Museums as Social Agents

The Museum through the Perspective of the Blind and Visually Impaired    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development | Learning

 |  An article from the American Alliance of Museums offer suggestions of how the museum experiences can be made more accessible for people who are blind or visually impaired.
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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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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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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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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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Free NEMO Webinar on Museums, Economics and Well-being    Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development | Learning | NEMO activities

 |  Registration to the next free NEMO Webinar has opened. On 25 February 2019, Marie Briguglio, Professor at the University of Malta, will give the presentation “Museums, Markets and Eudaimonia” to 100 online participants.
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Museums make the World a better Place    News | Museums as Social Agents | Sharing

 |  NEMO partner American Alliance of Museums has published a video about the importance of museums and that museums indeed make the world better.
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NEMO Learning Exchange on Museums and Social Impact    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | NEMO activities

 |  The Museums Association UK hosted a NEMO Learning Exchange from 6-7 December 2018 in London, the United Kingdom. Museum professionals from Belgium, Germany, Georgia, Denmark, Iceland and the United Kingdom joined the capacity...
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Museums in Europe and their Impact on Different Sectors - Breakdown from NEMO’s 26th Annual Conference    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Advocacy | Intercultural Dialogue | EU Culture Policy | European funding for museums | NEMO activities

 |  184 museum professionals, culture professionals and policy makers from 39 countries met at NEMO's 26th Annual Conference in the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Valletta, Malta, from 15-18 November 2018, to discuss the cross...
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Re-watch the latest NEMO Webinar on Makers-in-Residency Online    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development | Intercultural Dialogue | Learning | NEMO activities

 |  On 30 October 2018, Jenny Siung, Head of Education in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, facilitated the webinar "Maker-in-Residence: How museum professionals can collaborate with local creative partners". The full webinar can...
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