NEMO’s mission is to make sure that museums are an integral part of European society by promoting their work and value to policy makers. We do this by liaising with and informing EU institutions and other stakeholders in Europe about the crucial role of museums.


What’s new in EU policy?

NEMO contributed to a EU Presidency...

Upon invitation by the French Ministry of Culture, NEMO spoke at the conference “Museums in Europe: what challenges for the future?” on 4 May 2022. The conference was organised from 3-4 May at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France,...

NEMO signs Creative Pact for Skills Manifesto that promotes skills in cultural...

NEMO is part of a large-scale skills partnership for the Cultural and Creative Industries ecosystem that aims to establish a...

NEMO at the 7th meeting of the Cultural Heritage Expert Group

On 25 and 26 April 2022, NEMO joined an online meeting of the European Commission’s expert group on cultural heritage, of which...

Our advocacy work for museums

NEMO liaises with European policy makers and EU Institutions in all areas relevant to museums. We produce recommendations and co-operate with partners in the European cultural field to make our demands heard. We also help our members to build successful advocacy campaigns and support museums to make an impact on various sectors.

Our current focus topics

Museum support for Ukraine

NEMO is collecting and monitoring support actions organised by European museums for Ukraine. Please share the page with affected people, especially Ukrainian museums and museum professionals. Get in touch with more offers - we will continue to collect support initiatives as we #StandWithUkraine️!

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Museums during COVID-19

The coronavirus has had and will have an unprecedented impact on museums. To better understand the status quo and what might come next, we are collecting resources, such as NEMO's report and interactive map, on our page dedicated to museums during COVID-19.

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It is time to put museums’ potential into action. NEMO encourages museums to support a sustainable and better future and to contribute to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the Agenda 2030. We want to inspire museums to be #MuseumsforFuture.

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