Museums and Creativity

Creativity and innovation are fundamental dimensions of human activity and essential to economic prosperity. Museums nurture creativity and innovation; they form a collective memory and create a sense of direction, and they act as a space for reflection on the present and a source of inspiration for new creative and innovative concepts.

There is a growing interest in the role of 'cultural' and 'creative' activity in the economy in the last years. Museums have proven and continue to prove their contribution to the intangible and tangible benefits for society in this regard.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums and the Creative Economy, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums and the Creative Economy

Survey: Museums and Creative Industries - please participate and disseminate News, NEMO activities, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Creativity, Audience Development, Museum Management

06.02.2017 | What kind of collaborations exist between museums and creative industries throughout Europe? The 10 minute survey by NEMO's Working Group Museums and Creative Industry is open until 19 February 2017.
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From Museum Education to Audience Engagement - Publication by the Finnish Association for Museum Education Peedali News, Audience Development, Museums as Social Agents, Learning, Cultural Creativity

10.01.2017 | The publication presents relevant themes discussed during the international seminar of the same name held in Helsinki, Finland in May 2015.
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Museums and Heritage Awards 2017: International Award - Open for Entry News, Projects & Calls, Cultural Creativity, Museums in a Digital World, Museum Management, Audience Development

03.01.2017 | The International Award is one of the eleven Museums and Heritage Awards, which honour best practice within the museum world, galleries and cultural and heritage visitor attractions. The International Award is open for cultural...
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