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How are you celebrating International Museum Day on 18 May 2019?

With International Museums Day just around the corner – what is your museum planning for the 18th May? Add your activity to ICOM’s new interactive map via OpenAgenda for the whole world to see. And get prepared to communicate on social media. Look forward to celebrating it with thousands of museums in the world! Click HERE to visit the International Museum Day website. For IMD19, ...
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Andrea DeRome travelled to Argentina with an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant

Andrea DeRome, Collections Access Officer at Ceredigion Museum travelled to Argentina with an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant.  This is the blog that Andrea wrote during her visit.  The full report from Andrea’s visit will be published in the coming weeks in the Case Studies section of the ICOM ...
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The Best in Heritage 2019

THE BEST IN HERITAGE 2019 Projects of Influence 25-27 SEPTEMBER, DUBROVNIK Presenting a comprehensive insight into best practices globally, this year’s The Best in Heritage will feature 42 museum, heritage and conservation projects that have been awarded in the previous year. They have been handpicked from a list of some 300 laureates of ...
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Exhibitions – Going Green Survey 2018 – Ten Years On

On behalf of Sustainable Exhibitions for Museums (SEFM), you are invited to complete the on-line Exhibitions – Going Green Survey 2018 – Ten Years On, through the following link:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H87R7GP     The survey is active through to 31 July 2019. SEFM is a UK-based informal network of museum and gallery professionals who want to promote and encourage sustainability ...
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Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora 10th Biennial Conference

Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora 10th Biennial Conference The College of William & Mary Williamsburg, Virginia Remembrance, Renaissance, Revolution: The Meaning of Freedom in the African World Over Time and Space November 5-9, 2019 Click HERE for more information. The year 2019 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the origins of slavery in what became ...
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Travel Bursary reports now online: read about ICOM UK members attending events in China, Botswana and the USA

We have recently published four Travel Bursary reports on the ICOM UK website.  You can read and download the following reports: Mimi Waitzman, Deputy Keeper of Musical Instruments at the Horniman Museum and Gardens travelled to China for the ICOM CIMCIM conference. Miriam Kleingeltink, MA Conservation at Camberwell College of Art, UAL ...
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It’s time to prepare for International Museum Day 2019

Are you ready to celebrate International Museum Day 2019? On 18 May 2019, museums all around the world will come together to celebrate International Museum Day.  This year, the theme is Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition. Get prepared to celebrate! On the ICOM International Museum Day website you can ...
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The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is open!

Until 30 June, midnight CET, cities worldwide can submit their application to join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as an accelerator of sustainable development. Today the Network brings ...
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Save The Date: ICOM UK AGM, 27 June 2019, London

Details of the 2019 ICOM UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be announced shortly. The AGM will take place in London on Thursday 27 June at a location to be confirmed. In the meantime, please save the date in your diaries.
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ICOM Kyoto 2019: take a look at the program

The program of the 25th General Conference of ICOM in Kyoto, Japan, has been released! The biggest conference of the museum field in the world A compelling scientific and social programme with almost 25 activities Three world-renowned keynote speakers: Kengo Kuma (architect), Cai Guo-Qiang (artist) and Sebastião Salgado (photographer) One Museum Fair that will present state of the art technology and ...
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