Public study room, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, photo: Martine La Roche 2017

It was recently announced that the American Alliance of Museums has honored Yale University and another renowned institution with a prestigious award. What was it?

The Yale Center for British Art and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art are among the best in the country, and they both possess a new award to demonstrates as much. The American Alliance of Museums recently announced that the two won a gold-level MUSE Award for their jointly published, open-access digital journal titled British Art Studies. “Part of the MUSE Open Culture category, the award recognizes British Art Studies for its high standards of excellence in the use of media and technology for Gallery, Library, Archive, and Museum (GLAM) programs,” Artfix Daily reports.

The two institutions were chosen among an international pool of more than 200 applications. This year’s entries included videos and films, interactive kiosks and installations, VR experiences, applications and APIs, digital communities, websites, audio tours, and more.

To learn more, visit Artfix Daily.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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