Three ´European Museum of the Year Awards´ to Turkish Museums
The winners of the European Museum of the Year Awards 2020 and 2021, organized by the European Museum Forum, and evaluate museums that have been opened for visitors or have undergone a large-scale transformation in the last four years, were announced on May 6th, with an online ceremony, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
In the award ceremony, three museums that have been nominated from Turkey also won awards. Troy Museum, among the EMYA 2020 nominees, received the '2020 European Museum of the Year Commendation Award'. Odunpazarı Modern Museum (OMM) among EMYA 2021 nominees received the '2021 European Museum of the Year Commendation Award' in the same category. Also, Kenan Yavuz Ethnography Museum in Bayburt, Turkey won the '2021 Silletto Prize.