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

Good Practice Examples of Museums Strengthening Social Fabric and Promoting Social Inclusion News, NEMO activities, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management, Audience Development

17.03.2018 | NEMO offers good practice examples of how museums can function as promoters of social inclusion of migrants in the publication Attractions Management 2017-2018 Handbook.
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New Date Set for NEMO Political Intership in Museums News, European funding for museums, NEMO activities, Museums as Social Agents

09.03.2018 | 25 May 2018 has been secured for the NEMO Political Internships in the Bonnefantenmuseum.
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Report on the Future of Museums in the UK News, Collection Mobility, Museum Management, Museums as Social Agents

01.03.2018 | Today the British Museums Taskforce, convened by the British Museums Association in 2016, published a report on the future of museums.
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