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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Cityscape
Picked By » Readers

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Cityscape
Picked By » Critics

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Center for Civil and Human Rights

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Atlanta Monetary Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank

Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2017
Type of Award » Cityscape
Picked By » Guest Critic

Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2013
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Tucked away down a dead-end street filled mostly with antique and design shops, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia feels like a secret. Instead of clamoring for attention with blockbuster exhibitions, this locally minded museum has quietly established itself as a home for risky, exciting workmore...
Tucked away down a dead-end street filled mostly with antique and design shops, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia feels like a secret. Instead of clamoring for attention with blockbuster exhibitions, this locally minded museum has quietly established itself as a home for risky, exciting work and consistent curatorial focus. MOCA GA's vital archiving program is building an expansive library of groundbreaking Georgia-based artists. But the Working Artist Project, which commissions work from artists such as monumental painter Xie Caomin and stylish filmmaker Micah Stansell, is the institution's crown jewel. 75 Bennett St. 404-367-8700. mocaga.org. less...

Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Runner-up: Fernbank Museum of Natural History


767 Clifton Road, 404-929-6300, www.fernbankmuseum.org

Best museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Runner-up Atlanta Contemporary Art Center 535 Means St., 404-688-2500, www.nexuspress.org

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Though it works with a quirky, out-of-the-way exhibition space in the shade of the Marriott Marquis hotel, the small but deeply relevant MUSEUM OF DESIGN ATLANTA — the only one in the Southeast devoted exclusively to design — has managed to balance an interesting mix of national exhibitionsmore...
Though it works with a quirky, out-of-the-way exhibition space in the shade of the Marriott Marquis hotel, the small but deeply relevant MUSEUM OF DESIGN ATLANTA — the only one in the Southeast devoted exclusively to design — has managed to balance an interesting mix of national exhibitions and local shows. Many of them feature an advocacy edge recognizing the value of great (and green) architecture and affordable design to the future of the city. less...

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers

Best Museum BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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