The best museums are more than just expensive buildings that house expensive pieces of artwork. They have original exhibitions, engaging educational programs, and even tell a lot about a city's character. The Art Fund is one step closer to finding Britain's 2014 Museum of the Year, which acknowledges the very best achievements of museums across the UK. — bustler.net
Ranging from iconic national institutions to up-and-coming local galleries, six finalists continue to compete for the £100,000 prize:
Pictured above: Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth
Hayward Gallery, London
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, East Sussex
Tate Britain, London
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
The winner will be announced on July 9 at an award ceremony at the National Gallery in London.
Check out the videos below for more about each museum. Find further details on Bustler.