Winners of the European Heritage Awards/ Europa Nostra Awards 2020

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On 7 May 2020, the European Commission and Europa Nostra announced the 2020 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. Among the 21 winners, which represent 15 European countries, five projects relate to museums.

Museum related projects

  1. Rubens' Garden Screen and Garden Pavilion, Antwerp, BELGIUM
  2. The Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, HUNGARY
  3. Turin Papyrus Online Platform (TPOP), ITALY (Egyptian Museum of Turin)
  4. Mr. Don Duco, THE NETHERLANDS  (pipe museum in Amsterdam)
  5. Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away, POLAND/SPAIN (an exhibition which  is the result of the collaboration between Musealia from Spain and the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland.)

Watch videos of the 2020 Winners announced: European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards on YouTube.

Heritage lovers and supporters from Europe and all around the world can vote online for their favourite award winners and decide which achievement will win this year’s Public Choice Award. In times of confinement and physical distancing, the European Commission and Europa Nostra hope to inspire a particularly large number of people to discover this year’s award-winning achievements and to share the names of their three favourite winners. The Public Choice Award will be announced in the autumn of 2020. The winners of the Grand Prix, entitled to receive a monetary award of €10,000 each, will also be made public on this occasion.

The Call for Entries for the 2021 edition of the Awards is now open and the application forms are available on the Awards website.

All 2020 Award Winners

(listed alphabetically by country)

Category Conservation

Category Research

Dedicated Service

Education, Training and Awareness-Raising

Europa Nostra Awards go to three remarkable heritage achievements from European countries not taking part in the EU Creative Europe programme.

Category Conservation

Category Dedicated Service

Education, Training and Awareness-raising

Read the full press release.