Urban Development

Museums are often at the heart of successful urban regeneration initiatives. They help regions to assert their identities, bring back investment and consumers and enhance the quality of life in urban areas. They can help revive and diversify the local economy and the competitiveness of their environment.

To access publications and other documents that regard Urban Development, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Urban Development

European Museum of the Year Award 2017 - Winner announced News, Museums as Social Agents, Audience Development, Urban Development, Learning, NEMO activities

09.05.2017 | On 6 May 2017 the EMYA and the Council of Europe Museum Prize were presented for the 40th time. The MEG – Museum of Ethnography, Geneva, Switzerland received the EMYA trophy, The Egg by Henry Moore.
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Call for Papers extended! ICOM MPR conference "Museums and the City: Marketing and Beyond" News, Projects & Calls, Museums in a Digital World, Urban Development

25.04.2017 | The ICOM Committee for Marketing and Public Relations (ICOM MPR) will hold its annual conference from 1-5 October 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The call for papers was extended until 5 May 2017.
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World Heritage Day - 18 April News, Museum Management, Cultural Tourism, Intercultural Dialogue, Urban Development

18.04.2017 | This year's World Heritage Day - celebrating international monuments and sites - is under the theme of sustainable tourism.
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