The 2024 EMA Award Calls are open for applications

The deadlines for the Art Museum Award, the DASA award, and the Luigi Micheletti Award have been extended to April 12, 2024
The Children in Museums Award is now closed for applications

Register for EMA Museum Awards … NOW !

The call for submissions for our diverse museum awards is open. Don’t miss this unique opportunity. Registering your museum, exhibition, program or project can have great benefits. Registering already is valuable in itself.

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Gender Equality Plan

EMA Gender Equality Plan

The European Museum Academy has developed a Gender Equality Plan to address gender disparities in the museum sector across Europe. The plan aims to promote diversity and inclusivity by implementing strategies such as ensuring gender balance in leadership positions, offering gender sensitivity training, advocating for gender equality, and promoting diverse representation in exhibitions and programs.

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EMA continues interviewing experts in their field. For our current issue we have been speaking to Dr. Andreja Rihter, President of EMA about her career, experiences, projects, role in EMA.

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Obituary: Andrew Durham (1952 – 2023)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Andrew, after a short illness. He was associated with the European Museum Academy for 15 years and was a valued member of our Pool of Experts, visiting candidates for our awards with his customary enthusiasm and insight, and responding to our requests for assistance even when in Australia.

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NEW: Our positive footprint on the map

We are working hard on archiving the many awards and special distinction which we organise or participate in. These awards and their prize-winners are showcased in our dedicated galleries see the Heritage in Motion Gallery, and the Art Museum Award Gallery. A new feature on this site is a collection of interactive maps, showing you which countries are represented in our ongoing mission to support excellence in museums and galleries.

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