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Article: The Challenge of Live Access and Distance Experiences in Museums

The COVID19 pandemic has changed the way of being of most organizations, museums included. Due to the closure to visitors, cultural organizations were particularly compelled to reinvent their role in society using web resources and digitized materials that were already available. This also meant changing radically and quickly their way of working with and for a variety of audiences. This ...

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Article – Designmuseum Danmark: Why Designmuseum Danmark intends to postpone reopening until late 2021?

The COVID19 pandemic has changed the way of being of most organizations, museums included. Due to the closure to visitors, cultural organizations were particularly compelled to reinvent their role in society using web resources and digitized materials that were already available. This also meant changing radically and quickly their way of working with and for a variety of audiences. This ...

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Removing Statues As a Natural Need to Re-write History

This month’s article is written by Henrik Zipsane, Sweden (EMA Director). He was CEO of the Jamtli Foundation (a museum and heritage organization in central Sweden 2001-2019, and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity since 2005 — an R&D organization for learning through heritage engagement, and the director of the European Museum Academy since January ...

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Renaissance Thoughts for The Empty Museum

This month’s article is written by Sandro Debono. Sandro Debono (b. 1970) is a museum thinker and culture strategist. He is the brains behind MUŻA – The Malta National Community Art Museum which he spearheaded and for which he developed the origional guiding vision. He is culture advisor to the President of the Republic of Malta, the national representative at ...

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Museum Communication with Virtuality & Museum Communication in Virtuality

This month’s article is written by Daria Hookk. Her childhood dream is to become “space cyber mechanic” led her to go to the Department of Cybernetics in the Saint Petersburg, Polytechnical University. She is started in 1991 as a programmer with a master’s degree in engineering, resulted in PhD degree in Math Linguistics. Considering The Hermitage is a planet in the ...

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Article: 10 years of EMA through 10 years of Luigi Micheletti Award. And beyond…

René Capovin

This month’s article is from René Capovin and tells us the past decade of EMA through the Micheletti Foundation. René Capovin has a degree and PhD in Philosophy, Master in Museology. Since 2008 he is a researcher at the Luigi Micheletti Foundation, a study center on contemporary history, and is head of Project Office of the musil – Museum of ...

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Article: The Rise and Development of Interactive Museum Exhibitions in Thailand (2000-2019)

This month’s article is from Dr. ShawHong Ser and focuses on interactive museum exhibitions in Thailand. Dr. ShawHong SER is currently an Associate Professor in De Institute of Creative Arts and Design, UCSI University (Malaysia). He received a D.B.A. in Design Management from UITM (Poland), M.A. in Museology – New Media and Museum Communication from IULM (Italy), M.A. in Cultural ...

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Article: The Need for the European Museum Academy in the 21st Century

Henrik Zipsane

An interesting piece from the EMA Director Dr. Henrik Zipsane about what the European Museum Academy has been doing and will do in the future; why it is necessary for the museum sector. Please enjoy the reading! EMA-10-YEARS-PUBLICATION_HENRIKZIPSANEDownload

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Article of the Month: Museum Activism – The Book

This month’s article is from Robert R. Janes and Richard Sandell and their latest book on Museum Activism. “The global museum community, a sleeping giant if ever there was one, is stirring from its slumber. It is a powerful community, indeed, but one whose latent power has been largely consumed by a preoccupation with education, entertainment and consumption. This preoccupation ...

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Museums must confront the big issues

Tristram Hunt, the director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London © 2017 Getty Images Have a pleasant reading! TristramHunt_TheArtNewspaper_Museums must confront the big issuesDownload The article was first published by the Art Newspaper, 20 December 2018.

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