2016 MUSE Award Winners

Audio Tours and Podcasts

Gold: The Broad Museum

Artists on Artists Audio Tour

Silver: Chicago History Museum

Chicago Authored

Bronze: Whitney Museum of American Art

Frank Stella Kids Audio Guide

Honorable Mention: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gallery 742

Digital Communities

Gold: Smithsonian Institution Office of the Chief Information Officer

Smithsonian Institution Transcription Center

Silver: Bullock Texas State History Museum

Texas Story Project

Honorable Mention: The Museum of Modern Art


Honorable Mention: Textile Museum of Canada

Making Makers

Education and Outreach

Gold: Philadelphia Museum of Art

A Is for Art Museum

Silver: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Beam Tours: Telepresence Robot Tours to Broaden Accessibility

Bronze: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

#MetKids: Made For, With, and By Kids

Honorable Mention: Corning Museum of Glass

The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking

Honorable Mention: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

Air Force One Discovery Center

Games and Augmented Reality

Gold: Sydvestjyske Museer

Augmenting the Historic City: Trade and Merchants’ Life in Ribe

Silver: Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Inspector Training Course

Bronze: Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

Honorable Mention: Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Museum

Art of Food

Interactive Kiosks

Gold: The George Washington University Museum, The Textile Museum

Common Threads

Silver: Minnesota Historical Society

Suburbia Touch Table Interactive

Bronze: Asian Art Museum

CSI and the Buddha

Honorable Mention: The Field Museum

Qingming Scroll

Interpretive Interactive Installations

Gold: The Tech Museum of Innovation

Body Metrics

Silver: National Palace Museum

Giuseppe Castiglione: Lang Shining New Media Art Exhibition

Bronze: Levine Museum of the New South

¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South

Honorable Mention: The Art Institute of Chicago

Van Gogh’s Bedrooms

Honorable Mention: Miami Children’s Museum

Sketch Aquarium

Mobile Applications

Gold: Brooklyn Museum

ASK Brooklyn Museum

Silver: The New York Botanical Garden

FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life

Bronze: Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work on Mulberry Row

Honorable Mention: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

CB Outdoors

Multimedia Installations

Gold: El Paso Museum of History


Silver: National Museum of Australia


Bronze: Columbus Earth Theater

Columbus Earth Theater

Online Presence

Gold: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Artist Project

Silver: The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford Website

Bronze: Ford’s Theatre

Remembering Lincoln

Honorable Mention: British Film Institute

Britain on Film

Honorable Mention: SFMOMA

The New sfmoma.org

Honorable Mention: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Ornament and Illusion: Carlo Crivelli of Venice

Open Culture

Honorable Mention: Getty Research Institute, Getty Web Group

Pietro Mellini’s Inventory in Verse, 1681

Public Outreach

Gold: J. Paul Getty Trust


Silver: Trust for the National Mall

Voices from the National Mall

Bronze: The Broad Museum

The Broad’s Un-Private Collection Series Streaming

Video, Film, and Computer Animation

Gold: The Field Museum

The Switch: A Bill Stanley Story

Silver: American Museum of Natural History

Shelf Life

Bronze: Museum of Modern Art

Modern Art & Ideas

Honorable Mention: National Park Service/Harpers Ferry Center, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

The Tuskegee Airmen: Sacrifice and Triumph

Honorable Mention: Seattle Art Museum

Disguise: Masks & Global African Art

Honorable Mention: San Diego Natural History Museum

Punk Skunk Series

Honorable Mention: National Palace Museum

Adventures of the Mythical Creatures
at the National Palace Museum

Jim Blackaby Memorial Award

Brooklyn Museum ASK Brooklyn Museum