheese and aging gracefully with Bath's newly-renovated museum.

Podcast: Riverside Museum

23 March 2012

Lawrence Fitzgerald, Project Director and Museum Manager at Art Fund Prize nominated Riverside Museum in Glasgow tells us of the more unusual items at the newly re-opened transport museum.

Podcast: Hepworth Wakefield

24 February 2012

In our third installment of audio interviews with Art Fund Prize 2012 longlisted museums, Simon Wallis the Director of The Hepworth Wakefield talks to us about opening this exciting new gallery in the heart of Yorkshire.

Spotlight on... Hepworth Wakefield

22 February 2012

The Hepworth Wakefield has capped an incredible first nine months with a place on the Art Fund Prize 2012 longlist. We caught up with the museum to find out what gets it up in the morning.

Getting to know: Turner Contemporary

15 February 2012

Since opening in April last year Margate's Turner Contemporary has become one of Britain's most exciting art galleries. We've spent some time with the gallery to find out what makes it tick.

Posts by date