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Bowes Museum director Adrian Jenkins visits China

This article first appeared in The Northern Echo: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/16245406.Museum__39_s_director_welcomed_to_China_for_visit/  Adrian Jenkins, director of The Bowes Museum, in Barnard Castle, is one of only two English regional museum directors to present a paper to the International Forum of Museum Directors, held over four days in Nanjing.  The forum was organised by the Louvre in Paris. Mr ...
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THE BEST IN HERITAGE 2018: Projects of Influence, 26-28 September, Croatia

THE BEST IN HERITAGE 2018 Projects of Influence 26-28 September, Dubrovnik, Croatia As the award-giving programmes around the world announced their laureates category by category in 2017, the Best in Heritage diligently collected all the information and generated the annual list of the best practices in the field of museums, heritage and conservation. Out ...
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UK-China Connection Through Culture Grants 2018-19

https://chinanow.britishcouncil.cn/opportunities/uk-china-connection-through-cultural-grants/ Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. China ...
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Take time to reflect after international conferences

If you’ve ever felt that international conferences can sometimes feel like an “all-consuming moment that doesn’t carry into your real world,” you’re not alone.  In her latest blog post, Seema Rao, Principal and CEO of Brilliant Idea Studio, shares several ideas for bringing the conference magic home, based on her experience at the ...
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KIZUNA – new major exhibition exhibition of Japanese design at National Museum Cardiff

KIZUNA is a new major exhibition at National Museum Cardiff, which showcases the best of Japanese design, and celebrates the relationship between Wales and Japan over the last 400 years. Japan | Wales | Design 16 June – 9 September 2018 Japan has one of the world’s most dynamic design cultures. In this major new ...
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Digital Success in Museums

A recent study investigates the structure of digital teams in museums and offers suggestions of how the transition towards digital maturity best is carried through. Kati Price, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Dafydd James, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, have compiled 56 survey answers from GLAM organisations from across the world ...
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ICOM working with the World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM)

ICOM has paired with the World Federation of Friends of Museums (WFFM) in order to work on better ways to improve and enhance their mission towards society. In this sense, both organizations have decided to sign a joined declaration entitled “Museums, Social Landmarks – Declaration of Funchal on the European Year of ...
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NEMO Co-Organises Conference on Cultural Heritage and Digital Environment

On 19 June, the one day conference “Cultural Heritage Communities and Audiences in Today’s Digital Environment Conference” is organised within the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit in Berlin, Germany. The Heritage Summit takes place from 18-24 June 2018. The conference is dedicated to digital technologies and cultural heritage and the ...
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How to develop international partnerships

This article was first published on Arts Professional: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/magazine/article/how-develop-international-partnerships?utm_source=Weekly-Good-Reads&utm_medium=email&utm_content=nid-208082&utm_campaign=5th-April-2018 Collaborating with international partners can be rewarding, but how do you start? Emma Crook shares her expertise, from making contact and overcoming barriers to getting support. Developing an international collaboration requires time, patience, drive and resilience. It is therefore important to figure out the ‘why’ and ‘where’ ...
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Manchester Museum will be able to house major international exhibitions with £4.2m grant

Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester has received a confirmed grant of £4,215,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major capital project. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the project will develop and transform the museum by providing new exhibition space, the North’s first South ...
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