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The end of an era: Danièle Wagener retires

Danièle Wagener, Director of the 2 Musées de la Ville de Luxembourg, will retire on 1 September 2018. Holding a degree in art history and archaeology from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and a Master of Arts from Columbia University, New York, she joined the Luxembourg City administration in 1986 as curator of Villa Vauban, the city’s art museum, ...

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The Royal British Columbia Museum Repatriation Grant

The Royal BC Museum’s work supporting repatriation from museums across the world to Indigenous communities is an institutional priority, particularly given the museum’s extensive First Nations collections and long history of partnering with Indigenous communities in British Columbia. For the Royal BC Museum, facilitating repatriation requests is a matter of ethical integrity and deep-rooted cultural respect; for decades the museum ...

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The Swedish National Heritage Board – now an agency for museums

 The Swedish National Heritage Board has served as Sweden’s central administrative agency for cultural heritage and the historic environment since the 17th century. However, on 1 June 2017, the Government of Sweden widened the remit of the Heritage Board further to include coordination and promotion of development, innovation and cooperation in the museums field. This new commission addresses museums all over ...

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The Road Ahead: World Motor Museum for Motor Museums 2018

The World Forum for Motor Museums is a bi-annual event for museum professionals, volunteers and owners and operators of motoring and transport collections. In previous years this popular event has been held in the USA, Australia and in recent years has been staged in the Italian city of Modena and Sinsheim Germany. This year the event is staged at the ...

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EMA signed the Berlin Call to Action: Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe

This “Berlin Call to Action” is presented at the European Cultural Heritage Summit on 22 June 2018 in Berlin by the 3 co-hosting organisations, namely EUROPA NOSTRA – the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe; the German Cultural Heritage Committee (DNK) acting as national coordinator of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Germany and the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation ...

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Register for the Annual EMA Conference and Award Ceremony

Registration is now open for the 2018 EMA Conference and Award Ceremony. This year we will be in Aarhus, Denmark and the even will be hosted by Den Gamle By (The Old Town) Museum. The meeting in Aarhus will be packed with rich activities and events, which will include: Projects from the nominees as well as special sessions on latest ...

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