Museums as Social Agents

Free NEMO Webinar on Museums and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | NEMO activities

 |  Leading up to NEMO’s European Museum Conference 2019, the next free NEMO Webinar will also deal with museums and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On 7 October 2019 at 14:00 CEST, Jasper Visser, Strategy consultant,...
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Guest Critics that Rarely Visit Museums help them to be more Accessible and Inclusive    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development

 |  The programme Look at Art. Get Paid, founded by Maia Chao and Josephine Devanbu, presents an opportunity for people that rarely visit art museums to visit one as guest critics. The one time art critic gets paid and the institution...
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Call for Proposals for ICOM Journal on Gender and Museums    News | Museums as Social Agents | Projects & Calls

 |  For an upcoming ICOM Museum Journal special on gender and museums, ICOM and CFP have issued a call for proposals. Submit abstracts for papers that explore museums’ ability to lead the way in terms of institutional change on issues...
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NEMO Learning Exchange: Museums in Solidarity with their Community    News | Museums as Social Agents | NEMO activities

 |  From 27-28 June 2019, museum professionals got to learn how their institutions can stay in solidarity with their communities at a NEMO Learning Exchange in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary.
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NEMO Publication on Museums’ Positive Impact across Sectors    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Intercultural Dialogue | NEMO activities

 |  NEMO recently released a collection of the papers from its 26th European Museum Conference “Museums out of the Box! The Crossover impact of Museums”. The publication showcases the many spillover effects that museums create on...
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Learn how to activate the Well-being Potential of your Museum in the next NEMO International Training Course    News | Museums as Social Agents | Projects & Calls | NEMO activities

 |  In the course of two lectures and a workshop, the participants will get to learn how to tap into museums’ soft power and explore ways to create first steps towards a happiness-focused museum. The training takes place on 27...
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Environmentally Sustainable Museum opened in Addis Ababa    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Urban Development | NEMO activities

 |  When the alternative arts and ecological institution Zoma Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, opened earlier this year a clear focus was set on making the institution as environmentally friendly as possible. An inspiring example of...
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NEMO Learning Exchange on the Solidary Museum    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | NEMO activities

 |  The next NEMO Learning Exchange will take place from 26-29 June 2019 in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary. While emerging in the topic of “The Solidary Museum: Museum Programs Addressing Social Responsibility”, the participants...
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NEMO Call for Papers: Museums 2030 - How Museums can help Build a Sustainable Future    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | Cultural Creativity | NEMO activities

 |  The 27th edition of NEMO’s European Museum Conference will focus on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. By inspiring museums and other cultural institutions to step it up and dare to take action, NEMO wants to...
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Museums as a Remedy for Loneliness    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management

 |  Feelings of loneliness and isolation are becoming an increasing problem and prolonged loneliness can cause several negative effects. The connection between museums and well-being has often been recognized and a visit to the museum...
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