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2015 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year Debate

As the 2015 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year is announced, Anne McElvoy chairs a debate with the finalists in front of an audience at Tate Modern.

Anne McElvoy chairs a debate about museums and making history and heritage come alive recorded in front of an audience at Tate Modern. The panellists are all directors and curators from the 6 museums shortlisted for 2015 Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year - which was won this year by The Whitworth Gallery in Manchester.

The panellists are: Maria Balshaw Director, The Whitworth; Deborah Shaw, Head of Creative Programming and Interpretation, HM Tower of London; Diane Lees Director General, IWM London; Hugh Mulholland, Lead Curator, The MAC Belfast; Simon Murray Senior Director of Strategy, Curatorship and External Affairs, National Trust and Paul Smith Director, Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Maria Balshaw
Interviewed Guest Deborah Shaw
Interviewed Guest Diane Lees
Interviewed Guest Hugh Mulholland
Interviewed Guest Simon Murray
Interviewed Guest Paul Smith
Producer Torquil MacLeod

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