Museums as Social Agents

Museums can change people's lives. They contribute to cohesive communities and reflect the history and identity of all citizens. In turn, museums live and develop by the skills and the creativity of their public and they must show their value to society.

One of the major tasks of museums is the development of their audiences, be it the reaching out for new groups underrepresented in museums or the creative engagement with visitors in and outside the museum.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums as Social Agents, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums as Social Agents

Contribute to the Public Consultation on key competences review for Lifelong Learning! News, Learning, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities, Museums as Social Agents, Intercultural Dialogue, Audience Development

16.05.2017 | Contribute to the European Commission's consultation and emphasise the contribution of museums to lifelong learning! NEMO has reviewed the 2006 Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning as well and emphasised the...
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The Best in Heritage and IMAGINES from 28-30 September 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia News, Museums in a Digital World, Cultural Creativity, Museum Management, Audience Development, Museums as Social Agents

16.05.2017 | The international three-day event presents best practices in technology, conservation, museum management and more from the cultural heritage sector.
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European Year of Cultural Heritage: Council of European Union adopts proposal for EYCH 2018 News, EU Culture Policy, NEMO activities, Museums as Social Agents

15.05.2017 | The Council of the European Union has adopted the proposal by the European Commission. The proposal for a European Year of Cultural Heritage includes the decision on a budget of 8 million Euro.
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