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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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Programme update for Working Internationally Conference and tickets on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Working Internationally Conference taking place at Leeds Art Gallery on Thursday 12 March.  ICOM members can purchase tickets at the discounted price of £49 (non-members price is £79).  Book tickets now at https://wi2020.eventbrite.com The theme for the conference is Can Museums and Galleries Save UK ...
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ICOM UK urges the EU Commission to re-establish ability of cultural heritage organisations to use nitrogen for conservation treatment

ICOM UK Position Paper A PDF of this position paper can be downloaded HERE Advantages of using nitrogen as a pest treatment of cultural heritage items Museums in member states of the European Union are currently unable to use in-situ generated nitrogen to treat pest insect infestations of cultural heritage items. This is ...
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UK loses soft power crown

This article was first published by Arts Professional online https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/uk-loses-soft-power-crown-brexit-sours-reputation?utm_source=Weekly-News&utm_medium=email&utm_content=nid-212688&utm_campaign=1st-November-2019 The UK has lost the top spot in an annual index of global soft power, despite being praised for the strength of its culture. The country has slipped to second place behind France in the overall ranking of 30 nations, in part due to ...
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Tickets now on sale for 2020 Working Internationally Conference, 12 March, Leeds Art Gallery

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Working Internationally Conference taking place at Leeds Art Gallery on Thursday 12 March.  ICOM members can purchase tickets at the discounted price of £49 (non-members price is £79).  Book tickets now at https://wi2020.eventbrite.com The theme for the conference is Can Museums and Galleries Save UK ...
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