The Winners

of the LCD Berlin Award 2020

We congratulate all winners!

Leading Culture Destinations and visitBerlin are delighted to announce the winners of the LCD Berlin Awards. The 18 winners, hailing from 13 different countries, range from local grass-roots organisation to reowned national institutions. Now in its sixth edition, the LCD Awards highlight the world’s best established and emerging cultural destinations, recognising their exceptional contribution to cultural life. 

LCD Berlin 2020

Leading culture destinations
of the year

Best exhibition

HILMA AF KLINT
GUGGENHEIM
New York City, USA

Best Architecture

TWIST ART GALLERY
Jevnaker, Norway 
by Bjarke Ingels

Best Restaurant

ALPINN
LUMEN MUSEUM OF MOUNTAIN PHOTOGRAPHY
Dolomites, Italy

Best shop

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR
Doha, Qatar

Best digital experience

ATELIER DES LUMIÈRES
Paris, France

New Culture Destinations of the Year

europe

AMOS REX
Helsinki, Finland

north america

MOMA
New York City,
New York

latin america

SFER IK
Tulum, Mexico 

asia pacific

UCCA DUNE ART MUSEUM
BEIDAIHE, CHINA

middle east / africa/ UAE

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR
Doha, Qatar

soft power destinations of the year

best cultural activation

HEIDELBERG PROJECT
Detroit, USA

best cultural organisation

SHINGWAUK RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS CENTRE
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

best cultural collaboration

SAWA
Sharjah Museums Authority (UAE) / State Museums of Berlin, University of Applied Sciences berlin,  Goethe-Institut, (Germany)

avis travellers' awards

best cultural festival

BERGEN ASSEMBLY
Bergen
Norway

best emerging culture city

TBILISI
Georgia

THE FIFE ARMS HAUSER
& WIRTH Braemar,
Scotland

climate smart award

Klimahaus Bremerhaven
Bremerhaven, Germany

The best cultural initiative:
Bridging borders

To celebrate the first edition of the LCD Berlin Awards we are pleased to introduce a new category: “Best Cultural Initiative: Bridging Borders”. With this award we would like to honour outstanding achievements in arts and culture that foster an intercultural dialogue and create connections across borders.

The Barenboim-Said Akademie
Berlin, Germany