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Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 finalists revealed

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Museum of the year art fund 2017

The Art Fund Museum of the Year’s shortlist has been revealed, during BBC Radio 4’s Front Row special on British Museums last week.

As well as the winner receiving £100,000 in prize money, for the first time ever in recognition of their achievements the other finalists will also be awarded £10,000 each.

Last year the 2016 winner was the Victoria & Albert Museum, with Art Fund director and chair of judges, Stephen Deuchar, saying that “it was already one of the best-loved museums in the country: this year it has indisputably become one of the best museums in the world.”

The five finalists for 2017 are as follows:

The winner will be announced at the British Museum on Wednesday the 5th of July, 2017.

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