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

STEPS Pilot Project on Cultural Heritage and Diverse Societies implemented by Lisbon and Rijeka News, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Tourism, Museums as Social Agents

26.06.2017 | The co-joint project of the EU and the Council of Europe "STEPS" will be piloted in Lisbon, Portugal and Rijeka, Croatia to feed into the European Year of Cultural Heritage and Rijeka 2020 European Capital of Culture.
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Report "Towards an EU strategy for international cultural relations" adopted by CULT and AFET News, EU Culture Policy, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, Learning

23.06.2017 | The report, which was prepared by the European Parliament, under the umbrella of the CULT and AFET Committees, presents objectives, tools and discusses strategies the EU should take towards enhanced international cultural...
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NEMO Executive Board Meeting and Masterclass in Sarajevo News, NEMO activities, News from Our Members, Museum Management, Museums as Social Agents

07.06.2017 | 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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