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DCMS Museums & Galleries Sector Coronavirus Bulletin 24 Jan 22

Below is a link to download the latest PDF coronavirus bulletin from DCMS for the museums and galleries sector, containing links to government information and advice, including: The government has announced that the measures put in place under Plan B in England will be lifted. This means: The government is no longer ...
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IMPORTANT: ICOM External Review – process for member feedback by 12:00 on Tues 1 Feb 2022

Over the past several months, Doyenne Strategy and Luma Consulting, commissioned by ICOM, have conducted an external review on the functioning of ICOM. The report, available in English, French, and Spanish, is the result of the first phase of this process. In the context of working more transparently and involving ICOM ...
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INTERPOL « Most Wanted Works Of Art »

INTERPOL « Most Wanted Works Of Art » poster (see below) has just been released and is publicly available on INTERPOL’s website. Please download and circulate the poster among your networks.
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Queer Britain secures first home

Queer Britain is delighted to announce it has secured its first physical home for the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum, for all. Queer Britain will open to the public in Spring 2022, on Granary Square in London’s Kings Cross, and launch its first major exhibition in the summer.  There will be ...
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Exhibition – Waste Age: What can design do?

Waste Age: What can design do? is now open at the Design Museum in London and runs until 20 February 2022. We all know waste is a big problem. So how are we going to fix it? A new generation of designers is rethinking our relationship to everyday things. From fashion to ...
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ICOM Voices – Fostering Remote Inclusion at the National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina During and After the Pandemic

This article was first published on the ICOM website. Inclusion is part of the social responsibility a modern museum bears as a public institution, regardless of the collection it holds. Inclusion in art museums entails the implementation of activities aiming to improve the accessibility of their collections for certain socially sensitive ...
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South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business

This article was first published by the BBC. On the icy, southern edge of the Atlantic Ocean, just above the Antarctic circle, is a British island, a ghost town, and a museum. The island is a tough place to work. The nearest airport is a four-day boat ride away. Fresh food is ...
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National Museums Liverpool partner with Welsh Government for Dementia Awareness Project

National Museums Liverpool (NML) has secured funding to deliver House of Memories Cymru in partnership with the Welsh Government, helping to support communities and individuals across Wales living with dementia. House of Memories Cymru will be designed with House of Memories – National Museums Liverpool’s multi-award-winning dementia awareness programme. The programme plans to connect Welsh museums ...
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ICOM CAMOC The City Museums Global Mapping Project: Invitation to take part and disseminate

Since March 2020, CAMOC has been pursuing “The City Museums Global Mapping Project”, supported by ICOM.  This project tackles a critical problem: the lack of evidence-based knowledge about the number and type of city museums that currently exist in the world.  What is a city museum today?  How many city ...
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NEMO launches free trial memberships

Five museums or museum-oriented organisations will be granted free trial memberships to enjoy the benefits of a NEMO membership over the course of one year. Applications are welcome until 11 February 2022. A membership in NEMO connects you with the European museum community as it promotes exchange and networking between international colleagues. ...
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