Our members, partners, and associates are actively contributing to pushing the boundaries of museological knowledge and expertise. Our books segment will keep you informed about our network members’ book publications. 

Publications by EMA members and network partners

Museums and the web at the times of COVID-19 – Massimo Negri (coord.)

The lock-down almost happened overnight and has ravaged the heritage and culture sector. As ever, the sector is dependent on actual visitors. Most museums were in a state of shock, but also tried to come up with new initiatives. Some innovations are worthy extensions of existing practices and are here to stay. The studies in the present volume propose preliminary thoughts and cautious conclusions on the innovations brought about by the pandemic.

Revisiting museums of influence – Mark O’Neill et al (eds.)

The book is written by leading professionals in the field of museology, who have acted as judges for the European Museum of the Year Award. The portraits describe museums that had, or should have had, an influence on other museums around the world. They aim to capture the moment when this potential was identified.

Proceedings of the Kenneth Hudson Seminars 2009-2019 – EMA

This seminal volume, which in many respects is a foundational publication setting the future direction of the work of EMA, reports the past and ongoing discussions about the topics of sustainability, digital valorization, presentation, and preservation of cultural heritage.

Searching for Excellence – Wim van der Weiden (ed.)

The European Museum Academy celebrates its 10th anniversary with this publication. The contributions reflect the history, and the future visions of the Academy. EMA Board Members are developing ideas for future-oriented positioning of the Academy of tomorrow.

Developing Exhibitions – Dirk Houtgraaf and Massimo Negri

The book offers a methodology for developing an exhibition to anybody involved in this adventure, based on a solid practical experience. As the methodology is described in building blocks, it can be applied as a whole, as well as cherry-picked.

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