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Newsletter 06/2017

NEMO is on the road...

... throughout Europe. The past month saw NEMO at several events of partners, members and its own executive board meeting to discuss the next events, NEMO's annual conference and 25th birthday in November, and future activities.

NEMO members can still apply for the next Learning Exchange to Dublin, Ireland and now also to the next Training Course in collaboration with We Are Museums and Buzzeum in Paris, France.
Not a NEMO member, but interested? NEMO Members can now also appoint members of their organisations and institutions for these activities. Find out who our member organisations are!

We are happy to report from our recent activities and share more information about current projects and offers with you below!

Happy reading,

the NEMO office


NEMO TRAINING COURSE: Museum trends and prospects for 2018 - APPLY NOW

Together with We Are Museums and Buzzeum, NEMO offers a Training Course on 15 September 2017 in Paris, France, to discuss the imminent future of museums in 2018. Application is open until 10 July 2017.
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[Call for Applications] NEMO Learning Exchange hosted by Irish Museums Association

You can apply for the next NEMO Learning Exchange from 11-13 October 2017 in Dublin, Ireland, until 30 June 2017. The participants will be introduced to the Irish Museums Association's work and structure and offers insights into...
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Survey on Orphan Works by EU Intellectual Property Office

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) published a survey that is open to individuals and beneficiary organisations of and competent national authorities for the Orphan Works Database.
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European Ministers for Culture meeting on 23 May 2017 - Adopted Council Conclusions

During the session the ministers discussed the EU strategy for International Cultural Relations and the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The Council adopted the Council Conclusions on an EU strategic approach to...
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Open Letter on EU Copyright Reform

NEMO is among the over 60 signatories of the open letter to the Ministers attending the Competitiveness Council and European Parliament Rapporteur MEP Therese Comodini Cachia asking the European lawmakers to oppose some of the...
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NEMO has a dedicated webpage for the European Year of Cultural Heritage!

NEMO created a webpage dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 to bring together relevant information and inform about opportunities, activities and events.
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NEMO at Intermuseum 2017 in Moscow

NEMO's Secretary General Julia Pagel attended the Intermuseum 2017 conference in Moscow, Russia. Together with Mikhail Gnedovsky she spoke about strategies for the future of European museums.
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BalticMuseums: Love IT! - Gamification included

Nine museums, research and tourism institutions launched the three year project "BalticMuseums: Love IT!" to develop new IT-supported offers for visitors for museums, science centres and other cultural institutions.
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NEMO attending ICOM Annual Meeting and meeting with ICOM Europe

NEMO will attend the ICOM Annual Meeting and General Assembly to be held in Paris, France from 7-9 June. Additionally, ICOM Europe's Executive Board will hold its meeting and discuss with NEMO about future cooperations.
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NEMO Executive Board Meeting and Masterclass in Sarajevo

The Balkan Museum Network welcomed NEMO's Executive Board for a masterclass and meeting in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 31 May to 3 June 2017.
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#MuseumWeek 2017 - Registration open

From 19-25 June 2017 #MuseumWeek puts cultural institutions into focus. This year's theme "lifestyle" invites new perspectives on the institutions.
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TANDEM Europe - Round 2 - Call for Applications

The focus of TANDEM Europe is social innovation through cultural collaboration. The programme fosters cross-national partnerships of two - tandems - to develop a pilot project together.
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19.06 - 21.06.2017, Bristol, UK

Culture, Health and Wellbeing - International Conference 2017
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19.06 - 22.06.2017, Paris, France

Communicating The Museum - Paris edition
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19.06 - 25.06.2017, worldwide

MuseumWeek 2017
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20.06 - 20.06.2017, Brussels, Belgium

Crowdfunding4Culture Conference
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25.06 - 04.07.2017, Poland

World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 "Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage"
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26.06 - 28.06.2017, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Museum Next Rotterdam 2017
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27.07 - 28.07.2017, London, UK

Building cultural heritage knowledge
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07.09 - 09.09.2017, Riga, Latvia

NEMO and Creative Museum Think Tank: Building a museum: Focus on museums and creative industries
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09.11 - 12.11.2017, Ghent, Belgium

NEMO's 25th Annual Conference "Open Heart Surgery - The Value of Museum Collections"
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26.11 - 30.11.2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Young Leaders 2017 - European Museum Leadership Programme (Application until 30 June 2017)
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News from Our Members

ASSOCIATION OF SWEDISH MUSEUMS: Museum law for professional independence and more

The Swedish parliament has approved a new law for public museums to safeguard professionalism but also giving museums a defined role of their contribution to society. Other decisions included to give the National Heritage Board a wider task supporting museums and to augment the responsibility of the National Historical Museums.


The National Institute for Museums and Public Collections in Poland is pleased to inform that the museological and educational experiment of the "Anything goes" Museum in the National Museum in Warsaw has received the Sybilla Grand Prix award. Sybilla is the annual museum award, it was established in 1980.  Awards are granted to all types of museums in 11 categories.
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INSTITUTE FOR MUSEUM RESEARCH: A participatory action for virtual museums | Invitation to join the ViMM expert network

Virtual Multimodal Museum (ViMM) is a high-visibility and participative Coordination and Support Action, funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme. ViMM brings together Europe's leading organisations working on virtual museums and digital cultural heritage. Results, publications, case-studies, and tools are made available under Experts or those interested in museology and cutting edge technology can participate in shaping the understanding of virtual museums and digital cultural heritage by becoming part of the ViMM network. Registered members can comment and discuss findings and contribute to the current research. also serves as a gateway to publications, news, events, best-practice examples, tools and knowhow, and enables exchange with ViMM experts. Join the conversation by registering at!

THE ASSOCIATION OF POLISH MUSEUM PROFESIONALS: The Historical Museum of the City of Krakow to open new branch

Krakow will receive an innovative local history museum, presenting the significance of the Podgórze district. The museum was built through the initiative of the districts inhabitants. This unconventional approach is based on their participation in multigenerational meetings at the museum and discussions on the past and future of Podgórze as a part of cultural capital of Poland. Podgórze Museum is set to open on 30 October 2017.
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NATIONAL GALLERY OF IRELAND: Refurbished wings reopened

The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin reopened its historic wings after a period of extensive refurbishment and greatly improved the visitor experience of the collections. The reopening coincides with the Gallery's landmark exhibition, Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry opening this Saturday, 17 June. See for more information.

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