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NEMO Report and Recommendations on museums’ participation in EU funding programmes

It is NEMO’s mission to ensure the best possible access for museums to the future EU funding programmes starting in 2021. In order to understand better the needs of the museum sector, NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) has published an analysis of the museums’ participation in the centralized EU funding ...
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New Call: Cooperation Projects deadline 27 Nov 2019

The next funding call for Creative Europe’s Support for European Cooperation Projects has been announced with a deadline of Wednesday 27 November 2019 (17:00 CET). This annual call supports cross-border arts, cultural and heritage projects with both small (min. 3 partners) and large-scale (min. 6 partners) projects supported up to 4 years. The summary of ...
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The Louvre will train refugees as museum tour guides

This article was first published online at https://www.artsy.net/news/artsy-editorial-louvre-will-train-refugees-museum-tour-guides The Louvre will train refugees as museum guides in the latest project inspired by an award-winning Berlin program called Multaka, or “meeting point” in Arabic. The Paris museum’s Islamic art department is in discussions about the proposed initiative with Alwaleed Philanthropies, the foundation of billionaire Saudi ...
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DCMS Brexit Newsletter 22 October 2019

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Interview with Wilbert Tabone, MUZA, Malta

ICOM UK member Luigi Galimberti interviews Wilbert Tabone about the MUŻA, Malta. Wilbert Tabone is a researcher in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction and the application of technology for digital cultural heritage. Wilbert is involved in the cultural, technology and education sectors and is also an activist for a ...
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NEMO European Museum Conference

NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019 will explore museums’ contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, to showcase how museums can contribute to a better future. Register for the conference for an inspiring keynote speech by Molly Fannon, UN Live Museum, an interview with Christina Haak, Berlin State Museums, ...
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Two Scoops: The Museum of Ice Cream

This article was first published on the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) The Centre for the Future of Museums blog https://www.aam-us.org/2019/10/14/two-scoops-the-museum-of-ice-cream/?utm_source=American+Alliance+of+Museums&utm_campaign=53292ec8db-Dispatches_Oct17_2019&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f06e575db6-53292ec8db-37422009 A recent discussion thread on Museum Junction debated whether the Museum of Ice Cream really counts as a museum. I’m interested in why they choose to self-identify as a museum, and what value ...
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Mexico City’s museums get creative to make exhibits accessible for all

This article was first published in the Global Press Journal online https://globalpressjournal.com/americas/mexico/mexico-citys-museums-get-creative-make-exhibits-accessible/ Museums in Mexico’s capital are revamping their exhibits and offerings to make them equally accessible to people with disabilities. When Julio César Carballido saw online that there was a Mexican Sign Language(LSM)interpreter at Mexico City’s Popular Art Museum, his face lit ...
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DCMS Brexit Newsletter 14 Oct 2019

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Manchester Museum Returns Ceremonial and Secret Sacred Material Back to Traditional Custodians

This article was first published on the Manchester Museum website https://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/about/repatriation/ Manchester Museum, part of The University of Manchester, and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) are pleased to announce the unconditional repatriation of 43 secret sacred and ceremonial objects to the Aranda people of Central Australia, ...
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