The Virtual Museum Report by The Learning Museum Network Project
Edited by Ann Nicholls, Manuela Pereira and Margherita Sani
The experts of the European Museum Academy have a long tradition in tracing and meeting new trends in the European museum scene. Since 1996 they have been involved in workshops and/or seminars dealing with subjects and themes like: ‘Museums as crossroads: meeting other cultures’ (2002), ‘Lifelong learning in European Museums’ (2004), ‘Volunteers in Cultural Heritage and Museums: promoting active citizenship’ (2007) and more recently, ‘Collections: valuables or burdens?’ (2009) and ‘European museums and the global economic crisis: impact, problems, reactions’ (2010).
All of these activities took place in Italy – in Bologna, Cortona, Parma, Prato or Bertinoro – and mostly in cooperation with the Istituto Beni Culturali (IBC) of the Regione Emilia-Romagna. The 2011 edition of the Kenneth Hudson Seminar was organised within the frame of LEM (the Learning Museum); a European project funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme Grundtvig 2010-2013. The subject was ‘The Virtual Museum’…
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