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Ukrainian war museum among winners of Museums + Heritage Awards
POSTED 12 May 2023 . BY Tom Walker
The National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War was among the winners Credit: The National Museum of the History of Ukraine/www.warmuseum.kyiv.ua
The winners of this year's Museums + Heritage Awards have been revealed
Among the winners was the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War
The Museum has collected more than 7,000 war artifacts since the war started in February 2022
Other winners included the National Trust for The Children’s Country House
The winners of this year's Museums + Heritage Awards have been revealed, with the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War receiving a Judges’ Special Recognition Award for "documenting history in real-time".

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the Museum has collected more than 7,000 war artifacts, which have become the basis for exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad.

With the help of authentic materials and photos, the museum is charting the ongoing war as it happens.

The museum’s director Dr Yurii Savchuk, who attended the ceremony and collected the award said: "In May last year, we launched a new exhibition in Kyiv titled 'Ukraine – Crucifixion'.

"This is the world’s first artifact-based museum exhibition on the full-scale war. In total, since the invasion began, we have organised 25 exhibitions featuring original artifacts and photos, in 14 countries around the world.

"This is our way to convey the reality of war to the world.”

The Museums + Heritage Awards celebrate the very best in the world of museums, galleries, and cultural and heritage visitor attractions.

Among this year's winners were the National Trust for The Children’s Country House at Sudbury, which was given the Permanent Exhibition of the Year award.

The Awards are open to all museums, galleries, archives, and cultural and heritage organisations, both digital and in-person.

Entrants are from all areas of the cultural sector; from organisations that connect objects, stories and spaces with audiences and people, as well as the individuals, companies and organisations which support their work.

The full list of winners for 2023:

Innovation of the Year
Oxygen-free conservation showcases (Meyvaert Kaap Skil)

Best use of digital – UK
StoryTrails (StoryFutures, Royal Holloway)

Best use of digital – International
Studio Louter and Kiss the Frog Film Catcher (Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam)


Volunteer of the Year - in partnership with the Association of Independent Museums
David Jutson (Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle)

Volunteers of the Year - in partnership with the Association of Independent Museums
Leeds Museums & Galleries’ Preservative Party (Leeds City Museum)

Team of the Year
Housekeeping Team (National Museums Liverpool)

Café or Restaurant of the Year
The Folly Coffee House: A Year in the Life (Museum of North Craven Life, Settle)

Community Engagement Programme of the Year
Cartoon Museum Autism Programme (The Cartoon Museum)

Sector Support Award
Kids in Museums

International Exhibition of the Year
Winner: FLUGT - Refugee Museum of Denmark (Vardemuseerne)

Learning Programme of the Year
Learning without Borders - a collaboration between Brooklands Museum and Bourne Education Trust

Marketing + Communications Campaign of the Year
Winner: Christmas at Castle Howard (Castle Howard Estate Ltd)

Partnership of the Year
Winner: Joy at the Jobcentre (Colchester + Ipswich Museums)

Visitor Welcome Award
Winner: Welcome to the Scottish Crannog Centre! (The Scottish Crannog Centre, Perthshire)

Restoration or Conservation Project of the Year
Winner: Cleveland Pools Restoration (Cleveland Pools Trust, Bath)

Sustainable Project of the Year
Joint Winner: Hedgerow (Food Museum, Stowmarket)
Joint Winner: Trust Voyage to Carbon Neutral (SS Great Britain)

Shop of the Year
Winner: Bletchley Park Shop (Bletchley Park)

Temporary or Touring exhibition of the year
Joint Winner: Rebuilding Lives: 50 Years of Ugandan Asians in Leicester (Navrang Arts)
Joint Winner: The future belongs to what was as much as what is (English Heritage)

Permanent Exhibition of the Year
Winner: The Children's Country House at Sudbury (National Trust)
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The winners of the Museums + Heritage Awards were announced in London last night (15 May), with museums large and small being honoured and Sir David Attenborough picking up a Special Recognition Award.
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The winners of this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence have been announced, with shortlisted projects celebrated and recognised across the museums, galleries, heritage and cultural visitor attractions sectors in the UK.
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Ukrainian war museum among winners of Museums + Heritage Awards
POSTED 12 May 2023 . BY Tom Walker
The National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War was among the winners Credit: The National Museum of the History of Ukraine/www.warmuseum.kyiv.ua
The winners of this year's Museums + Heritage Awards have been revealed
Among the winners was the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War
The Museum has collected more than 7,000 war artifacts since the war started in February 2022
Other winners included the National Trust for The Children’s Country House
The winners of this year's Museums + Heritage Awards have been revealed, with the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War receiving a Judges’ Special Recognition Award for "documenting history in real-time".

