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2019 EMA Awards, Ljubljana 19-21 September

Here is a brief look at the Awards, registration information, tips on where to stay and exciting highlights. Check out the pdf document below! EMA-Awards-2019_InvitationDownload

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How did European museums do in 2018? An Analytical Summary

190620-HOW-WAS-THE-MUSEUMS-IN-EUROPE-DOING-2018Download The national reports are produced by our network of representatives of the EMA and is a good suplement to the statistic collected by other bodies – national and European. Our reports highligt how politics and economics influence the perceived situation seen from buttom up. The reports also include trend mapping in museological development. A short analytical summary is written by ...

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2019 Children in Museums Award – Short-listed museums

We are happy to announce and congratulate the 2019 nominees. 2019 CHILDREN IN MUSEUMS AWARD SHORT-LIST Canada: Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton Denmark: Den Gamle By, Aarhus Italy: M-Children, Venezia Mestre Mexico: Museo Universitario Arte contemporáneo (MUAC), Mexico City Netherlands: Nationaal Archief, The Hague Poland: POLIN Museum of History of Polish Jews, Warsaw Senegal: KerImagiNation, Dakar Join the award ceremony at ...

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NEMO Call for Papers: Museums 2030

The Network of European Museum Organisations, NEMO, is dedicating its 27th European Museum Conference to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, specifically on how museums contribute to the sustainable development of cities and communities and how they – as strong institutions, can support peace and justice in a more imbalanced world. NEMO wants to showcase how museums already are contributing, and ...

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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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EMA WORK PLAN 2019

Below is our annual programme for the year 2019. Check out what opportunities call you in the coming months! We would be happy to meet you in one of the activities listed in the plan! EMA WORK PLAN 2019Download

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EMA National Museum Reports – 2018

EMA_NATIONAL MUSEUM REPORTS_2018Download How are museums doing in Europe? The European Museum Academy Reports on The National Museum Temperature 2018 We all think we know something about how museums are doing in our own country and we know that we can find statistical information produced for specific research projects and in continuous statistical series from our governments, The European Union, ...

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TPTI Erasmus Mundus Master in Techniques, Heritage, Industrial Landscapes – Call for Application (due 31 January 2019)

TPTI Erasmus Mundus #Master in Techniques, Heritage, Industrial Landscapes#Deadline for applying for an #ErasmusMundus #scholarship (Course starting in the academic year 2019/21): Thursday 31st of January 2019 TPTI is a two year international graduate program coordinated by the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France) and offering a joint degree with the University of Padua (Italy) and the University of Evora (Portugal).Also ...

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Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme

The Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme, 2019-20 Applications due by 20 January 2019 The Rijksmuseum welcomes international, independent research proposals which open new perspectives on the museum’s collection, its history and activities. The purpose of the Rijkmuseum Fellowship Programme is to encourage and support scholarly investigation, and to contribute to academic discourses while strengthening bonds between the museum and universities. The programme ...

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