The deadline to submit your video to the Museums in Short Award is extended until May 15th 2017.

For further information and to apply: http://www.museumsinshort.eu/application

We also have the pleasure to announce that the Prize-giving Ceremony will take place in Piran, on 9th July. The Municipality of the “Pearl of Adriatic”, in collaboration with the Forum of Slavic Cultures, will host an open air event in the main square of this worderful town.  

Submit your video and… see you in Piran!


This year MiS is supported also by FSK (Forum of Slavic Cultures),  an International Foundation based in Ljubljana which includes all the European countries of Slavic language in a large variety of activities dealing with heritage, museums, libraries, archives, music, theatre, cinema and literature.

FSK will spread the MiS message in this important part of our continent and will be an active partner in organizing in its new Research Center in the Slovenian town of Piran (an historic gem of the Mediterranean heritage) presentations, classes and other initiatives focused on MiS valuable materials so far collected.

Welcome  on board FSK!


Museums in Short is an international contest for short videos (max 10 min) related to museums.

Launched in 2012,  the contest is open to spot or films promoting museums or their activities (temporary exhibitions, events etc.) and to videos used in permanent or temporary exhibitions.

Short films are a popular way to communicate museums and their activities in an engaging and direct way. Our award aims at sharing the most effective and innovative works in the crucial field of museum communication and visitors experience.

From the Victoria and Albert Museum, the first winner, to Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (New Dehli) and Micropia (Amsterdam), the winners of 2016 Edition, the Award aims at sharing the best ideas in the short video production. For this reason, Museums in Short created an open platform, where museum professionals, videomakers and people interested […]


July 6th - Museums in Short 2016 winners have been announced at the MiCo (Milano Convention Center), as part of the XXIV International Conference ICOM "Museums and cultural landscapes"


Most popular video is “Murtosa”, presented by the Comur - Museu Municipal, Portugal. This short received almost 400 votes in only five days. 

The Special Award ICOM Milan in 2016, dedicated to the relationship between museums and landscapes, went to the Stiftung Domäne Dahlem - Landgut und Museum, Germany.

Museums in Spot, the Prize for very short video conceived to promote museums or exhibitions, went to Micropia (The Netherlands) .

Finally, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (New Dehli, India) won the Museums in Short Award.


The delivery of the Prizes will take place in autumn, in an international, dedicated event.


Museums in Short 2016 Award Ceremony will take place in Milan on Wednesday 6th July at 6.30 p.m. at MiCo – Milano Congressi, Orange Hall 1, level -1, entrance Via Gattamelata, Gate 14.
Open to all contest's participants and to Icom General Conference attendees.

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