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Advertising opportunities at the 2019 Working Internationally Conference

ICOM UK and NMDC members get preferential rates on advertising opportunities at the 2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More on 11 March at the British Library in London. By sharing your promotional materials at the conference, you can reach a targeted audience of museum and gallery professionals working ...
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The world is better because of museums

“The great discovery of museums for me, was this idea that you learn by choice, and not by obligation.” – Andrés Roldán In this touching video by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), museum professionals from across the globe share personal stories about how museums play a vital role in society and can have ...
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Museums in Arabia 2019, 26-28 June, London

Museums in Arabia 2019, 26-28 June 2019, King’s College London Organisers: Dr. Sarina Wakefield, Independent Researcher and Museums and Heritage Consultant, UAE and Dr. Serena Iervolino, King’s College London How are different cultural, political, social and economic actors involved in and shape cultural practices within museums, arts and cultural heritage institutions? And ...
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Julia Pagel, General Secretary of NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) will speak at WI2019 Conference, 11 March, London

Julia Pagel, General Secretary of NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) will join the panel session on the Power of Culture & Heritage Networks at the 2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More on 11 March at the British Library. Julia Pagel has been Secretary General of NEMO since 2014.  ...
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University museums gaining ground in China

This article was first published online https://www.shine.cn/feature/art-culture/1901107939/ University museums, or museums managed or affiliated to universities, are the latest trend, and a recent survey showed that China had over 400 such museums. In Hangzhou alone, at least three university museums opened last year. But the museums suffer from a shortage of manpower and ...
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Art Fund and Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation Conference Travel Fellowship

From Art Fund and Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation: The Fellowship will support eight UK-based curators to participate fully in AAMC’s 2019 Conference in New York City in May 2019, including significant additional funding to support follow-up activities. This new programme aims to enable UK curators to engage meaningfully and with ...
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Science and technology museums built at 700 rural schools in China

This article first appeared on The Telegraph website: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world/peoples-daily-online/science/technology-chinese-rural-schools/ A total of 700 science and technology museums had been built by the end of 2018 at middle schools throughout rural China, providing better access to science and technology for three million students, Science and Technology Daily reported on 24 December. The programme was ...
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UK Holocaust Memorial – job opportunities

The UK Holocaust Memorial is advertising a number of job opportunities.  Please see the Recruitment Pack and job description documents below for further information and how to apply.
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Call for Expressions of Interest: Community Outreach Workshops in Turkey – Content Creation

ICOM UK is seeking to appoint a consultant to develop workshop content for a project titled ‘Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey’ (SARAT) which is the recipient of funding from the Cultural Protection Fund. The project is led by the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) in partnership with Koç University Research ...
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Book now for the 2019 Working Internationally Conference, 11 March, London

ICOM UK and NMDC members, and British Library staff, can buy discounted tickets (£49 instead of £75) for the 2019 Working Internationally Conference on the 11 March at the British Library in London. View the programme and book tickets at https://wiconf2019.eventbrite.com   2019 Working Internationally Conference: Working Together to Achieve More At a time when ...
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