NEMO map update shows that museums across all of Europe are open

NEMO has updated its interactive map of museum reopenings and closings and is happy to confirm that all countries across Europe included in the map allow museums to be open. The last country to officially allow all museums to...

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 Two people wearing face masks walk through an exhibition hall. There is plenty of space between them and the walls are covered with distance markings.
Latvian state museums earned only 4% of...

Shortly after museums in Latvia could reopen on 1 June 2021, the Ministry of Culture released figures stating 3.5 million euro revenue loss in the Latvian museum sector.

 
 Two people wearing nose and mouth covering masks are looking at art hanging on the wall.
EU Commission guidelines on safe reopening of...

On 29 June 2021, the European Commission launched guidelines on the safe reopening and resumption of activities in the cultural and creative sectors in Europe.

 
NEMO spoke at conference about the new normal...

On 7 June 2021, the conference Visions and perspectives for museums and cultural institutions: six studies towards a new normal, organised by the Fondazione Scuola dei beni e delle attività culturali, the took place online. NEMO...

 
NEMO discussed digital capacity building at...

On 4 June 2021, NEMO contributed with insights of the consequences of Covid-19 for museums and how they are building resilience at the Europeana Conference ‘Towards recovery: Digital capacity building in the Cultural Heritage...

 
NEMO spoke at event supporting reopening of...

On 26 May 2021, NEMO was invited to the online event ‘Coming Back Stronger - Ways Forward for Culture’ organised in support of the reopening of the cultural sector in Europe. In connection to the event the 6 hosting political...

 
NEMO contributes to EC paper on alternative sources of income for cultural heritage

The European Commission (EC) has published a background paper with best practise examples on complementary funding for cultural...

European Commission plans a common path to Europe’s safe re-opening

A Communication published by the European Commission on 17 March 2021 charts the way ahead for a safe re-opening with a balanced...

 Person wearing a mouth and nose mask is standing in a gallery together with her dog. She is looking at one of many exhibited sweatshirts that are hanging from the ceiling.
72% drop in visitors to Croatian museums in...

The pandemic and the devastating Zagreb earthquakes have severely impacted the number of visitors to Croatian museums. In 2020 the museums experienced a drop of nearly 4 million visitors from 5.2 million in 2019 to 1,462,667.

 
110+ organisations call for securing a future for cultural life in Europe

Culture brings us together in times of crisis and should be at the centre of Europe’s recovery for the pandemic. NEMO has together...