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The European Museum Academy is a partner in a number of international projects. The Academy is to supply its network, its practical experience and museum experts in the field.
The projects were completed in 2022.
The EU UNESCO4ALL TOUR project has been part of COSME, Europe’s program for small and medium-sized enterprises. Applicant and project leader was X23 Srl (Italy). The project is finished in 2022.
The resulting tourism packages are focused on UNESCO built heritage and in particular on churches, monasteries and cathedrals, thus according to a “spiritual” narrative logic (“The Soul of Europe”) and addressed to – but not limited to – people with visual impairments.
Tooteko, the technological partner, provides an innovative system that allows to navigate any 3D model with your finger tips and get in return an audio content. Translated in the language of heritage and visits, it means that any monument can be touched and heared, via a 3D model and dedicated smart devices. UNESCO sites involved in the project are : the Alhambra Palace (Spain), the Rila Monastery (Bulgaria), the Cathedral St James (Croatia), the Basilica of Aquileia (Italy).
The MOI! Project – Museums of Impact – has been part of the Creative Europe program. The applicant and project leader was Museovirasto – Finnish National Heritage Board, Finland. The project ended in 2022.
The aim of the project has been to help museums increase their impact on and service for society by providing them with a framework for self-evaluation and quality development, using different existing European museum evaluation frameworks .
The SoPHIA project – Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment – has been part of Europe’s Horizon 2020 program. The project was lead by the Università Degli Studi Roma Tre, Italy. The final conference was in December 2021.
The overall objective of the project was (and is) to develop and promote an impact assessment model, including indicators and standards, for historical environment and cultural heritage sites at urban level.