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News From FSK

Živa Award Is Alive – Soon in the European Capital of CultureThe international foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures is getting ready for the 7th award ceremony for Živa Award for the best Slavic museum and heritage site. The award ceremony with international conference will take place in Belgrade and Novi Sad, at the time when the latter hosts the opening…

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LAM Museum’s Viewphone Heads to Australia

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney is adopting the Viewphone concept from the Dutch LAM museum. The Viewphone, offers one-to-one phone calls with museum staff.

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Increasing Future Awareness Through The SoPHIA Model

Can we develop the SoPHIA model on cultural heritage impact assessment to make cultural heritage management become better at anticipating changing needs and benefits of heritage, so that they can inform decisions made today for the future? This is a question that the Center for Applied Heritage at Linnaeus University will investigate together with the Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning…

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The Way We Were

It is difficult to imagine how we functioned before computers, emails and the internet. In 1975 Kenneth Hudson and Ann Nicholls produced the first edition of The Directory of Museums, published by Macmillan (864 pp), relying solely for their research on the worldwide postal system and 35,000 individual cards on which information was painstakingly compiled. They amassed an interesting collection of…

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WINNERS THE 2020/2021 EUROPEAN MUSEUM ACADEMY AWARDS On Saturday 18 September the winners of three Awards by the European Museum Academy (EMA) were announced during an online ceremony hosted by EMA Chairman Karl Borromäus Murr in the Drents Museum (Assen, the Netherlands). Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the judging visits to candidates have been cancelled for the last two years and have…

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Obituary Graziano

OBITUARY GRAZIANO Our colleague and friend Graziano Campanini, Director of the Museum of Health in Bologna, passed away on August 20th.  His funeral was held in Pieve di Cento (Bologna), the little town to which he has dedicated so many energies in the cultural field. His loss happened just two weeks before the opening of the new Municipal Picture Gallery…

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News from Partners

NEWS FROM PARTNERS MyMicroGallery Via Giovanni Boccaccio 24,20123 MILANOwww.mymicrogallery.comRIITTA NELIMARKKA HASSUNACurated by Stefania CarrozziniOpening: Thursday September 23th, 2021  6:30 pm to 8:30 pm MyMicroGallery Via Giovanni Boccaccio 2420123 Milano24.09.2021 – 12.10.2021By appointmentMyMicroGallery is pleased to announce "Hassuna", a solo exhibition by the Finnish artist Riitta Nelimarkka curated by Stefania Carrozzini.Inspiring Riitta Nelimarkka is HASSUNA, a small town in ancient Mesopotamia around 6,000 years…

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Interview with Annemies Broekgaarden

INTERVIEW WITH ANNEMIES BROEKGAARDEN EMA continues asking questions to museum specialists. In this issue, Hazal Sahin from EMA has interviewed Annemies Broekgaarden who is Head Public and Education at the Rijksmuseum. She is also one of EMA’s advisers and co-supervisor of the Children in Museums Award, with interests in accessibility, the role of museums in society, audiences, learning programmes. First of all, thank you for accepting our invitation for an interview. 1.What was…

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