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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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NelsonAtkinsMuseum

NelsonAtkinsMuseum

We're your friendly Midwestern neighborhood art museum with everything from Ancient to Contemporary. Tweets by Emily Black & Adrianne Russell in Education.
Adrianne Russell
Adrianne Russell I nominate @nelson_atkins for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because of the new American Indian galleries!
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Weeksville

Weeksville

Weeksville Heritage Center is a historic site that preserves the history of the free African American community of Weeksville.
Brooklyn Historical
Brooklyn Historical I nominate @weeksville for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because we're collaborating on In Pursuit of Freedom.
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Gladys Porter Zoo

Gladys Porter Zoo

News and updates from the Gladys Porter Zoo, a visitor oriented zoological and botanical park, dedicated to the preservation of nature. Tweeted by @chaugh
Seattle Aquarium
Seattle Aquarium Way to go!! RT @GladysPorterZoo Two Zoo's nominated for Shorty Awards for #CulturalInstitution! Vote for @PhoenixZoo or @sfzoo! Go team!
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leah hansen

leah hansen

reader, thinker, writer, creator. pseudo-intellectual. wanna-be activist. former beatnik kerouac scholar. future israeli kibbutznik ulpanist in 04.10.
Art Institute
Art Institute Many thanks, Leah! RT @leahchansen I nominate @artinstitutechi for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution
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CJ Nye

CJ Nye

Art museum administrator, minus the actual job.
Brooklyn Historical
Brooklyn Historical @cjn212 We're a bit buried at this point in the Shorty Award's #culturalinstitution category (tied for 17th place) http://bit.ly/5xwn...
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US Holocaust Museum

US Holocaust Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a living memorial, inspiring citizens to confront hatred, promote human dignity and prevent genocide.
leah hansen
leah hansen I nominate @HolocaustMuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they effectively use Twitter to educate
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1 vote in politics

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Ten Chimneys

Ten Chimneys

National Historic Landmark Home of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne
jblong
jblong I nominate @tenchimneys for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they support regional theatres.
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David

David

Proud Pro-Israel Jew. Activist. Creator of the Jewish Internet Defense Force. Into the Eternal, music, film, politics, religion, writing, and more...
beabir
beabir I nominate @JIDF for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because Jidf brings together a lot of people :)
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113 votes in nonprofit
47 votes in 1
21 votes in terrorist

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Make-A-Wish America

Make-A-Wish America

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy
edjane maps
edjane maps I nominate @makeawish for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because is wonderful!...
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21 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric

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hanna barbera
Iludium Phosdex
Iludium Phosdex I nominate @hbcartoons for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because Saturday mornings will never be the same.
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Eric Rumsey

Eric Rumsey

pictures, color, google, ebooks, librarian, medical, iphone, maps, pdf, pattern recognition, meta
Koven J. Smith
Koven J. Smith I nominate @ericrumsey for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because every link he posts is goddamn vital.
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Cameron Hodgson

Cameron Hodgson

I'm not immature... I just have a dominating inner child!
xen yasai
xen yasai I nominate @SkinBintin for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... he has shown me that Kiwi's are awesome!
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MiaVee

MiaVee

1/2 Welsh, 1/2 Italian, all Yorkshire, currently London-based civil servant and champion procrastinator.
Reduced Shakespeare
Reduced Shakespeare Yes you can! RT @MiaVee "can I nominate @reduced for the #culturalinstitution Shorty Award again? They've been making me smile for 10 years"
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|Jessica|

|Jessica|

paraNormal. Really...just a sheGeek with a twisted sense of humor, and a loose grasp on reality...and that's how I like it.
Batty
Batty 2nd! RT @J3551C4: I nominate @smilinstanlee for a Shorty Award #culturalinstitution because he is Stan Lee. nuffsaid.
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Batty

Batty

He is a computer technician by day, superhero by night. Plays too much City of Heroes. Known to laugh in the face of danger and cry at the beauty of a sunset.
ZachsMind
ZachsMind 3rded! RT @Shadowbat: 2nd! RT @J3551C4: I nominate @smilinstanlee for a Shorty Award #culturalinstitution because he is Stan Lee. nuffsaid.
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Ars Anji

Ars Anji

Please follow me. Sigam-me por favor.
Editora Novitas
Editora Novitas Obrigada!!! RT @follownone I nominate @EditoraNovitas for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they...
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taylor harwin

taylor harwin

I'm on Twitter's Trust and Safety team. @taylorharwin is my personal account. This account is going to be for pictures of sandwiches/policy questions.
Janet  Bohren
Janet Bohren I nominate @th for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because.. it does good work showcasing women's history.
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Nat. Railway Museum

Nat. Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is currently trying to Steam our Scotsman – get involved! Peer in the marketing office writes the tweets.
Roy Gibson
Roy Gibson I nominate @railwaymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they do lots more than just locos
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Cynthia von Buhler

Cynthia von Buhler

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
Jordan Roth
Jordan Roth @cynthvonbuhler -jst saw yr post/i'm humbled "I nominate @JordanRoth1 for a Shorty Award #culturalinstitution b/c one day he'll rule one"
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5 votes in art
1 vote in music

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mOma

mOma

mOma is Healthy, Filling, Natural & Delicious
Olive
Olive I nominate @MOMA for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution!
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