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Recognizing outstanding achievement in museum media, the Media & Technology Professional Network presented its 25th annual Muse Awards past May 2014. Given to institutions or independent producers that use digital media to enhance the museum experience and engage audiences, the Muse Awards celebrate community, innovation, creativity and education. Following are the winners:
ANIMATION
Gold: Changing View of T. rex, The Field Museum Silver: Lightweeds, Utah, Natural History Museum of Utah
APPLICATIONS AND APIs
Gold: Cooper-Hewitt Collection Alpha, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Silver: Verso, Minneapolis Institute of Arts Bronze: Observe to Learn, Lincoln Park Zoo Honorable Mention: The Visions of Tondal, Getty Publications
AUDIO TOURS & PODCASTS

Gold: Walking Cinema: Posts from Gloucester, Maritime Gloucester and Untravel Media Silver: Riddle of the Room Family, Barnes Foundation Bronze: The History Explorer, National Museum of American History
DIGITAL COMMUNITIES
Gold: ArtBabble Redesign, Indianapolis Museum of Art Silver: Young People’s Ofrendas, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Bronze: My History Museum, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
Gold: MoMA Learning, Museum of 3 Modern Art
Silver: Earthquake iTunes U Course, California Academy of Sciences
Bronze: National Museum of Mathematics, National Museum of Mathematics Honorable Mention: Studio Play, Cleveland Museum of Art Honorable Mention: Return to Mars,TheExploratorium

GAMES AND AUGMENTED REALITY
Gold: Code Fred: Survival Mode, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
Silver: It’s a Big World: Globetrotting, National Palace Museum Bronze: Murder at the Met: An American Art Mystery, Metropolitan Museum of Art Honorable Mention: Dunk the Anchor,Newseum

INTERACTIVE KIOSKS
Gold: Sculpture Lens, Cleveland Museum of Art Silver: Maya 2012: Lords of Time (Glyph Writing Interactive), University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Bronze: Chinese Scroll Interactive, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Honorable Mention: History Colorado Time Machines, History Colorado Center Honorable Mention: Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton Puzzle,Bluecadet and The Field Museum

INTERPRETIVE INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS
Gold: Gallery One, Cleveland Museum of Art Silver: Web Lab, Science Museum, London Bronze: Maya 2012,Bluecadet and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Honorable Mention: Wearing Many Hats, Peabody Essex Museum

MOBILE APPLICATIONS
Gold:RomareBearden Black Odyssey Remixes,GuideOne and Smithsonian Institution Silver: Sound Uncovered,Exploratorium Bronze:ArtLens, Cleveland Museum of Art Honorable Mention: Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence, American Museum of Natural History

MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATIONS
Gold: Shop Life, Potion and Tenement Museum Silver: The Universe: A Walk Through Space and Time, Adler Planetarium Bronze: The Great Seattle Fire,Weatherhead Experience Design Group, Inc., and Museum of History and Industry Honorable Mention: Welcome Home, Local Projects LLC and National Building Museum Honorable Mention: Sports Run Exhibit,900lbs of Creative and Perot Museum of Nature and Science

VIDEO AND FILM
Gold: Science in the City,Exploratorium Silver: A Passion for Birds, Angle Park, Inc., and The Field Museum Bronze: New York Story, Donna Lawrence Productions and New-York Historical Society Honorable Mention: Woodcuts, Museum of Art and Design

ONLINE PRESENCE
Gold: 82nd & Fifth, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Silver: Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000, Museum of Modern Art Bronze: Indigenous | Out of the Wild with A. Bitterman, Indianapolis Museum of Art Honorable Mention: La Invención Concreta, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros
VIDEO AND FILM
Gold: Science in the City, Exploratorium Silver: A Passion for Birds, Angle Park, Inc., and The Field Museum Bronze: New York Story, Donna Lawrence Productions and New-York Historical Society Honorable Mention: Woodcuts, Museum of Art and Design
PUBLIC OUTREACH
Gold: DMA Friends, Dallas Museum of Art Silver: Waves of Migration, Australian National Maritime Museum Bronze: Pacific Standard Time Presents, J. Paul Getty Trust

HONEYSETT AND DIN STUDENT AWARD
Gold: Paper Moon E-catalogue, Zuckerman Museum of Art Honorable Mention: ARTknot, Flor/Lentz
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