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ICOM Museum Definition: input sought from ICOM UK members and volunteers required for remote working group

A new museum definition was proposed at ICOM Conference in Kyoto this year.  The decision on the proposed new definition was postponed.  Colleagues within ICOM UK are keen to share their views and the ICOM UK Committee are keen to represent and communicate with members on this area of work.  ...
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The Fitzwilliam Museum visit Egypt with an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant – Part 1: Constructing coffins in Alexandria

Julie Dawson, Head of Conservation at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge was awarded an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant of £1,500 to travel to Egypt with colleagues from the museum.  This is the first part of the blog that Julie wrote during her trip to Egypt. What does the ...
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Receipients of first round 2019-20 ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme

We are delighted to announce the successful applicants from the first round of the 2019-20 ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant. Julie Dawson, Head of Conservation at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has been awarded £1,500 to travel to Egypt. Christopher Woodward, Director of the Garden Museum in London has been ...
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ICOM CECA UK group and membership

Hello everyone!  I am Jenny Pistella and I am the ICOM CECA UK (Committee for Education and Cultural Action) National Correspondent. I want to reach out to the CECA UK members and be in touch more about updates from CECA international activities and national events, workshops and opportunities.  If you’re already ...
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Bridge Between European Cultural Centres (BECC) fully-funded training and staff exchange programme for young culture professionals under 35

Applications are now open for the 2020 Bridge between European Cultural Centres (BECC), the ENCC’s flagship capacity-building programme for young culture professionals. BECC combines training, a staff exchange and mentoring, and is open to ENCC members as well as non-members. This year we’ll take 12 selected participants to Turin, Italy, in March 2020, for a ...
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ICOM ICEE Webinar: Rebuilding the National Museum of Brazil

Registration for the next ICOM ICEE (International Committee for Exhibition Exchange) webinar is open! After his emotional lecture at the ICEE off-site session in Kyoto last September, the ICEE board is happy to announce Dr. Alexander Kellner, director of the Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) as guest speaker in ...
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Museum Diplomcay as New Pompidou Center Opens in Shanghai

This article was first published online by The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/05/arts/design/pompidou-center-shanghai.html The French museum will curate the exhibitions and provide works from its collection. But Chinese officials are keeping a close eye on what gets shown. When the Pompidou Center first floated the idea of opening a Chinese outpost more than a ...
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SS Great Britain Trust CEO embarks on new endeavour as ICMM president

This article was first published by Museums + Heritage Advisor online https://advisor.museumsandheritage.com/news/ss-great-britain-trust-ceo-sets-sail-new-endeavour-icmm-president/ Matthew Tanner is set to embark on a four-year term as president of the International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM), following on from Steve White, president of Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, USA.  ICMM is one of 21 ICOM Affiliated Organisations. ICMM ...
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ICOM INTERCOM – new website and Twitter account

ICOM INTERCOM (International Committee for Museum Management) has a new website and Twitter account. Website: http://intercom.mini.icom.museum/ Twitter: @intercom_icom As part of your ICOM membership, you can join one International Committee (IC) with voting rights, and register an interest in up to three more ICs.  View the full list of 32 IC’s on the ICOM ...
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Announcing TEO – the new global travelling exhibitions platform

New digital one-stop resource brings the travelling exhibitions world together. 26 November 2019 – Broceliande, France. The past decade has seen major growth in the travelling exhibitions industry, with a continuously developing and diversifying landscape of cultural experiences and touring practices. Within this dynamic environment, Teo, the new global platform dedicated ...
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