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China Art Research Network (CARN)

This article first appeared in the AIM Newsletter 104: https://t.e2ma.net/message/vj3ku/bkeeeg Do you work in a museum or a collection, which contains Chinese material? CARN is initiating a research project ‘Mapping Chinese Objects/Collections in the UK’. In addition to the well-known collections of Chinese art, they are aiming to find Chinese material in ...
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Communicating the Museum 2017 Paris, 9 to 22 June 2017

Communicating the Museum, the world’s leading arts communication conference, is partnering with Paris’ most respected institutions, including the Musée du Louvre, the Grand Palais, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the Musée d’Orsay, the Palais de Tokyo and la Monnaie de Paris, to host its 18th edition. The theme for CTM17 Paris ...
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Registration for Hands On! Conference opens on 28 April 2017

The next Hands On! Conference of the International Association of Children in Museums will be held from 11-14 October 2017 in Pisek, Pilsen and Prague, Czech Republic The conference is going to examine the influence of technology on humanity and the education of today’s children, discussing ways of implementing technology into the ...
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ICOM UK appoints new Executive Director

ICOM UK is pleased to announce that Dana Andrew has been appointed to the position of PT Executive Director. Dana is well known to ICOM UK members through her work as Co-ordinator for the Working International Regional Project (WIRP), a partnership between ICOM UK, the British Council, Heritage without Borders ...
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ICOM UK signs MoU with the British Council

ICOM UK and the British Council have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which formalises their intention to work together on two specific projects in the next year. In October 2017, ICOM UK and the BC will launch a new travel grant scheme to further projects between UK museums and international partners ...
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The Arts and Article 50

This article was written by Graham Sheffield, Director Arts, British Council and originally published on the Huffington Post website and shared via the British Council: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/graham-sheffield/the-arts-a-vital-componen_b_15638852.html With the triggering of Article 50 all sectors of our economy will be clamouring to have their voices heard. Some of these early cries have been ...
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M+H Show, 17-18 May 2017, London – come and speak to ICOM UK

Taking place at Olympia West in London, on 17 + 18 May 2017, the Museums + Heritage Show combines two great days of free-to-attend talks with the sector’s largest trade exhibition of more than 150 suppliers.  The event is designed to offer increased support and information for key decision makers ...
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Arts Council England : Artists International Development Fund

The next application deadline for the Arts Council England’s Artists International Development Fund is on the 14th June 2017. Funding is available for artists (this includes, for example; producers, curators, publishers, editors, translators and choreographers) to develop links with artists, organisations and/or creative producers in other countries. Freelance and self-employed ...
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UK Government triggers Article 50

On Wednesday 29th March 2017, Teresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Convention and formally notified Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, of the UK’s wish to leave the European Union. In June 2016, the UK voted in favour of Brexit and since ...
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Museum Leaders to Gather in St. Louis May 7-10 to Help Communities Boost Understanding, Transcend Our Differences

Who comes to museums? How can they attract and retain diverse audiences? And how can they strengthen their role as a safe environment for cross-cultural dialogues and interactions? More than 5,000 professionals from the museum field will tackle these questions and more when they convene at the American Alliance of Museums’ ...
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