Madeira Museums awarded

Madeira Museums awarded
The Portuguese Association of Museology (APOM) distinguished three Madeira museums, namely the Photography Museum "Vicentes", the Museum of the Press and the Machico Museum Centre.
The Photography Museum "Vicentes" won in the Merchandising Award Category – Shop for the Photography History in Madeira CD, in recognition of a wider project identification, inventory and contribution to the history of photography at regional, national and international levels.
The Press Museum - Madeira was awarded with the Portuguese Museum Award - Honourable Mention. Based in Câmara de Lobos, it depicts the history of the press, in a permanent exhibition, where there is an illustrative panel of the diversity of titles that existed in Madeira (more than 300), since the first newspaper was printed on the island, on July 1st, 1821.
The Machico Museum Centre also received an honourable mention, with the Culture Extension Services Award. The Centre has the objective to provide an always accessible museum circuit, at the Machico’s City historical centre, integrating representative collections of local historical memory.

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