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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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Museums (em)Power: Call for Papers

A Multidisciplinary Conference on Art and Cultural Institutions 13-14 September 2018 School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester This conference seeks to explore the power relations in the contemporary museum context. The term ‘museums’ in the title encompasses not only museums but all forms of cultural institutions where people, objects and other entities interact. By putting ...
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Free NEMO Webinar: Museums for All? Going beyond ramps and toilets to embrace access and inclusion for Deaf and disabled people

On 16 May 15:00 CEST Michèle Taylor will explore the topic of social inclusion and museums when facilitating the webinar “Museums for All? Going beyond ramps and toilets to embrace access and inclusion for Deaf and disabled people.” Register for free through this form before 13 May
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Vote for Brooklands Museum on 14-15 May in the International Museum Dance Off

Brooklands Museum Makes It Through To The Museum Dance Off International Thunderdome Final Brooklands Museum staff and volunteers have grabbed their flares and headbands, laid out the disco dance floor and got the glitter ball spinning, to the tune of Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Move on Up’ for the annual international Museum Dance ...
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ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme 2018-19

ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, is pleased to offer travel grants to support museum professionals to develop mutually beneficial international projects and partnerships for their organisations. The 2018-19 ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme will enable recipients to undertake an international visit to meet with colleagues ...
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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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Opportunity to connect with Turkish museums through Heritage Istanbul, 12-14 April 2018

HERITAGE ISTANBUL Archaeology, Restoration and Museum Technologies Fair and Conferences 12-14 April, 2018, Istanbul, Turkey   Istanbul, that has been the meeting point of cultures for thousands of years, now brings countries together with HERITAGE ISTANBUL project. Turkey, one of the leading countries of the world with its intensive cultural heritage, is the attraction point of ...
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ICOM UK 2017 membership now closed – 2018 membership opens in October 2018

2017 ICOM UK membership and renewals have now closed. We had to close memberships 5 days earlier than planned due to the ICOM Membership Office in Paris closing to undertake work on their membership database.  We apologies for any inconvenience this causes. Applications for 2018 membership and renewals open in October 2018. ...
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Connecting local communities with 4,000 years of heritage in Egypt

Today, Shutb is a small agricultural town 5km south of Asyut in Middle Egypt. Studies of texts and the ancient landscape show that people have lived there for more than 4,000 years. The village perches on top of the remains of ancient Shashotep, a regional centre and capital of the ...
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