Mikhail Gnedovsky, Chairman in the European Museum Forum (EMF), which supplies the eu Museum of year Award, in congratulating the museum mentioned: The Ozeaneum continues to be effective fantastically in interpretation its scientific data in the apparent way making it understandable to a range of site site visitors, and uses many visual images that is extended appreciated. The primary award visits a museum which adds most right to getting in and satisfying its site site visitors with unique atmosphere, imaginative interpretation and presentation, creative approach to education and social responsibibity”.
The conference, concluding inside the presentation in the European Museum of year Award happened in Tampere, Finland, on 19–22 May. In general, 42 new or restored museums played for your title of European Museum of year. Receiving special commendations were the Museum of Natural Sciences within the city, the Science Gallery in Dublin, as well as the Jewish Historic Museum in Amsterdam.
This really is really the 33rd year the ecu Museum Forum has run your competitors, the premier museum award in Europe. The EMF also judged the Council of Europe’s annual museum prize, which visited the Museum of Portimao in Portugal.
In regards to the champion in the European Museum of year Award
Ozeaneum in Stralsund, Germany opened up up within this summer time 2008. This really is really the fourth part of the complex from the German Oceanographic Museum. 5 exhibition areas are supported by a few aquaria, which show the amazing variety and diversity of existence inside the North Sea, the Baltic, as well as the North Atlantic. Among the organisations that have co-operated to create the shows is Greenpeace. Ozeaneum clearly introduces a completely new language and continues a formerly visible trend: aquaria are coming closer to museums each day and the other way round. To make its decision, the EMF idol idol judges recognised that Ozeaneum signifies a completely new step, mixing aquaria and zoos on one for reds with modern scientific museums alternatively.
The Kenneth Hudson Award
This is often a new award in recognition in the worldwide reknowned museologist and journalist, founding father from the ecu Museum Forum. The initial Kenneth Hudson Award visited the Museum of Contraception and Abortion in Vienna, Austria. It absolutely was felt the achievement from the museum brought substantially to the development of everyone quality of museums .
Particularly suggested for museum innovation were:
- Museum of Natural Sciences, The town, Belgium
- The Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
- Jewish Historic Museum, Amsterdam, holland
These three museums received a distinctive diploma determining their excellence in conception, innovative approach to interpretation and target the needs of the site site visitors.
Council of Europe Prize
The Council of Europe Prize visited the Museum of Portimao, in Portimao, Portugal.
The Micheletti Award
The Micheletti Award for promising technical or industrial museum, this year visited the Agbar Water Museum, Cornellà p Llobregat, The nation.