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Brazil / UK Exchange Programme Opportunity

The Brazil / UK Exchange Programme is designed to build up connections between museums, cultural institutions and creative universities in Brazil and the United Kingdom. It encourages collaboration through the exchange of knowledge and best practice for the development of the cultural sector by providing resources for institutions to foster ...
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2017 ICOM UK AGM, Thurs 6 July, UCL, London

The 2017 ICOM UK AGM (Annual General Meeting) takes place on Thursday 6 July, 14:00 – 16:00 at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology. All ICOM UK members are welcome and encouraged to attend.  ICOM UK members will receive an invitation directly from Eventbrite this week to book their free ticket for the ...
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Free NEMO Webinar: Museums, Health and Well being on 16 June 2017!

With Museums, Health and Well being, NEMO continues the successful series of free webinars. This session will deal with the potential of museums to contribute to public health. Many museum staff intuitively believe museums make a positive contribution to people’s health and well being, and are increasingly developing activities and projects which ...
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London culture spend third highest in the world

This article by Christy Romer first appeared in Arts Professional: http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/london-culture-spend-third-highest-world?utm_source=Weekly-News&utm_medium=email&utm_content=http://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/london-culture-spend-third-highest-world&utm_campaign=12th-May-2017   Culture spending in London is the third highest in the world, when compared to 16 world cities, according to a major new comparative study. The World Cities Culture Finance report tracks global culture spending across Europe, Asia, North America and Australasia, assessing the ...
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European Year of Cultural Heritage: Council of European Union adopts proposal for EYCH 2018

Prior to the Council’s decision the European Parliament had adopted the text of the proposal on 27 April. Now the council followed with its adoption on 11 May 2017. Along with the proposal it is made clear that a budget of 8 million Euro will be made available for the year. ...
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The Best in Heritage and IMAGINES from 28-30 September 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia

As a result of the long and devoted work of dozens of experts and professional juries, more than 40 major award schemes from around the world announced some 300 prize-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects in 2016. At The Best in Heritage conference, the featured, handpicked selection of the most ...
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Complete the TEG Lending and Borrowing Experiences Survey 2017 and win a TEG Preparing to Borrow workshop place and travel bursary

Start the survey using this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TEG_Lending_and_Borrowing_Experiences The Lending and Borrowing Experiences Survey will take approximately 10 minutes, or less, to complete and will help the Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) gain a snapshot of loans practice in the UK today; the approaches being taken, as well as the benefits and challenges. The information provided will support TEG to ...
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Understanding Syria: IWM invites visitors to ask refugees

This article was written by Anna Pujol-Mazzini for the Thomson Reuters Foundation: http://news.trust.org/item/20170427174222-kjanf/ “How did you leave Syria?”, “Is your family still in Aleppo?”, “How do you move forward after fleeing Syria?” At a museum in the heart of London, visitors from across the globe were invited to sit down with Syrian refugees ...
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Updates on ICOMOS partnerships for Sustainable Development

This May, ICOMOS is participating at several events linked to sustainable development, the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals: 2nd Culture Summit of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) in Jeju, Republic of Korea, 10-13 May 2017.  ICOMOS is organizing Parallel session D4: ‘Developing a Multi-Stakeholder Platform for Localization ...
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Landmark US Museum Governance Survey:  CEOs and Board Chairs Identify Areas for Improvement

Eighty-seven percent of US museum directors and board chairs rate their organizations as effective in fulfilling their missions, but there remains significant room for improvement when it comes to advocacy and inclusion, according to a new and unprecedented national survey of museum directors and board chairs. A new report, Museum Board ...
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