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the Museum has collected more than 7,000 war artifacts, which have become the basis for exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad.

With the help of authentic materials and photos, the museum is charting the ongoing war as it happens.

The museum’s director Dr Yurii Savchuk, who attended the ceremony and collected the award said: "In May last year, we launched a new exhibition in Kyiv titled 'Ukraine – Crucifixion'.

"This is the world’s first artifact-based museum exhibition on the full-scale war. In total, since the invasion began, we have organised 25 exhibitions featuring original artifacts and photos, in 14 countries around the world.

"This is our way to convey the reality of war to the world.”

The Museums + Heritage Awards celebrate the very best in the world of museums, galleries, and cultural and heritage visitor attractions.

Among this year's winners were the National Trust for The Children’s Country House at Sudbury, which was given the Permanent Exhibition of the Year award.

The Awards are open to all museums, galleries, archives, and cultural and heritage organisations, both digital and in-person.

Entrants are from all areas of the cultural sector; from organisations that connect objects, stories and spaces with audiences and people, as well as the individuals, companies and organisations which support their work.

The full list of winners for 2023:

Innovation of the Year
Oxygen-free conservation showcases (Meyvaert Kaap Skil)

Best use of digital – UK
StoryTrails (StoryFutures, Royal Holloway)

Best use of digital – International
Studio Louter and Kiss the Frog Film Catcher (Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam)


Volunteer of the Year - in partnership with the Association of Independent Museums
David Jutson (Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle)

Volunteers of the Year - in partnership with the Association of Independent Museums
Leeds Museums & Galleries’ Preservative Party (Leeds City Museum)

Team of the Year
Housekeeping Team (National Museums Liverpool)

Café or Restaurant of the Year
The Folly Coffee House: A Year in the Life (Museum of North Craven Life, Settle)

Community Engagement Programme of the Year
Cartoon Museum Autism Programme (The Cartoon Museum)

Sector Support Award
Kids in Museums

International Exhibition of the Year
Winner: FLUGT - Refugee Museum of Denmark (Vardemuseerne)

Learning Programme of the Year
Learning without Borders - a collaboration between Brooklands Museum and Bourne Education Trust

Marketing + Communications Campaign of the Year
Winner: Christmas at Castle Howard (Castle Howard Estate Ltd)

Partnership of the Year
Winner: Joy at the Jobcentre (Colchester + Ipswich Museums)

Visitor Welcome Award
Winner: Welcome to the Scottish Crannog Centre! (The Scottish Crannog Centre, Perthshire)

Restoration or Conservation Project of the Year
Winner: Cleveland Pools Restoration (Cleveland Pools Trust, Bath)

Sustainable Project of the Year
Joint Winner: Hedgerow (Food Museum, Stowmarket)
Joint Winner: Trust Voyage to Carbon Neutral (SS Great Britain)

Shop of the Year
Winner: Bletchley Park Shop (Bletchley Park)

Temporary or Touring exhibition of the year
Joint Winner: Rebuilding Lives: 50 Years of Ugandan Asians in Leicester (Navrang Arts)
Joint Winner: The future belongs to what was as much as what is (English Heritage)

Permanent Exhibition of the Year
Winner: The Children's Country House at Sudbury (National Trust)
RELATED STORIES
FEATURE: Awards: Museums & Heritage Awards


As the Oscars of the museum world celebrate the best, brightest and most creative, we take a look at this year’s winners
17th annual Museums and Heritage awards honour 'innovative and ground-breaking initiatives'


The winners of the Museums + Heritage Awards were announced in London last night (15 May), with museums large and small being honoured and Sir David Attenborough picking up a Special Recognition Award.
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The winners of this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence have been announced, with shortlisted projects celebrated and recognised across the museums, galleries, heritage and cultural visitor attractions sectors in the UK.
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Off the back of the success of the first round of Everyday Heritage Grants in 2022, Historic England is funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage of working-class England.
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