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Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015: Shortlist

1 July 2015

Six museums have been shortlisted for the latest £100,000 Art Fund Prize for the Museum of the Year, which celebrates the very best of the UK’s cultural institutions. This year’s award has been judged by the artist Michael Landy; Alice Rawthorn, design critic and author; Fiammetta Rocco, books and arts editor of The Economist; and Axel Rüger, director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

The winner will be announced in a ceremony at the Tate Modern on Friday 1 July. Who do you think should win?

Dunham Massey (National Trust), Altrincham

Dunham Massey (National Trust), Altrincham © Martin Parr

Dunham Massey (National Trust), Altrincham

IWM London

IWM London © Martin Parr

IWM London | Read ‘Lasting Legacies: the reopening of the IWM London’ by Diane Lees

The MAC, Belfast

The MAC, Belfast © Martin Parr

The MAC, Belfast

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History © Martin Parr

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

HM Tower of London (Historic Royal Palaces)

HM Tower of London (Historic Royal Palaces) © Martin Parr

HM Tower of London (Historic Royal Palaces) | Read ‘Among the poppies: volunteering at the Tower of London’s war memorial’ by Katy Barrett

The Whitworth, Manchester

The Whitworth, Manchester © Martin Parr

The Whitworth, Manchester | Read ‘Diary: The Whitworth Art Gallery’, by director Maria Balshaw

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