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Esch-sur-Alzette to be European Capital of Culture in 2022

This article was original published at: https://www.wort.lu/en/culture/esch-2022-esch-sur-alzette-to-be-european-capital-of-culture-in-2022-5a05d92fc1097cee25b770f9 Luxembourg’s second largest city, Esch-sur-Alzette, has been officially named the European Capital of Culture in 2022. The news was announced on 10 November at the Ministry of Culture in the presence of Prime Minister and Culture Minister Xavier Bettel, Secretary of State for Culture Guy Arendt ...
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ICOM-ITC TRaining Workshop, April 2018, Beijing

The ICOM International Training Centre (ICOM-ITC) is announcing the organisation of its tenth training workshop that will be held from 9 to 17 April, 2018 in Beijing, China. ICOM, ICOM China and the Palace Museum are pleased to award travel grants to international participants attending the training workshop called Managing a ...
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The Mendoza Review and working internationally

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has published the Mendoza Review, an independent review outlining key recommendations for how government can support the museums sector in England.  You can read the full report HERE. This Review was undertaken in response to the Culture White Paper in 2016, which called for ...
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ICOM & ICOM UK at the 2017 Museums Association Conference

THANK YOU to all of the ICOM UK members who came to the ICOM UK luncheon or stooped by to say hello at the ICOM stand at the 2017 Museums Association Conference last week.  We hope you enjoyed the event and fitted in some networking about working internationally. We were honored ...
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ICOM UK – British Council Global Travel Grant Recipients

ICOM UK is delighted to announce the recipients of the ICOM UK – British Council Global Travel Grant scheme.  A total of £7,200 was awarded to enable six non-national museums and galleries to visit potential partners across the world in 2018 to develop new projects and partnerships with their international ...
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Bristol and Manchester named UNESCO Creative Cities

This article first appeared in Arts Professional: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/bristol-and-manchester-named-unesco-creative-cities?utm_source=Weekly-News&utm_medium=email&utm_content=nid-206885&utm_campaign=3rd-November-2017 Manchester’s radical literary heritage and Bristol’s wildlife film prowess have been given international recognition by the UNESCO Creative City network. Bristol has become a UNESCO Creative City of Film – much like Bradford – and Manchester has followed in the footsteps of Norwich, Nottingham and ...
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British Museum and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) open collaborative exhibition in Mumbai

Staff from the British Museum have been in Mumbai for the opening of a new exhibition called India and the world. Colleagues from India and Britain have created a unique exhibition by bringing together objects from collections across India and from the British Museum. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) Mumbai. The objects ...
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Voices of Culture – Brainstorming Report on Skills, Training and Knowledge Transfer published

The meetings took place in June 2017 and brought together 34 representatives and stakeholders from different cultural and heritage organisations, associations, NGOs and networks. As a result a brainstorming report was published and presented to the European Commission on 25 September 2017. The main findings, which aim to result in new policies ...
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Call for papers: The Association of Critical Heritage Studies 2018 Conference

Please find attached the call for papers for our upcoming session at the Association for Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China September 1-6, 2018. The deadline is on the 30th of November. We welcome any papers or case studies that may further our discussion. Please see ...
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Government guidance on protecting objects on loan from abroad from seizure

DCMS has published guidance for museums borrowing loan items from abroad on how to ensure the loans are not seized by UK courts in cases where ownership is in dispute. Objects are protected from seizure when displayed in a museum or gallery approved by the Culture Secretary, where a list of ...
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