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Articulate and Measure Museums’ Social Impact    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development | Sharing

 |  The Oakland Museum of California, USA, is in the process of investigating what kind of impact the museum has on the local community. The research is still on-going and as part of understanding the museum’s potential social impact,...
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Method for Determining the Significance and Value of Museum Objects    News | Museum Management | News from Our Members | Sharing

 |  ICOM Finland has supported the translation of a publication that explains the method Significance Analysis, which is used to determine the significance of museum objects as well as to highlight the value of a museum’s collections.
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Call for Proposals for the 2019 UK Museums Association Conference and Exhibition    News | Museums as Social Agents | News from Our Members | Projects & Calls

 |  The UK Museums Association accepts proposals for sessions for the upcoming Conference & Exhibition, which takes place from 3-5 October 2019 in Brighton, the UK, until 3 February 2019.
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Benefits and Disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive for Museums    News | EU Culture Policy | Museums in a Digital World | Copyrights

 |  The user benefits and disadvantages of the new Copyright Directive's effects on nine different issue areas are analysed on the website Communia. Museums and other cultural heritage institutions are deemed to benefit from the new...
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How to Maximise the Impact of Museum, Culture and Local Development    News | Cultural Tourism | Museum Management | Intercultural Dialogue | Urban Development

 |  A recent guide by ICOM and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) advises policymakers, both at the local and national level, on how to design efficient local development strategies that leverage culture...
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First Call for Applicants of BE MUSEUMER has been launched    Museum Management | Learning | NEMO activities | Sharing

 |  The Creative Europe funded project BE MUSEUMER, led by the Georgian Museums Association together with NEMO and the Academy of Cultural Management, is officially kicked off with a first call for applicants. It aims to empower...
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Young People like to Unwind at the Museum    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development

 |  The recent study "Calm and collected Museums and galleries: the UK’s untapped wellbeing resource?" finds that people under 30 like to de-stress by going to the museum.
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Applications for the European Museum of the Year Award are now welcomed    News | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | Sharing

 |  Museums are welcome to send their applications to Europe’s oldest museum prize until 26 April 2019. The applications are overseen by the European Museum Forum and all museums no matter size or location that opened or have been...
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Apply to the Children in Museums Award    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | Sharing

photo: Achim Kleuker

 |  Children museums as well as education, children and youth departments in museums and science museums are welcomed to send their application by 15 February 2019.
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Culture Action Europe puts Culture on the Agenda in a EP Elections Campaign    News | Advocacy | EU Culture Policy | Sharing

 |  "No Europe without culture” sets the tone for Culture Action Europe’s European Parliament elections campaign. NEMO has already pushed for museums needs in a statement of museum recommendations and priorities, issued in April last...
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