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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery prepares for largest ever international touring exhibition

This article first appeared in M+H Advisor http://advisor.museumsandheritage.com/news/birmingham-museum-art-gallery-prepares-largest-ever-touring-exhibition/ Curators at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG) have teamed up with the American Federation of Arts to tour 200 works from its collection to six venues in the US from October The Victorian Radicals tour is not only an opportunity for BMAG to showcase Birmingham’s rich artistic heritage ...
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China in need of cultural relics appraisers: CPPCC member

This article first appeared on China.org.cn http://www.china.org.cn/china/NPC_CPPCC_2018/2018-03/09/content_50689955.htm A political advisor from the Palace Museum Research Institute said on Wednesday in Beijing that the appraisal of cultural relics is one of the most urgent Chinese cultural issues to address. Lyu Chenglong, a researcher at the Palace Museum Research Institute, made his comments at the ...
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Registration Open for the Ecsite Annual Conference, 7-9 June, Geneva

The Ecsite conference is open to everyone interested in public engagement with science, museums and science centres. Topics range from exhibition narratives to art&science, 21st century skills to post-truth. The 29th edition of the Ecsite Conference is hosted by the Natural History Museum of Geneva in partnership with CERN, University ...
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Good Practice Examples of Museums Strengthening Social Fabric and Promoting Social Inclusion

NEMO offers good practice examples of how museums can function as promoters of social inclusion of migrants in the publication Attractions Management 2017-2018 Handbook. NEMO and its board member Margherita Sani are featured in the recent issue of Attractions Management 2017-2018 Handbook. She explains why museums have to cater to all ...
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Eliza Gluckman, Curator, New Hall Art Collection travels to Hong Kong with ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant

Eliza Gluckman, Curator, New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge travelled to Hong Kong this month on an ICOM UK – British Council Global Travel Grant.  This is Eliza’s blog from her visit. It has been an intense and busy period working towards the launch of our research ...
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British Museum International Training Programme blog post on WI2018

Jessica Juckes, International Training Programme Assistant for the British Museum’s International Training Programme (ITP) attended the recent Working Internationally Conference in Edinburgh. You can read her blog post about the conference highlights at: https://bmtrainingprog.wordpress.com/2018/03/17/icom-uk-nmdc-working-internationally-conference/ The British Museum’s International Training Programme works to develop a sustainable global network of inspired museum and heritage professionals, ...
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ICOM ICEE – ICFA Conference, Spain, November 2018 – call for papers

ICOM ICEE-ICFA Conference: Cultural Heritage, Transition and Transformation 11 – 17 November 2018, Madrid – Barcelona, Spain Conference website: https://www.exhibitionexchange.com/ Call for papers: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/590ce162db29d6aee916a1ff/t/5aa8109f652dea049817445e/1520963749735/2018+Call+For+Papers.pdf 2018 marks the European Year of Cultural Heritage. As the International Committee for Exhibition Exchange (ICEE), and the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Fine Arts (ICFA) have decided to host ...
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International Research Project Aims at Protecting Art from Earthquakes

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, the USA, the Greek government and the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, have teamed up to research innovative ways of protecting art from Earthquakes. Studies indicate that natural disasters will increase in the future. In order to protect valuable art The Getty ...
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International Symposium on Climate Change and Museums, 11 – 13 April, Manchester

If you are interested in attending, please register at https://www.kxregistration.mmu.ac.uk/WSCCM18 The conference will be held in the Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester, Lime Grove, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PP WEDNESDAY, 11th APRIL 9:15–9:50 Welcoming remarks and Introduction. Museums and climate change: where are we? Where do we want to go? How do ...
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2018 Working Internationally Conference & Museum Definition Round Table

We would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the 2018 Working internationally Conference and the Museum Definition Round Table last week in Edinburgh.  As organisers, we left feeling inspired and we hope those who attended did too. Over the next two weeks we will add the presentations in ...
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