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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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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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