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SoPHIA -Case Studies Report

SoPHIA (Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment) aims at developing an impact assessment model that enables to grasp interventions into cultural heritage in a holistic manner. In view of this objective, the SoPHIA consortium has developed a draft impact assessment model (draft SoPHIA model) that has been applied and tested with the help of 12 case studies in the ...

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Deadline extended for the Art Museum Award

The Art Museum Award is a new annual award specifically designed for art museums and galleries throughout Europe. The Art Museum Award is dedicated to honour and highlight museum projects that work with art in an innovative, pioneering and creative way in order to address or respond to current social issues that are a major challenge to our contemporary society. ...

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Meet the Winners of the Master Study of the Year Award

In 2020 for the first time The European Museum Academy invited students on master level programmes to participate in our efforts to stimulate further development of the museum sector in Europe. Each of the 75+ European Universities were invited to contribute with one master paper in English, from which a panel of judges from the European Museum Academy pool of ...

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EMA, PASCAL and SoPHIA Platform bring forces together

The European Museums Academy has teamed up with the Harnessing Museums, Heritage and Education Network of PASCAL on the 3rd March  to organise a joint webinar on cooperation with the  SoPHIA- Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment . SoPHIA  aims to promote collective reflection with the cultural and political sectors in Europe on the impact and  qualitry of interventions ...

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EMA NEWSLETTER – WINTER ISSUE 2021

EMA National Reports

A WORD FROM THE BOARD The COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 a game changer for museums as you can read in the annual European museum report mentioned below. It also made the year a strange one for the European Museum Academy. A number of awards had to be cancelled during the year as our judges could not visit the nominated museums ...

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How were museums in Europe doing in 2020?: National Reports

The European Museum Academy Reports on The Museum Temperature by the end of 2020. The European Museum Academy is proud to present for the third edition of the national representatives’ reports following more subjective inside views about how museums are doing and what the museums experience as their current challenges, be it political, financial, organisational or something else. We all ...

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Winners Revealed: the Master Study of the Year Award

In 2020 for the first time The European Museum Academy invited students on master level programmes to participate in our efforts to stimulate further development of the museum sector in Europe. Each of the 75+ European Universities were invited to contribute with one master paper in English, from which a panel of judges from the European Museum Academy pool of ...

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UNESCO4ALL TOUR- Selected for EU Industry Days

We are happy to share that the EU UNESCO4ALL TOUR project was selected as Best Practice at the EU Industry Days 21, one of the flagship events of the EU Commission. The event will take place fully virtually from 23 to 26 February 2021. The EU Industry Days 2021 aim to present the Commission’s strategic approach to industrial policy and ...

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Report: Project Museums of Impact! – Stakeholder Forum Berlin

© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Institut für Museumsforschung / Steffen Backhaus MOI! Museums of Impact is a three-year EU project dedicated to developing a self-evaluation framework for museums. The framework is meant to be used by museums as a tool to evaluate their practices and organisation – with the impact on society in mind. Using the tool will help museums ...

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Groundwork event: UN World Wildlife Day

Volucella-zonariaPhoto by Arno van Berge Henegouwen Groundwork will host an on-line event on last year’s exhibition topic, Bugs Beauty and Danger, which was affected by the pandemic. The event is a timely and important on-line discussion, which will take place on March 3rd, from 16.00 – 17.30 GMT, and will be about the art and science of bugs.  Among the speakers ...

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