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European Museum Awards – A guide to quality work in museums

The NEMO publication “European Museum Awards – A guide to quality work in museums” presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards. The publication includes EMA Awards and other award schemes that EMA cooperates. This overview of existing award schemes for museums in Europe and internationally is meant ...

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2018 Children in Museums Award – Short-listed museums

We are happy to announce and congratulate the 2018 nominees. Short-Listed Children in Museums Award Candidates for 2018: Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Manuka (ACT), Australia Museums Victoria – Science Works, Melbourne, Australia LEGO House, Billund, Denmark Junges Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany MUSE, Science Museum of Trento, Italy EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Children’s Book ...

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Public Vote for the 2018 Museums in Short

Forty-nine museums participated to the 5th edition of Museums in Short. The Winners of each category will be decided by the members of the Jury, but… you can have your say by voting for your favourite among the 12 finalists.  Just follow the link here  and click on “vote for this video”. You can only vote for one but hey ...

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EMA Newsletter – Summer 2018

Ema Newsletter

We are excited that our annual ‘EMA Conference and Award Ceremony’ is approaching. It will take place in Aarhus, Denmark 20-23 September 2018. Registration info for the Conference can be found on the EMA website. In addition to previous years, this year we will have workshops on different topics with valuable contributions from our Associate Partners: NEMO, PASCAL and the ...

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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

You, as individuals or institutions, are invited to sign the Berlin Call to Action “Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe” online. 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 ...

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Register for the EMA and HiM Award Ceremonies

Registration is now open for the 2018 EMA Conference and Heritage in Motion Award Ceremonies. This year we will be in Aarhus, Denmark and the event 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: Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony on 21 September. ...

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