Micropia wins prestigious DASA Award for most innovative museum was presented at the European Museum Academy. The international jury : “Micropia is a model of the 21st century museum”. The Amsterdam museum Micropia is the only museum in the world of microbes.
PresTop Group, including Omnivision Studios, is one of the sponsors of Micropia. With PresTop Products as built-in touch screens, the information about micro-organisms is shown in an interactive way. The built-in touchscreens help visitors get in an educational and fun way of knowledge and insight into this extraordinary world of micro-organisms.
The DASA Award was accepted at the ceremony by Micropia’s creator and managing director of Natura Artis Magistra, Haig Balian. “It is fantastic for Micropia to receive another prestigious museum award in such a short time. Micropia wants to stimulate the public’s interest in microbiology and to spread an awareness of the importance of microbes to human beings and to nature. The visitors’ enthusiasm is what matters most, but this award is also a token of recognition from a capable jury of the way in which Micropia makes the invisible world visible to the public.”
Micropia recently won one of the most eminent European museum prizes, the Kenneth Hudson Award , for the most innovative museum. Since opening in 2014, Micropia has been the recipient of many international nominations and prizes. Micropia was an honouree in the ‘Best exhibit’ category of the American Best of Year (BOY) International Interior Award in 2015. In that same year, Micropia made off with the special jury prize of the prestigious British Museum + Heritage Awards . Earlier this year, Micropia was awarded the jury prize for exhibition design during the German Design Award event.
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