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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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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.

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bbirdebook
Agnieszka's Shoes
Agnieszka's Shoes I nominate @bbirdebook for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...he's made telling it like it is an artform for decades
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Jeremy Fried

Jeremy Fried

I like to rock the party.
Jeremy Fried
Jeremy Fried I nominate @yoink7 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I can and he is.
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Saban Isik

Saban Isik

Küçükken sıklıkla nah çektiğim için, bugün sosyoloji okuyorum.
Saban Isik
Saban Isik I nominate @IsikSaban for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he is so culturally instituted.
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Lee Unkrich

Lee Unkrich

Director of Toy Story 3. Pixar Handyman. Curator of Cabinets of Curiosities. Former caretaker of the Overlook Hotel. Tiki God.
Joe Matt
Joe Matt I nominate @leeunkrich for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution Pixar is a cultural institution.
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Richard Naples

Richard Naples

I went to college for this?!?!?!?!?
Smithsonian
Smithsonian Thanks!RT @drastician: I nominate @Smithsonian for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they make baby Pandas
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New England Aquarium

New England Aquarium

Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation.
thejives
thejives I nominate @neaq for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution it's sharing realtime animal stories online!
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2 votes in nonprofit

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Baldwin Reynolds

Baldwin Reynolds

Where you can tune in, check out, or catch up on all things Baldwin-Reynolds!
Baldwin Reynolds
Baldwin Reynolds I nominate @BaldwinReynolds for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because who doesn't vote for themself?
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Jannine Lamour

Jannine Lamour

But there is life to lived in all its intensity. There is love that must be lived until the last drop with no fear. It does not kill. Clarice Lispector.
Editora Novitas
Editora Novitas Obrigada :D RT @janlamour I nominate @Editoranovitas for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I guess...
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maristelabairros

maristelabairros

jornalista, curiosa, humor variável, dois filhos, dois cães, franca e atenta
Editora Novitas
Editora Novitas Obrigada!! :D RT @maristelabairro I nominate @Editoranovitas for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because ...
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Miya Bailey

Miya Bailey

17 Years of Professional Tattooing, co founder of The City of Ink, painting, drawing and my family are my life. For Tattoo Info call 404-525-4465 (1pm-10pm)
Bryan Lewis
Bryan Lewis I nominate @MiyaBailey for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...he's an inspiration and trendstetter #MiyaB
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1 vote in art

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quad
Keith Jeffrey
Keith Jeffrey I nominate @QUAD for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it knows how to use Twitter properly!
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brooklynmuseum

brooklynmuseum

We're the Brooklyn Museum and happen to be one of the oldest and largest museums in the country. Who tweets on this page? Shelley B. is on deck.
Emily
Emily I nominate @brooklynmuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they produce amazing exhibits and enrich my community.
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BNECreativIndustries

BNECreativIndustries

Brisbane Creative Industries (Briscreativeindustries.com), related Creative Industries goodness and such by enthusiast, @hannahsuarez
Tiara the Merch Girl
Tiara the Merch Girl I nominate @briscreative for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she knows everything to do with Bris arts!
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Improv Everywhere

Improv Everywhere

Improv Everywhere causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places
Rica Mendes
Rica Mendes I nominate @ImprovEvery for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution for still amazing people w/No Pants Subway rides! :)
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Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum

Telling the story of those who have lived, fought and died in conflict, from 1914 to the present day
Spencer E Holtaway
Spencer E Holtaway I nominate @i_w_m for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they provide live visitors advice over twitter.
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GrayRiv

GrayRiv

Progressive, pro-immigrant, prO-bama. Formerly ForumDriv on Digg + Twitter
Sandi Jones
Sandi Jones I nominate @GrayRiv for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...efforts to educate about immigration
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Jenn Falls

Jenn Falls

Former English teacher getting masters, watching sci-fi, writing about sci-fi at AirlockAlpha, and writing book.
Reduced Shakespeare
Reduced Shakespeare Thx for voting more than once! RT @jrfalls "I nominate @reduced for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution!"
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Steve Devine

Steve Devine

Built in the 1880s and houses The University of Manchester's collections of natural history, Egyptology, archaeology and anthropology.
Charlie Jackson
Charlie Jackson Inominate @McrMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they have a giant dinosaur&a fab button display
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Kevin McN

Kevin McN

English Marketeer in New York. Love all sport esp golf as well as great wine!
GetRoomsCheaper
GetRoomsCheaper I nominate @jossiesgiant for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because his New York tweets rock!
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thwomensmuseum
Janet  Bohren
Janet Bohren I nominate @ThWomensMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because.. women's hist key for healthy culture.
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