JHM Children's Museum nominated for international museum award  24 February 2012

Children's Museum Award 2012

The children's museum of the Jewish Historical Museum has been nominated for the Children's Museum Award 2012. The Jury of the 2012 Children's Museum Award announced the 13 short-listed museums in Amsterdam on 21 February.

The name of the winner of the 2012 Award will be announced on Wednesday 21 March 2012 in co-operation with the International Children's Book Fair in Bologna, and with the support of the Carisbo Bank Foundation - Genus Bononiae. The winner will receive the Award from HRH Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg.

The Children's Museum Award has been established by the European Museum Academy and Hands On! International for the recognition of excellence in the specific sector of international children's museums. The Jury is looking especially for the creative use of exhibitions and programmes with an innovative interpretative approach, which should be meaningful to the relevant age-group up to 14 years old.

Click here for more information about the award.