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DCMS Brexit Transition Period Newsletter 14 Dec 2020

Below is a link to download the latest Brexit Transition Period Newsletter from DCMS for the museums and galleries sector, containing links to government information and advice, including: Moving goods with an ATA carnet Moving goods to EU or common transit countries Moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland Goods Vehicle Movement Service information Return ...
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DCMS Museums and Galleries Coronavirus Bulletin 14 Dec 2020

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: London, south Essex and south Hertfordshire are going into tier 3 from 00.01 Wednesday 16th December £165m in loans agreed with cultural organisations New £400m Cultural Recovery ...
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Interview with DeAnn Bell, Community and Education Officer at Amgueddfa ac Oriel Llandudno Museum and Gallery about their project Living History: Lockdown

Over the last five years, ICOM UK has run a series of interviews exploring museums across the globe.  This autumn Catherine McDermott and Claire Messenger have been talking to museum and heritage colleagues about the challenges they have faced in the sector in the past six months.  In this interview, ...
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Will Art Lovers Open Their Wallets for Online Tours?

This article was first published by The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/09/arts/design/online-museum-tours-artemisia.html Two London museums have started charging to experience their shows on the internet. Since the National Gallery’s blockbuster “Artemisia” exhibition opened in October, art lovers have had to jump through hoops to see it. Travel restrictions have kept international visitors away, the ...
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French museums dismayed as reopening pushed to 7 January

This article was first published by The Art Newspaper https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/french-museums-coronavirus-reopen-7-january?utm_source=The+Art+Newspaper+Newsletters&utm_campaign=9ca554f137-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_12_10_07_25&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c459f924d0-9ca554f137-43563385  French museums were dealt another blow yesterday evening when the government announced they must remain closed for a further three weeks, until 7 January, instead of opening on 15 December as previously anticipated. Museums, along with theatres and cinemas, had planned to ...
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Renoir masterpiece goes on show at Ulster Museum

This article was first published by the BBC https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-55267741 A masterpiece by Renoir is being shown in Northern Ireland for the first time when the Ulster Museum opens on Friday. La Loge, or ‘The Theatre Box’, depicts a young couple watching a play and was part of the first impressionist exhibition in ...
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A new kind of museum is emerging—here’s what the future holds

This article was first published in The Art Newspaper https://www.theartnewspaper.com/comment/future-of-museums International museum leaders are confronting manifold challenges in the wake of Covid-19 and innovating in six principal ways, writes András Szántó. Here we go again. Museums worldwide have shuttered once more in the latest wave of the pandemic. Many more are awaiting ...
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ICOM ICDAD: two calls for applications

CfA: Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (31 January 2021) The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) is pleased to announce the opening of its third call for grant applications. EMKP gives grants to support the documentation of material knowledge systems that are under threat and in danger of disappearing. Please distribute the news ...
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Future Travel and Sustainable Tourism after COVID-19: STUDY by Tea Ceremony Kyoto Maikoya

This article was first published by PR Newswire https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/future-travel-and-sustainable-tourism-after-covid-19-study-by-tea-ceremony-kyoto-maikoya-301187271.html?utm_source=American+Alliance+of+Museums&utm_campaign=7d021b3d6e-DISPATCHES_12_10_2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f06e575db6-7d021b3d6e-37422009 KYOTO, Japan, Dec. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya and Samurai & Ninja Museum, two key experience providers from Japan, recently studied and analyzed the effects of the pandemic on travel behavior in depth and found out that people are likely to skip major cities and vacation ...
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Summary of programme to safeguard Egyptian written heritage

On Thursday 3rd December, at El Manial Palace Museum, a closing ceremony was held to conclude the Levantine Foundation Training Programme on Safeguarding Egyptian Written Heritage through Preservation, Conservation and Digitisation. All the Egyptian delegates expressed their gratitude for the unique opportunity to follow this one-week programme, organised in partnership with ...
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