NEMO mapping of museums in the energy crisis

NEMO is collecting information about the situation for museums in the current energy crisis and the ever-increasing costs. The data can be explored in an interactive map. 

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  • Find out what’s happening in the European museum community.
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European Commission published a call to...

On 13 September 2022, the European Commission published the call “Support to Ukrainian displaced people and the Ukrainian Cultural and Creative Sectors”. Applications are accepted until 29 November 2022.  

 
NEMO members joined a training on...

On 16 September 2022, 11 people participated in a NEMO Training on decolonialisation in museums. The session was led by Dr Roshi Naidoo, Decolonising Programme Officer at the UK Museums Association. The training took place in...

 
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NEMO statement on the impact of the energy...

NEMO has been observing the exceptional increase of costs for electricity and gas the last months and how it affects museums. Some museums worry bills will increase by 400% and there are already reports of museums having to close...

 
NEMO participate in the Ars Electronica...

On 10 September 2022, NEMO Chair David Vuillaume joined the roundtable “Hatching the Future of Museums” to bring forward how networks are supporting and challenging museums, the importance of collaborations as well as the role the...

 
Meeting of the NEMO Executive Board

On 8 September 2022, the NEMO Executive Board met online to discuss the impact of the energy crisis in Europe on museums, the upcoming annual NEMO European Museum Conference in Portugal and the next steps of NEMO regarding climate...

 
Report on cultural heritage resilience for climate change and the Green Deal

The report “Strengthening cultural heritage resilience for climate change - Where the European Green Deal meets cultural heritage”...

Energy savings recommendations for museums

Since German museums have been called upon to reduce their energy consumption, the German Museums Association has put together a list of practical recommendations for museums to save energy.

 
New ICOM museum definition approved

On 24 August 2022, a new museum definition was adopted by the International Council of Museums at the ICOM General Conference in...

NEMO will join a session on the European Collaborative Cloud for Cultural...

NEMO Secretary General will participate in a session on the “European Collaborative Cloud for Cultural Heritage” on 29 September...