Art Fund Prize 2011

Art Fund Prize 2011 winner: British Museum, London


The British Museum, for A History of the World

Short List

Long List


  • Chair of the Judges: Michael Portillo, broadcaster and former cabinet minister
  • Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE, theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster
  • Jeremy Deller, artist
  • Kathy Gee, museums and heritage consultant
  • Charlotte Higgins, journalist and author
  • Lars Tharp, Foundling Museum curator, broadcaster and Antiques Roadshow expert
  • Lola Young, Baroness Young of Hornsey, Independent Cross Bench peer and writer, cultural critic, public speaker and broadcaster