Leading Culture Destinations Awards

Celebrating the best culture destinations worldwide

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The 2016 Awards Countdown

Celebrating Museum Best Practice Worldwide

The Leading Culture Destinations Awards recognise and celebrate the new breed of museums, galleries and cultural institutions worldwide. As new audiences for art have opened up, so the places where art has traditionally been displayed are responding with new ideas in exhibition programming, concerts and cross-cultural events, premium restaurants, high-end retail offers, work and meeting spaces – all encased in buildings designed by the world’s best architects and designers.

LCD Awards 2016 Winners

 

LEADING CULTURE DESTINATIONS OF THE YEAR

EXHIBITION OF THE YEAR: Palazzo Fortuny, curated by Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti 

MUSEUM ARCHITECTURE OF THE YEAR: The Broad | Los Angeles

MUSEUM SHOP OF THE YEAR: Louisiana Museum | Copenhagen

MUSEUM RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR: LouLou, Musee des Arts Decoratifs | Paris

DIGITAL MUSEUM OF THE YEAR: Rijksmuseum | Amsterdam

 

NEW MUSEUMS OF THE YEAR

EUROPE: Tate Modern Switch House Extension | London

NORTH AMERICA: The Broad | Los Angeles

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: Museo Do Amanha | Rio De Janeiro

ASIA PACIFIC: Design Museum Dharavi | Mumbai

 

SOFT POWER DESTINATIONS OF THE YEAR

CULTURAL ORGANISATION: Canadian Museum of Human Rights | Winnipeg

CULTURAL ACTIVATION: The Cultural Spring | Sunderland

CULTURAL DISTRICT: La Ponte-Ecomuseu | Villanueva De Santo Adriano, Spain

 

TRAVELLER'S AWARDS

ART HOTEL OF THE YEAR: Durslade Farmhouse, Hauser & Wirth Somerset | Bruton, UK

CULTURE CITY OF THE YEAR: Quebec City | Canada

 

THE LEADING CULTURE DESTINATION OF THE YEAR 2016

The Broad | Los Angeles 
 

The 2016 LCD Awards Campaign Trailer

THE 2016 AWARDS IN NUMBERS

1 night event in London || 4 month content campaign  ||  11 jurors  ||  15 international winners  ||  200 guests  ||  200m+ media reach

 

Richie Hawtin on culture and cities

Richie Hawtin aka Plastikman is an iconic DJ / performer, artist and technology pioneer. He is regarded as the leading protagonist of future thinking in electronic music. Hawtin introduces new audiences to new cultural experiences and has collaborated with a number of artistic visionaries including Anish Kapoor and Raf Simons, and performed at both the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Grand Palais in Paris.

Akala on Musicians, Museums, Education & Soft (People) Power

The musician, educator and social entrepreur has in-depth insights on the impact of education on the community, the future of museums and role of soft power to develop cities. 

http://ed.ted.com/on/kg3xD9lP

New Museum Of The Year Central & South America 2016 - Museo do Amanha, Rio de Janeiro

Ricardo Piquet, the president of the Museo de Amanha (Museum of Tomorrow) about the museums accomplishments. 

Exhibition Of The Year 2016 - Axel Vervoordt, Proportio, Palazzo Fortuny

Axel Vervoordt on the collaboration with Daniela Ferretti and their 'Proportio' exhibition concept.

Culture City of the Year 2016: Quebec City

Deputy Mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle on cultural DNA of Quebec City.

In the press

The year 2016 was transformational for us and our project, we have reached more than 200million+ travellers through our activities  (detailed campaign reports and press clippings upon request) 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3815735/The-results-museum-Oscars-Broad-Los-Angeles-London-s-Tate-Modern-Switch-House-extension-winners.html

http://www.culturedmag.com/leading-culture-destinations-awards-2016/

http://www.cntraveler.com/story/museum-oscars-crown-best-culture-destination-for-2016

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