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Liverpool bids farewell to the Terracotta Warriors and 2000 years of ancient history

https://youtu.be/eF2nwccRHFY After 10 months of wowing the crowds at the World Museum Liverpool, the Terracotta Warriors begin their journey home. Revealed as the most popular exhibition ever held by National Museums Liverpool, China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors contributed almost £80 million to the Liverpool City Region’s economy. Alongside that unprecedented boost, ...
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Last chance to book for ICOM UK international networking luncheon at the MA Conference, Belfast, 8 Nov

ICOM UK will be hosting a networking luncheon on Thursday 8 November at the Museums Association Conference in Belfast. The luncheon will take place 13:10 – 14:25 in Bar 2 on Thursday 8 November, which is straight after the ICOM UK-led conference session Winds of Change: The State of Museums in Southern ...
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Footage from CONNECT! Creative Desk UK forum on the value of international networks

Couldn’t make it to our CONNECT! Forum on the Value of Networks? Or perhaps you were there and want to revisit the highlights? Creative Europe Desk UK has now made the footage free to watch on their Creative Europe Desk UK YouTube channel. The event saw 120 delegates and 20 speakers from across screen, arts ...
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Yorkshire Consultancy Joins Leeds City Region To Celebrate 30 Years Of Cultural Links With China

International specialist business consultancy, ConnectChina, recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of Leeds and Hangzhou cities being twinned as part of a Leeds City Region senior trade and investment delegation to China, designed to build on long-standing relationships and capitalise on existing trade agreements. ConnectChina organised the China in-market support for the ...
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Book now for free ICOM UK international networking luncheon at the MA Conference, Belfast, 8 Nov

ICOM UK will be hosting a networking luncheon on Thursday 8 November at the Museums Association Conference in Belfast. The luncheon will take place 13:10 – 14:25 in Bar 2 on Thursday 8 November, which is straight after the ICOM UK-led conference session Winds of Change: The State of Museums in Southern ...
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Snobia Kaputa, CEO of the National Art Gallery of Namibia talks to ICOM UK about the forthcoming MA Conference session on Southern African Museums

I am delighted to thank ICOM UK for supporting our Collections Manager, Ndeenda Shivute, to attend the Museums Association Conference in Belfast.  The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) is a member of ICOM and the time is right to become part of key sector conferences like the MA Conference in Belfast.  ...
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Cooperation Projects 2019 Funding Call Opens

The 2019 funding call for Creative Europe’s Cooperation Projects has been announced with a deadline of 11 December 2018, before 11am (GMT). Projects must begin between 1 September 2019 and 15 December 2019, and can last up to 48 months. The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive (EACEA), which manages Creative Europe’s funding ...
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A Roundup of Museum Decolonisation News

This article was first published on the AAM (American Alliance of Museums) Centre for the Future of Museums blog: https://www.aam-us.org/2018/10/16/a-roundup-of-decolonization-news/  Written by Elizabeth Merritt The popularity of last week’s guest post by Frank Howarth on decolonizing the museum mind prompts me to share a round-up of some of the stories I’ve been collecting ...
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Head of the Department of Heritage Protection and Capacity Building (ICOM)

ICOM is advertising the position Head of the Department of Heritage Protection and Capacity Building.  Please see the PDF below for more details on the position and how to apply.
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ICOM UK International Networking Luncheon at the MA Conference, Belfast

ICOM UK will be hosting a networking luncheon on Thursday 8 November at the Museums Association Conference in Belfast. The luncheon will take place 13:10 – 14:25 in Bar 2 on Thursday 8 November, which is straight after the ICOM UK-led conference session Winds of Change: The State of Museums in Southern ...
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