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Children in Museums Award 2020

We confirm with regret that the 2020 Children in Museums Award has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Existing candidates for the 2020 Award will be transferred automatically to the 2021 Award without further charge.
The 2021 application form will be available in the late autumn.

Logo Children in Museums Award
Logo Children in Museums Award
Hands on! CMA winners and nominees 2018 together with EMA & Hands On! presidents (left and right)
You will find more informations about the winner soon…
Applications are welcomed from children’s museums; from education, children’s and youth departments in museums; science centres; and from other cultural institutions with a particular emphasis on children’s programming. Museums may be long-established or recently opened. However, priority is given to programmes which display recent innovation. Candidates can compete as such or apply with a special (temporary) programme or exhibition. The project entered for the Award, however, must be current and open for viewing in the judging year, i.e. between 1 April and 30 June 2020.
REGULAR: 295 € MEMBERS: Hands On! International members will pay 225 €
The winner of our travelling Miffy trophy and a 5000€ cash prize sponsored by Mercis B.V. will be announced in the course of a festive evening event. Nominees will be named honorary ambassadors of the 21st Century Children Project co-funded by the European Union, as the represent best practice examples of future-oriented museum spaces for children.