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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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EMA signed the Berlin Call to Action: Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe

You, as individuals or institutions, are invited to sign the Berlin Call to Action “Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe” online. This “Berlin Call to Action” is presented at the European Cultural Heritage Summit on 22 June 2018 in Berlin by the 3 co-hosting organisations, namely EUROPA NOSTRA – the Voice of Cultural Heritage in Europe; the German Cultural Heritage ...

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Register for the EMA and HiM Award Ceremonies

Registration is now open for the 2018 EMA Conference and Heritage in Motion Award Ceremonies. This year we will be in Aarhus, Denmark and the event will be hosted by Den Gamle By (The Old Town) Museum. The meeting in Aarhus will be packed with rich activities and events, which will include: Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony on 21 September. ...

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Last days to apply for Heritage in Motion Awards!

Do not miss to apply for the Heritage in Motion Awards! The deadline is extended to 13 July 2018! Each year, Heritage in Motion rewards the best innovative multimedia achievements and products engaging the public with Europe’s outstanding heritage in all its forms. The announcement of the winners will be made at a lively ceremony in Aarhus, Denmark, hosted by ...

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Conference: The Art of Attraction: Audience development for museums

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 not only their overall number of visitors, but also the diversity of those engaging with their collections and offers. Audience development, first established in a commercial context, is a powerful tool for museums to ...

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