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A Major CPF Funded project will Safeguard Turkish Archaeological Heritage

ICOMUK is delighted to announce that they are partners in a successful application to the Cultural Protection Fund, managed by the British Council in partnership with DCMS. The project, titled Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey (SARAT), will be led by the British Institute at Ankara together with Koç University Research ...
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#museumweek 2017 (19 – 25 June)

In its third year, #MuseumWeek has grown to be a large event across all continents that celebrates cultural and heritage institutions, associations and networks alike and draws attention to their work. The overarching theme for 2017 is “lifestyle” which was divided into seven topics that were partially selected by the Museum ...
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Thank you for completing the 2017 ICOM UK Membership Survey

A big thank you to all members who took the time to complete the 2017 ICOM UK Membership Survey! Over a third of members completed the survey and we will share the summary findings from the survey at the 2017 ICOM UK AGM. The 2017 ICOM UK AGM takes place on Thursday ...
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ICOM UK-HWB Travel Grant Scheme – 30 June deadline for applications

ICOM UK, with support from Heritage Without Borders (HWB), is offering a number of travel grants to support staff from regional and local UK museums (non-national museums) to travel to Europe and greater Europe to develop mutually beneficial projects and partnerships. The ICOM UK – HWB Travel Grant Scheme will enable ...
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NEMO TRAINING COURSE: Museum trends and prospects for 2018 – APPLY NOW

What should you expect as a professional next year? is the bold question for this offer. The Training Course will cast light on 10 big trends to impact museums in 2018. Additionally, it will include a creative workshop on the museum of the future. This should help participants to position their ...
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Warm and friendly Annual ICOM Meeting 2017

ICOM Annual Meeting, so called “June Meetings” were three days full of encounters and discussions for museum professionals, from 7 to 9 June, 2017. During the Opening of the Annual Meeting, Suay Aksoy, ICOM president, wished all a very fulfilling discussions and conversations. She said : “Witnessing these international professional dialogues and ...
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ICOM Paris meetings 7-9 June 2017

Carol Scott, Chair of ICOM UK, attended the general assembly of ICOM in Paris last week. She joined representatives of the 115 national committees, 30 international committees, 6 regional alliances and 23 affiliated organisations that comprise the International Council of Museums (ICOM), making it the largest museums network in the ...
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NEMO has a dedicated webpage for the European Year of Cultural Heritage!

The 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH 2018) aims to raise awareness of European history and values and to strengthen a sense of European identity. It encourages more people to discover and explore the opportunities of Europe’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. At the same time, it draws attention ...
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ASEF: Mobility First! – Fund to support travel of Asian and European artists and cultural professionals

Securing funding for cultural mobility that makes up an integral part to the practice and career of artists and cultural professionals in Asia and Europe is often challenging. With the “Mobility First!” fund ASEF wants to foster bi-directional mobility between Asia and Europe (and vice versa) and support personal connections ...
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Research into Museum Governance – opportunity to tender (deadline 26 June)

This will provide a contextual overview of UK museum governance. The report will be translated, published and distributed by a partner organisation in the People’s Republic of China so that the museum sector in China achieves a greater understanding of best practice in museum governance. The aim of the report ...
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