We are proud to announce Design Museum Dharavi as the winner of the Leading Culture Destinations Awards 2016 in the category of ‘Best New Museum of the Year - Asia Pacific’. The winners of the Leading Culture Destinations Awards, “The Oscars for Museums”, were announced on 30 September at a vibrant ceremony at The Langham, London.

The Leading Culture Destinations Award winners were chosen by a jury of eleven established cultural gurus from around the world. The scheme, now in its third year, celebrates museums and cities for their dedication to cultural vitality with winners chosen based on the quality and reach of their contributions to the international cultural sphere.

Leading Culture Destinations is a platform created to explore, recognise and promote the world’s best destinations for cultural experiences. Set up by Florian Wupperfeld and Bakul Patki, together with a team of art and travel enthusiasts, it aims at sharing knowledge and recommendations from a global network of leading professionals from the arts, fashion, music and film. The company aims to support both emerging and existing arts institutions and travel destinations, highlighting the practices and solutions that raise the standards of the cultural sector worldwide.