The five-strong shortlist for Artwork Fund’s museum of the yr prize has been revealed.
Competing for the world’s largest museum prize contains The Story Museum in Oxford, Folks’s Historical past Museum Manchester and Ty Pawb in Wrexham.
The Museum of Making in Derby and London’s Horniman Museum and Gardens full the record.
Organisers mentioned the nominees mirror the “creativity and resilience” of museums and their deal with “partaking the following technology of audiences in revolutionary methods.”
Artwork Fund director Jenny Waldman mentioned: “An abundance of purposes to be Artwork Fund Museum of the 12 months 2022 reveals the creativity and resilience of museums proper across the nation, regardless of the immense challenges of the final two years.
“The 5 excellent finalists are all museums on a mission who’re tackling the very important problems with right this moment – from combating the local weather emergency to enhancing literacy or exploring migration – and reaching numerous communities as they achieve this.
“Every is working exhausting to encourage the following technology to become involved, each to encourage them and to equip them with important abilities.” The successful museum might be introduced at a ceremony at The Design Museum in London on July 14 and can obtain £100,000.
The opposite nominees will every be given £15,000.
Final yr, Firstsite in Colchester, Essex was topped museum of the yr.