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EMA Newsletter 10 – Winter 2018-19

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REVIEW OF THE AUTUMN AND PLANS FOR THE WINTER We had a busy autumn and you will see below the results of the Awards which EMA organises and cooperates with, including Museums in Short, the Ziva Award, the EMA Awards, the Heritage in Motion Awards and the Children in Museums Award. In addition to these meetings which incorporated conferences and ...

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The Winner of Children in Museums Award

The Winner of the 2018 Children in Museums Award has ben revealed! The Keppel Centre for Art Education at the National Gallery Singapore     The application form for the 2019 Children in Museums Award is available and the closing date is 15 February.   The Press Release The Judges Report

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2018 Kenneth Hudson Seminar: Monuments, Museums, Urban Spaces

2018 Kenneth Hudson Seminar: Monuments, museums, urban spaces telling the stories of XX Century Date: 1st December 2018 Venue: Palazzo Romagnoli – Via Cesare Albicini, 12. Forlì Organised annually in different cities, the Kenneth Hudson Seminar discusses current issues in the world of museums. This year, the seminar will host debates on the heritage narration and the history of XX Century’s ...

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The Senior Citizens Heritage Learning Initiative

Henrik Zipsane

This paper, by Henrik Zipsane, is a continuation of the cultural policy and literacy collaboration with PASCAL . Henrik Zipsane is CEO of the Jamtli Foundation (a large museum and heritage organization in central Sweden since 2001 (www.jamtli.com), and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity since 2005 (www.nckultur.org) — an R&D organization for learning through ...

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Sad news: Passing Away of Jean-Jacques Bertaux

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jean Jacques Bertaux. Jean Jacques Bertaux (1933-2018) passed away on the morning of 15 October 2018. He was a precious member of the EMA Honorary Commissioners. Jean Jacques Bertaux will be buried on Friday, 19 October 2018, according to his wishes, at the Abbaye Prévontrée of Juaye ...

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Media coverage of the Micheletti Award Winner: Chaplin’s World

The Micheletti Award Winner Chaplin’s World made a tremendous impact in the media and widely covered by various  platforms, some of which are randomly selected from several websites to create the collage of news pieces. This prize awarded by the Luigi Micheletti Foundation is presented annually to an innovative museum on recent history. The news pieces underlined the jury’s quote: ...

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Workshop: Cultural Policy and Cultural Literacy Development

EMA and PASCAL Observatory arranged a joint-seminar for museum professionals and researchers. The plan is to continue the joint work on cultural policy and cultural literacy development the coming year. The discussions need input from both practitioners and researchers and are conducted as a collaboration between European Museum Academy http://europeanmuseumacademy.eu/ and Pascal Observatory http://pascalobservatory.org/. Please make a note that on 6-7 February 2019 we continue ...

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2018 EMA Awards’ Winners Revealed

After a long and serious visits and discussions that took place in last spring, EMA Awards (the Micheletti and DASA Awards) met their winners yesterday at a lively and lovely ceremony at Den Gamle By, Aarhus, Denmark. The winner of the Micheletti Award is CHAPLIN’S WORLD BY GREVIN, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland The winner of the DASA Award is SMAC Staatliches Museum ...

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Conference: The Art of Attraction Audience Development for Museums

The art of attraction – Audience development for museums A joint conference of the European Museum Academy and the Bavarian Museum Academy   Date: October 22, 10.00 a.m. – 23. October 2018, 4.00 p.m. What would museums do without visitors? Today museums recognise and relish their duty to be truly relevant for a diverse audience. Many museums strive to increase ...

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In solidarity with the National Museum of Brasil

We are very saddened by the massive fire that took place in the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil! We extend our condolences to all museum workers, to the nation and to the heritage world. It is devastating to accept that almost 20 million items, including ancient artefacts, have been destroyed… We also would like to call our colleagues  to offer support ...

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