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During the last three decades the total income per year for all Danish museums (museums subsidized with state funding according to the Danish Museum Law) has changed from 121 million euro to 361 million euro (in fixed prices 2021 level). This impressing growth is not a result of public spending (funding from state and municipality). Instead, it is a result of a dramatic change in the total income from other sources such as tickets, purchase of goods in the museum shop etc. as well as private foundations. (…)
It is the fourth year in a row, since 2018, the European Museum Academy produced, with the support of country representatives, the following more subjective inside views about how museums were doing and what the museums experienced as their current challenges, be it political, financial, organisational in 2021.
In 2021 for the second 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. We congratulate Anastasia Serikova from the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture as the winner in the competition for the European Museum Academy Master Study of the Year 2021 Award.
The European co-operation project “MOI! Museums of Impact” is ready to pilot its self-evaluation framework in selected museums to test the framework’s usability. The framework is intended as a development tool for museums that want to evaluate and then develop their activities and organisation with the aim of increasing their societal impact.
Project DOORS invites small and medium-size museums across Europe to submit digital pilot proposals for a two-stage incubation programme. The deadline for application submission is 13.02.2022, 23:59 CET.
The SoPHIA project had its final conference at Roma Tre University in Rome 17-18 December 21. The EU funded project was funded under the Horizon 2020 programme for 24 months and focused on issue of how to understand and assess impact of various interventions on cultural heritage.