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Opening of The Migration Museum in London

The Migration Museum opened at The Workshop in London on 26 April 2017. The Museum will stages an adventurous programme of exhibitions, events and education workshops, housed in The Workshop, an arts and community space just off Albert Embankment. The Migration Museum at The Workshop is open Wednesday–Sunday (plus bank holidays), from 10am–4pm. For further ...
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ICOM UK at the M+H Show, London (17-18 May)

ICOM UK will have a stand in the Ask the Expert area at the M+H Show at Olympia, London, 17 – 18 May 2017.  Come and speak to us on Wednesday 17 May (09:30 – 12:30) and Thursday 18 May (09:30 – 16:00) about working internationally, the benefits of being ...
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Final report and guides on Audience Development published by NEMO

Many culture makers have embraced the theme of Audience Development (AD) to gain new and larger audiences. But how can they be reached? And how can cultural institutions measure their efforts and success? This study aimed to provide answers to these questions by offering successful approaches and methods in the area ...
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Call for Papers extended – ICOM MPR conference (Amsterdam): Museums and the City: Marketing and Beyond

As marketing for museums shifts from creating ads and writing press releases to more complex tasks, the conference looks at building strong relationships and partnerships with the community to create a strong and relevant museum brand. The committee has opened a call for papers until 5 May 2017 for keynotes, case ...
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American Alliance of Museums Statement on the Presidents Preliminary Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2018

Laura Lott, President and CEO of the American Alliance of Museums, issued the following statement in response to the preliminary Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal announced by President Trump, which calls for the elimination of multiple agencies that support the arts and humanities. “While these proposals from the Trump Administration were ...
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The Great Revolution of European Museums: webinar presentation available online

The NEMO Webinar ‘The great Revolution of European Museums’ facilitated by Massimo Negri took place on 5 April 2017. Which museums were the most influential in the European scene in the last 20 years? Which contributed to change professional practices, people’s perceptions and visitors’ expectations and experiences? Massimo Negri took us on ...
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Message from the Director of the World Heritage Centre on International Day for Monuments and Sites

Click here to read the message of Mechtild Rössler, Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, on the International Day for Monuments and Sites, celebrated every year on 18 April. Photo: Ibshek, Abu Simbel Temple © UNESCO / Shutterstock
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G7 CULTURAL SUMMIT: Open Letter to the Cultural Ministers from France, the UK, Germany and Italy from European Alliance for Culture and the Arts

This article first appeared in the latest NEMO newsletter: http://www.ne-mo.org/index.php?id=395&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=600&cHash=d72ae13af5968d2981cb2c14b299bf74 NEMO is among the signatories of the Open Letter by the European Alliance for Culture and the Arts shared on 23 March 2017 directed towards the G7 cultural ministers. On 30 and 31 March, the G7 cultural summit will be organised in the ...
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Museums & Galleries Tax Relief Update from ACE

Following the introduction of the Museums and Galleries Tax Relief at the start of April, Arts Council England has published further information and a FAQ page on their website.  The information will be updated as more details of the tax relief scheme become available. The Museums and Galleries Tax Relief allows ...
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Diploma-cities: the role of cities in shaping soft power in the 21st century

This article was written by Jo Beall, British Council Director, Education and Society, and first published on the British Council website: https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/policy-insight-research/insight/influence-soft-power/diploma-cities   For the first time in history most people now live in cities. They are fundamental to economic and cultural development. They produce 80% of world GDP. They also act ...
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