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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.

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National Theatre

National Theatre

The National presents a mix of new plays and classics, with six or seven productions in repertory at any one time.
Tom Attwood
Tom Attwood I nominate @nationaltheatre for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... they're super!
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Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion

It costs nothing to say something kind. Even less to shut up altogether.
Shelley Bates
Shelley Bates I nominate @NathanFillion for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he's a world icon
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1,552 votes in celebrity
44 votes in humor
11 votes in firefly
9 votes in castle

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Pete Cashmore

Pete Cashmore

The hottest Twitter news, Twitter tips and Twitter help. Plus, the best social media links around!
utb
utb I nominate @mashable for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... they have the best social media news!
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
56 votes in news
15 votes in tech
1 vote in politics

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PCS ghost

PCS ghost

haunting the backstage of Portland Center Stage
Marlene Montooth
Marlene Montooth I nominate @pcsghost for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they've made outstanding use of social media.
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zdarsky

zdarsky

Just pulling myself together since you left me.
Lavinia
Lavinia I nominate @zdarsky for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he'll give anyone a pig dick for a price.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in pantsshitter

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Kitty White

Kitty White

Hi! I'm Hello Kitty! I am a cheerful and warm-hearted little girl. I love making new friends! Can you be my friend here on Twitter? *gives you a cookie* =^.^=
Mr. Lopez
Mr. Lopez I nominate @HelloKitty for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because, I now have a pandemic fear of HelloKitty!
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LehighValley Tweetup

LehighValley Tweetup

Meet local Lehigh Valley twitter users to socialize and/or network. Monday Feb 8, 7-9pm at Starfish (@starfish_pa) in Bethlehem
Mr_Puttle
Mr_Puttle I nominate @LVTweetup for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they friggin' rock the LVBus!!!
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
87 votes in networking
1 vote in smallbusiness
1 vote in egocentric

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BillCorbett

BillCorbett

Clown Prince of Crime
Sabrina
Sabrina I nominate @BillCorbett for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because he's the king of Cult Uralins Titutioning
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
7 votes in humor
5 votes in narcissism
2 votes in crime
1 vote in fanworship

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Vikki
Vikki
Vikki I nominate @Beloved122082 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because.Hey, what else am I gonna vote for myself?
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

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artscatalyst
Rob La Frenais
Rob La Frenais I nominate @artscatalyst for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she even notices birds tweeting...
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P!nk

P!nk

it's all happening
Arlieangel93
Arlieangel93 I nominate @Pink for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...she truly cares about animals, it warms my heart.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
15 votes in music
2 votes in design
2 votes in politics
1 vote in humor

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Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey

19/RCA Nashville Recording artist~ Music & Helping People are my thing. It's not Religious, it's not Political...it's only Love! My album hits stores March 2nd
Dominique Gokey
Dominique Gokey I nominate @dannygokey for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... He has his head on straigh
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
6 votes in music
1 vote in nonprofit

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Osama Ben Marvin

Osama Ben Marvin

Glassy-eyed validation junkie, social media terrorist. Everything bad that happens on Twitter is my fault.
rejecter
rejecter I nominate @benmarvin for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because, seriously. It's inevitable.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
181 votes in weird
1 vote in lulz
1 vote in brand
1 vote in nonprofit

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maureenjohnson

maureenjohnson

There's a fine line between good eye contact, and the piercing stare of a psychopath. Maureen is on the wrong side of it. - a fan
Rick Damigella
Rick Damigella I nominate @MaureenJohnson for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because she is the coolest thing on Twitter.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
30 votes in humor
3 votes in weird
2 votes in remember
2 votes in customerservice

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arthurmagazine

arthurmagazine

Homegrown Counterculture
michelle cohen
michelle cohen I nominate @arthurmagazine for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they found the others
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Alex Litel

Alex Litel

(or alexlitel.blogspot.com) Sometimes I don't even get my own jokes.
Alex Litel
Alex Litel I nominate @alexlitel for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because I am revered like no other.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
9 votes in humor
1 vote in egocentric

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Dave Stubbs

Dave Stubbs

Columnist/sports feature writer with the Montreal Gazette and habsinsideout.com. Here with news and views of the Canadiens from behind the scenes.
Naila Jinnah
Naila Jinnah I nominate @habsinsideout1 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because where else would you get your #Habs info?
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
2 votes in sports

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Jordan Roth

Jordan Roth

involving art
Cynthia von Buhler
Cynthia von Buhler I nominate @JordanRoth1 for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because one day he will rule one.
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Johnathan Skidmore

Johnathan Skidmore

Jack of all Trades, Gunslinger Extraordinaire, Mediocre Locksmith, Amateur Magician, Terrible Pilot.
Jamie
Jamie I second the nomination submitted by @johnnyttoxic for a Shorty Award to go to @warrenellis in #culturalinstitution. I fear for my soul.
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Miss CherryPi
Racialicious
Racialicious Thanks! RT @MissCherryPi I nominate @racialicious for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution [...] relevant, informative and engaging.
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1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in politics