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Newsletter 07/2016

photo: Jens Gyarmaty & Marcus Reichmann

Registration for NEMO's Annual Conference is open

NEMO's Annual Conference Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums will take place from 10-12 November 2016 in Karlsruhe, Germany. During the three days museums and decision makers from all over Europe are invited to discuss the internal and external economic dimensions of museums. Presentations and workshops will offer opportunities for a vivid exchange with European colleagues. Have a look at the programme and register now!

Wishing you a pleasant summer!


NEMO at ICOM Milano and IMO Meeting

From 3-9 July 2016 NEMO attended the ICOM conference in Milan and co-hosted the Meeting of International Museum Organisations on 5 July 2016.
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Position Paper on Copyright Reform signed by European Library and Cultural Heritage Institutions

NEMO supports the position paper that was signed by Public Libraries 2020, IFLA, EBLIDA, LIBER and Europeana.
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NEMO at Communicating the Museum 2016

From 12-15 July Communicating the Museum took place in Berlin, Germany. As one of the partners, NEMO attended the presentations and met with the Netherlands Museums Association.
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Eurostat released Culture Statistics 2016

The European Commission's Eurostat published the third edition of the publication "Cultural Statistics" on Wednesday. It focuses on the economic dimension of culture and participation in culture.
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NEMO at Ready to Reach out 2016

NEMO was a partner for "Ready to reach out - conference on digitalisation of cultural heritage and serving wider audiences" from 29-30 June 2016, which was attended by NEMO's Executive Board Member Siebe Weide. The...
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Call for Applications: European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage and Europa Nostra Awards 2017

The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards recognise outstanding heritage achievements in Europe by architects, heritage experts or craftsmen, teachers, volunteers or even schools.
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NEMO statement on the results of the UK-EU referendum - Brexit

The UK has voted to leave the EU. In times of questioning European values and its unity NEMO continues to believe and work for the uniting power of culture. We will keep on working together with and supporting our colleagues at...
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Museums in Short Award Winners 2016 announced

As part of the ICOM International Conference the Winners of the third edition of the "Museums in Short Awards" were announced on 6 July 2016.
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14.09 - 18.09.2016, Zadar, Croatia

Živa Award
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22.09 - 24.09.2016, Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Best in Heritage 2016
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28.09 - 28.09.2016, webinar platform

NEMO Webinar in collaboration with NEMECH and MICC: La place des émotions dans les musées: le point de vue du scénographe
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05.10 - 07.10.2016, Valencia, Spain

24th ENCATC Annual Conference: Cultural Management Education in Risk Societies
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News from NEMO's Members

CALL FOR PAPERS: Czech Association of Museums and Galleries: International Conference "The Museum and Change V", 22-24 November 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

The main theme of the fifth run of "Museums and Change" will be the impact of demographic changes on the social role of museums, in all fields and aspects of museum work. The conference will deal with five themes: "Role of Museums in the Society - History and Present", "Reflection of Conclusions of Historical Demography, Anthropology and Ethnology in Present Activities of Museums", "Current Demographic Changes in Domestic, Central European and European Context", "Statistical Bases and Economic and Technological Prerequisites of Changes of the Social Role of Museums" and "Visions and Instruments of Change of Social Role of Museums". If you are interested in presenting on either of the topics, you can apply until 31 July 2016!
Further information about applications and registration...
For inquiries, please contact:

Balkan Museum Network: Virtual Exhibition "My Museum and Me" is online

The Balkan Museum Network invites everyone to explore objects from the Balkan museums and hear genuine and emotional voices. "My Museum and Me" is an online exhibition presenting a selection of objects and stories selected by the curators and described by audience members. The exhibition evolves around four main themes: People Creating, Inspiration, Meanings and Personal Memories. The Balkan Museum Network welcomes comments and is looking forward to more museums joining the presentation.
Take a look at the virtual exhibition...

Austrian Museums Association | ICOM Austria | Landesmuseum Burgenland: Migration - Inclusion - Interaction and the cultural challenges for the museum? - 27th Austrian Museum Day, 5-8 October 2016, Eisenstadt, Austria

The Austrian Museum Day (Österreichischer Museumstag) is a forum for communication and exchange of experience for all employees and professional groups in the museum or in museum-like institutions. This year's focus on museums and migration will be accompanied by best practice examples. Furthermore, the Austrian "Museumsgütesiegel" and Austrian Museumspreis (museum award) will be presented during the conference. Participation is free. Programme and additional information...

Finnish Museums Association: Picture this! – International Conference on Photography and Videos in Museums Today, 24–25 November 2016, Helsinki, Finland

This two-day international conference organised by the Finnish Museums Association, the Finnish National Gallery, and the Finnish Museum of Photography discusses the position and challenges of museums in the world of growing and changing streams of images. International and Finnish speakers will talk about the challenges of museums' visual culture and share practical examples. Stephen Mayes, Colin White and Merja Salo have been invited as the keynote speakers at the conference. Registration begins in early September. More information...

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