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How did European museums do in 2019? An Analytical Summary

EMA National Reports

As the world is going through the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the museums in Europe and all over the world are closed. However, museums explore new ways to keep in touch with their visitors. We presume, this same report for the year 2020 will be either very interesting or dull for the first 6 months of 2020. While we fulfill ...

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Cultural Domain Policy Report – SoPHIA

SoPHIA – Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment. SoPHIA seeks to propose a holistic impact assessment model for historical, environmental and cultural heritage sites in Europe. With the term holistic it understands that the economic, social, environmental and cultural dimensions necessary to any intervention on heritage must be addressed comprehensively. For this purpose, the social platform will bring together ...

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H2020 – SoPHIA

SoPHIA – Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment (2020-2021) February 2020 – Seven European partners join forces with the European Union to propose a holistic impact assessment model for historical, environmental and cultural heritage sites in Europe. With the term holistic it understands that the economic, social, environmental and cultural dimensions necessary to any intervention on heritage must be ...

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2020 EMA Work Plan

The European Museum Academy now has a plan in place to help highlight its key priority areas and achieve its plans for 2020. 200122-EMA-WORK-PLAN-2020Download

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EMA 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

Hello 2020! Let’s toast to new beginnings and the new decade! When we look back on the past year, we started new initiatives, joined new projects, and more importantly we celebrated our 10 year anniversary at the 10th EMA Conference and Award Ceremony in Ljubljana, Slovenia. One of the new initiatives we launched is the new Award Scheme to highlight ...

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#MuseumsforFuture

foto: https://museumsforfuture.org/ Museums-for-Future-10actions-2019Download We are following up the #MuseumsforFuture launch at NEMO’s European Museum Conference in Tartu. #MuseumsforFuture aims at building a global movement of museum professionals for a sustainable future. Please join if you haven’t already: museumsforfuture.org. Thanks a lot you if you already shared the initiative on social media etc, and if you have shared it with colleagues and friends. With ...

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The Winner of the 2019 Children in Museums Award

Hands on_CM-Award 24.10.19 2019 CMA winner Karima Grant with Margherita Sani-Chair of judges and Dr Ina Hartwig-Deputy Mayor Frankfurt Credit: Stephanie Kösling Congratulations Ker ImagiNation, Dakar, Senegal the winner of the 2019 Children in Museum Award. On Thursday 24 October in the Emperor’s Hall during the Hands On! Conference in Frankfurt, Germany  the results of the 2019 Children in Museums ...

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2019 EMA Awards: Press Release

At a colourful ceremony held in Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana, Slovenia, the results of the 2019 Micheletti Award and the DASA Award were announced. THE MICHELETTI AWARD was presented to ASTRA NATIONAL MUSEUM COMPLEX, SIBIU, ROMANIA. THE DASA AWARD this year goes to THE WORKERS’ MUSEUM, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK. Press-Release-2019-European-Museum-Academy-AwardsDownload

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EMA Awards Ceremony 2019

EMA National Reports

We are very excited as the 2019 EMA Awards Ceremony is going to take place NEXT WEEK 19-21 September in Ljubljana, Slovenia. This year is special because we will also celebrate the 10th Anniversary of EMA’s foundation. The rich conference also hosts New Multimedia competition Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony on 20 September. The registration form can be found here; ...

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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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