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Publication: Bridges Over Brexit

Since the decision of the UK to withdraw from the EU was announced in 2016, the Irish Museums Association has been actively exploring the potential effect of Brexit on the museum and cultural sectors under the overarching concept of ‘Bridge over Brexit’ with our partners at Ulster University. In doing so, ...
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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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Interview with Maria Eugenia Salcedo, Inhotim Institute, Brazil

ICOM UK member Luigi Galimberti interviews Maria Eugenia Salcedo about the Inhotim Institute, Brazil. Maria Eugenia Salcedo Repolês is an educator and researcher. Since before the official opening of Instituto Inhotim in 2006, and until July 2019, she had been working there as Education Manager and, more recently, as Deputy Artistic ...
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Interview with Oyku Ozsoy, Istanbul Modern, Turkey

ICOM UK member Luigi Galimberti interviews Öykü Özsoy about the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey. Öykü Özsoy worked as an assistant curator at the Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center (now SALT), where she was the co-director of the first international artists residency program in Turkey, from 2002 until 2010. With ...
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2019 ICOM UK AGM Papers available on the website

The papers for the 2019 ICOM UK AGM are now available on the website at http://uk.icom.museum/about-us/icom-uk/annual-general-meetings/ The AGM is fully booked and we are operating a wait list.  To register for the wait list, visit https://2019icomukagm.eventbrite.com If you are not able to attend the AGM then you can email any questions in advance to ...
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Interview with Clémence Mathieu, Director, International Carnival and Mask Museum, Belgium

Dana Andrew, Executive Director of ICOM UK, interviewed Clémence Mathieu, Director of the International Carnival and Mask Museum in Binche, Belgium.   Would you tell us about the International Carnival and Mask Museum in Binche, Belgium. The International Carnival and Mask Museum possess a collection which is unique of its kind and internationally recognized. ...
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Ada de Wit, Assistant Curator, The Wallace Museum, visited China and Taiwan with ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant

Ada de Wit, Assistant Curator at the Wallace Museum in London visited China and Taiwan in March 2019 with an ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant.  This is the blog that Ada wrote during her visit.  Her full report will be published in the Case Studies section of the ...
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Interview with Lia Colombino, Museum of Indigenous Art, Asunción, Paraguay

ICOM UK member Luigi Galimberti interviews Lia Colombino about the Museum of Indigenous Art, Asunción, Paraguay. Lia Colombino is Director of the Museum of Indigenous Art, which is part of the Centre for Visual Arts / Museo del Barro in Asunción, Paraguay, where she is also the coordinator of the educational ...
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Interview with Roshan Mishra, Director/Curator, Taragaon Museum, Nepal

Dana Andrew, Executive Director of ICOM UK, interviewed Roshan Mishra, Director/Curator of the Taragaon Museum in Nepal.  Roshan is a fellow of the British Museum’s International Training Programme (ITP).   Would you tell ICOM UK members about the Taragaon Museum in Nepal? Taragaon Museum was opened in 2014 as a private museum. Prior to ...
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Brexit: update and useful links

Withdrawal agreement and Political Declaration Latest updates Extension to leaving date Following a request by Prime Minister Theresa May, the European Council agreed on Thursday 21 March to extend the UK’s departure date to 22 May 2019, provided the Withdrawal Agreement is approved by the House of Commons by 29 March 2019 ...
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