Luigi Micheletti Award








Prize Delivering
01/10/2017 @ 00:00

LUIGI MICHELETTI AWARD 2017 goes to the GPO WITNESS HISTORY VISITOR CENTRE, Dublin, Ireland. The General Post was seized by Irish rebels as the seat of the Provisional Irish Government. On Easter Monday 1916 the rebel leader Patrick Pearse read the Proclamation of Independence from its steps. 

The GPO was the centre of the battle between the Irish and the British in that year, and was destroyed by shelling by the British.
This led to a bitter war of independence and a partitioned Ireland. On the centenary of the uprising and as part of the commemorations a Visitor Centre was constructed which is both a cultural venue and a history museum, with personal stories, eyewitness accounts and historical artefacts. ...

18/02/2017 @ 13:00

Launched in 1995 by the Micheletti Foundation and the European Museum Forum under the patronage of the Council of Europe, the Luigi Micheletti Award has put at the centre of the stage a series of innovative experiences of influence in the European museum field.

The story of the award is an Italian story because it is connected to the life of the Micheletti Foundation, founded in 1981 by Luigi Micheletti, a partisan during the Second ...

René Capovin (Luigi Micheletti Foundation) and Thomas Bloch Ravn (Den Gamle By)
21/05/2016 @ 00:00

At a ceremony held in the Museum of Industrial Production of Olive Oil, one of the nine museums runned by the Piraeus Bank Cultural Foundation, Den Gamle By (Aarhus, Denmark) was announced as the winner of the 2016 Luigi Micheletti Award. The trophy was presented to the museum’s director, Thomas Bloch Ravn, by Karl Murr, President of the EMA Panel of Judges. Representing the Luigi Micheletti Foundation was René Capovin. 

The judges said that Den Gamle By is a pioneering institution in the museological handling of the pressing social questions of our time. It is a museum for the people in the truest sense, showing great courage in addressing relevant subjects which elsewhere often fall victim to a nostalgic-romantic view of history. Den Gamle By makes a vi...

Museum of Industrial Olive Oil Production, founded by PIOP in 2006, Lesbos
20/05/2016 @ 09:00

The 2016 EMA Annual Meeting will be held at the Museum of Industrial Oil Olive Production. Take a look here!

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The Archives’ representatives, Astrid Hertog and Nancy Hovingh
10/05/2015 @ 00:00

At a ceremony held in the Salone Vanvitelliano at the Palazzo della Loggia in Brescia, The National Archives of the Netherlands was announced as the winner of the 2015 Micheletti Award. The trophy was presented to the Archives’ representatives, Astrid Hertog and Nancy Hovingh. This year a Special Commendation was given to the Maritime Museum of Denmark at Helsingør. The winner of DASA Award is MAGMA Museum of Arts in Iron in the Maremma, Follonica, Italy.

The six finalists were:

The Maritime Museum of Denmark, Helsingør, Denmark

Ozeaneum, Stralsund, Germany

MAGMA Museum of Arts in Iron in the Maremma, Follonica, Italy

The National Archives of The Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands

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