Tate St Ives Named Museum of the Year

Opened in 1993, Tate St Ives underwent an immense underground extension last year—which took some 18 months and cost £20 million. The Cornish museum (located right on a picturesque beach) has just been awarded the Museum of the Year award, beating Brooklands Museum, Weybridge, Glasgow Women’s Library and the Postal Museum. Stephen Deuchar—who is on the judging panel and director of the Art Fund—says, of the new space, “The new extension to the gallery is deeply intelligent and breathtakingly beautiful, providing the perfect stage for a curatorial programme that is at once adventurous, inclusive and provocative.” Find out more at The Guardian.