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In photos: The leading 'culture' destinations 2017 around the world

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An event pitched as the "Oscars for Museums" was held in London over the weekend, where the most innovative and influential museums and institutions were named the world's "Leading Culture Destinations 2017." Taking the top prize of the night was London's Design Museum, a space that explores the power of human invention in product, fashion, industrial and graphic design. Take a tour of some of the big winners from around the world. 

Leading Culture Destination 2017 winner: Design Museum, London
Leading Culture Destination 2017 winner North America: Tippet Rise Art Center, Fishtail, Montana
Leading Culture Destination 2017 winner for Middle East / UAE / Africa: Etihad Museum, Dubai
Leading Culture Destination 2017 winner Asia / Pacific: MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, Chiang Mai
The Leading Culture Destinations' Exhibition of the Year: Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
The Leading Culture Destination Museum Architecture of the Year: Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology, Lisbon
The Leading Culture Destination Museum Shop of the Year: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Leading Culture Destination Restaurant of the Year: Fotografiska, Stockholm
Leading Culture Destination Digital Museum Experience of the Year: British Museum, London
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