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GEM Study Trip to Budapest, 14-16 May 2020

GEM is offering a study trip to Budapest, the capital of Hungary for 14, 15 & 16 May 2020. As an international organisation, GEM is excited to be taking museum and heritage enthusiasts to a great arts and culture city to learn first-hand about education practices abroad from professionals working first-hand ...
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Knowing Better, Doing Better: The San Diego Museum of Man takes a holistic approach to decolonization

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. As museum professionals, we typically think of the word “curate” as a verb meaning “to collect, organize, and present” a group of items, often within the context of an exhibition. Another common meaning is “to be in ...
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Mon 2 March deadline to apply for an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant

09:00 on Monday 2 March 2020 is the deadline to apply for an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to apply for funding for international travel in 2020. https://uk.icom.museum/about-us/bursaries/ ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, is offering travel grants to support staff from ...
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Interested in the praticalities of developing a collaborative international project or partnership?

We’re delighted that two museum professionals from Manchester and Edinburgh will join us for the 2020 Working Internationally Conference on 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery to share their experiences of developing collaborative international projects and partnerships.  Both of these projects started with international visits funded by the ICOM UK ...
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Call for papers: ICME, INTERCOM & ICOM Azerbaijan Joint Conference 2020

Message from ICOM Azerbaijan: We are pleased to invite you to attend the Joint Conference of ICME, INTERCOM & ICOM Azerbaijan to be held on October 14-16, 2020 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Please refer to the website for more detailed information on the Conference: http://icomaz.az/en/ICME,%20INTERCOM%20&%20ICOM%20Azerbaijan%20Joint%20Conference Should you have any further queries about the conference, feel free ...
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Get organised for International Museum Day 2020

With the theme Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion, International Museum Day 2020 aims at becoming a rallying point to both celebrate the diversity of perspectives that make up the communities and personnel of museums, and champion tools for identifying and overcoming bias in what they display and the stories they ...
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A Soon-to-Open Private Museum in China’s Shunde District Could Offer a New Model for Arts Spaces in the Country

This article was first published online by ARTnews https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/he-art-museum-shao-shu-interview-1202674428/ Over the past decade, China has seen a proliferation in private art museums opening around the ...
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Tonight ICOM UK hosts MuseumHour on Twitter at 8pm, Monday 17 Feb

Tonight (Monday 17 February) ICOM UK is hosting MuseumHour, 20:00 – 21:00.  The subject is museums and soft power and we will explore some of the themes and questions posed by speakers at the forthcoming 2020 Working Internationally Conference on 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery. You can find MuseumHour on ...
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WI2020 speaker profile: Helen Jones, Director of Global Engagement and Strategy, Science Museum Group

Helen Jones, Director of Global Engagement and Strategy, Science Museum Group is one of the speakers participating in the 2020 Working Internationally Conference on 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery. Along with Kate Arthurs (Head of Arts, British Council), Lone Britt Christensen (Cultural Attache, Embassy of Denmark in the UK) and Andrew ...
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2 March deadline to apply for ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant

ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grants are open to members and non-members.  If you know anyone who is not an ICOM UK member who could benefit from applying for a Travel Grant, please do forward on the link to the information and application form https://uk.icom.museum/about-us/bursaries/ ICOM UK, with support from the ...
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