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SCVA shortlisted for Museum of the Year 2014

SCVA shortlisted for Museum of the Year 2014

SIfA's The Sainsbury Centre for Visual arts has been named on the Art Funds's shortlist for the Museum of the Year 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. Alongside Tate Britain, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Hayward Gallery and the Mary Rose Museum, the SCVA has been chosen to represent the very best achievements of museums across the UK. The finalists were chosen by an independent panel of judges. Chaired by Art Fund Director Stephen Deuchar, the panel comprises Sally Bacon, Director of the Clore Duffield Foundation; the artist Michael Craig-Martin; Wim Pijbes, Drector of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; and Anna Somers Cocks, Chief Executive of the Art Newspaper.

The judges will visit each finalist in turn before choosing the winner of the prize, which will be announced on 9 July.

About the Prize (from the Art Fund Website)

"Museum of the Year identifies the finest museums in the UK and awards £100,000 to the very best. In doing this, the Prize champions what museums do, encourages more people to visit, and gets to the heart of what makes a truly outstanding museum. "

The Art Fund have also produced videos for all the finalists which can be viewed on Youtube:

External Links:

Museum of the Year Homepage


The Independent Newspaper

The Guardian

Norwich Evening News





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