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The Year's Best Cultural Institution on Twitter

For museums, galleries, theaters, orchestras, or any other type of cultural institution. See also #art

Culturalinstitution Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

51st

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Writer, Dictionary Compiler, Wit, Wracked by th'infernal GOUT
Tom Wateracre
Tom Wateracre RT @Uncleking: I nominate @drsamueljohnson for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution as he does fill my days with JOY.
Humphrey Ker
Humphrey Ker I nominate @drsamueljohnson for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he does fill my days with JOY.
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
7 votes in humor

51st
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The Oscar Experiment

The Oscar Experiment

I found myself a secret weapon to predict the Oscar nominees: a mathematical and statistical Formula, based on the pre-Oscar awards
The Oscar Experiment
The Oscar Experiment RT @feriatus: I nominate @OscarExperiment for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...he deserves a Nobel prize, actually. http ...
Vladimir Halilov
Vladimir Halilov I nominate @OscarExperiment for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...he deserves a Nobel prize, actually.
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

51st
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I'm London Bridge

I'm London Bridge

Certain other bridges in London think they're so cool getting a Twitter account. Well they're not. I'm the coolest bridge in London. Official.
I'm London Bridge
I'm London Bridge RT @slocey > @imlondonbridge 4 a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because otherwise towerbridge would get the glory
Matt Slocombe
Matt Slocombe I nominate @imlondonbridge for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because otherwise towerbridge would get the glory
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
80 votes in weird
3 votes in egocentric
2 votes in nonprofit

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ArtsinStark

ArtsinStark

Growing the Arts to create smarter kids, new jobs, and healthier communities.
BrewskieButt
BrewskieButt RT @BZTAT: I nominate @artsinstark for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are fabulous!
BZTAT
BZTAT I nominate @artsinstark for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they do a fabulous job promoting the arts!
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2 votes in culturalinstitution

51st
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infinitemms

infinitemms

Online Marketing Guru specialize demographic: African Americans
youshell williams
youshell williams RT @iluvblackwomen: @infinitemms @daddytalk @technocolorshow thank you for the votes in Shorty Award #culturalinstitution http://bit.ly/cch
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2 votes in culturalinstitution

51st
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MarcusGrahamProject

MarcusGrahamProject

The New Leaders in the Advertising & Marketing Industry
MarcusGrahamProject
MarcusGrahamProject RT @FoxBrownFox: I nominate @MGProject for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...that's EXACTLY what it is.
FoxBrownFox
FoxBrownFox I nominate @MGProject for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...that's EXACTLY what it is.
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

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Amanda Ferguson

Amanda Ferguson

breadwinner, mom of 2, bloggin fool
Signazon.com
Signazon.com RT @TheWomensMuseum: Thanks! RT @agf0410: I nominate @TheWomensMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... we are heros ...
The Women's Museum
The Women's Museum Thanks! RT @agf0410: I nominate @TheWomensMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... we are heros!
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2 votes in culturalinstitution

51st
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Richard Bejah

Richard Bejah

Skilled Certified Financial Planner Entrepreneur blogger love working online helping others. Twitter Twenius TwitTips&Educating Information No1 iSofa Tv Channel
arlen wood
arlen wood Shorty Awards~Vote 4 @RichardBejah in#culturalinstitution~vote begets vote. Worth voting 4 because of his diverse knowledge of AussieCulture
john graham richards
john graham richards RT @warlen7: I vote for @RichardBejah 4 a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because his tweets R diverse, classic & informative. http://b
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
2 votes in education
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in entertainment

51st
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Ativistas #VPOLIT

Ativistas #VPOLIT

Perfil é parte do projeto Twiticos. Segui-lo p/identificar sua participação no processo Político no Brasil. Fazemos Contatos via DM com indicados.
Simone
Simone RT @scriptusest: @Ativistas @Simone_Gibb #shortyawards @Editoranovitas #culturalinstitution (because it´s the best!)
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
13 votes in politics
1 vote in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

51st
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Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan

'Writer' of various 'comedy' programs. Currently working on 'IT Crowd' Series 4
Will Downie
Will Downie RT @JanisSharp: I nominate @glinner 4 Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution cause he is Tweetfather & makes me smile.
Stuart Rutherford
Stuart Rutherford I nominate @glinner for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he is the Tweetfather. He makes my face smile.
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2 votes in culturalinstitution
7 votes in humor
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in politics

52nd

Mandi Engram

Mandi Engram

Destination + tourism marketer @columbiasc. Marketing, social media, travel + community enthusiast. Introverted textrovert.
SC State Museum
SC State Museum Thx! RT @mandiengram I nominate @SCSMBubbaGhost for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they're dead funny.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
2 votes in travel
1 vote in celebrity

52nd
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Liza Sabater

Liza Sabater

blogdiva extraordinaire. publisher of culturekitchen & DailyGotham. criminally prolific twittinfluencer. shmears politics, media & tech with humor & profanity.
Jonathan R.
Jonathan R. Shorty Award to @blogdiva for #culturalinstitution because she IS Twitter & always foCK fresh! See: http://culturekitc...
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
83 votes in politics
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in feminism
1 vote in humor

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Karen Stollznow

Karen Stollznow

Linguist, writer and paranormal investigator (of the skeptical kind...)
SeandBlogonaut
SeandBlogonaut I nominate @karenstollznow for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution for her service to the english language
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in weird

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thinkgeek

thinkgeek

Cool products for technophiles, geeks and the occasional monkey. Follow @thinkgeekspam for our new product feed.
Paulette
Paulette I nominate @thinkgeek for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... of the weird snacks! YEAH!
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
420 votes in customerservice
9 votes in science
4 votes in tech
3 votes in advertising

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Jonathan R.

Jonathan R.

Jacobinism & weird jokes. Left-wing social democracy served any time. It's delicious & good for you.
Liza Sabater
Liza Sabater <3 RT @sqeptiq: Shorty Award to @blogdiva for #culturalinstitution because she IS Twitter & always foCK fresh! See http://culturekitc...
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in politics

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Bethe Almeras

Bethe Almeras

Writer, blogger, educator, speaker, BIG KID. The Grass Stain Guru: Believer in the power of play, nature and laughter. Um, and relentless dork.
Sanborn Camps
Sanborn Camps me too! RT @balmeras: I vote 4 @lewisginter 4 a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution b/c it's an oasis for all ages!
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Jipsi

Jipsi

Embracing MY inner whore...140 characters at a time...just sayin'...
Mike Pooposterous
Mike Pooposterous I nominate @Jipsi for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he is an intrepid protector of art and truthiness.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
2 votes in weird
2 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric

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SC State Museum

SC State Museum

Haunting the SC State Museum for over 20 years. Occasionally headless.
Mandi Engram
Mandi Engram I nominate @SCSMBubbaGhost for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they're dead funny.
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sandiegozoo

sandiegozoo

What's New at the Zoo?
Mandy Lloyd
Mandy Lloyd I nominate @sandiegozoo for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they work hard to save the California condor
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
2 votes in zoo

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Louis Brown

Louis Brown

i'll never trust a big butt and a smile
Az Newman
Az Newman I nominate @brownlouis for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution for commentaries on stupid people & the obvious
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