Museums as Social Agents

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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Register to the next free NEMO Webinar    News | Museums as Social Agents | Audience Development | Learning | NEMO activities

 |  On Thursday 11 April 2019 at 13:00 CET a free NEMO webinar will take place. Margherita Sani, Project Manager at the Istituto Beni Culturali of the Region Emilia-Romagna and NEMO Board Member, will discuss museum education and...
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NEMO Learning Exchange on Museum Education    News | Museums as Social Agents | Learning | NEMO activities

 |  11 museum professionals gathered from 28 February – 1 March in Ljubljana and Maribor in Slovenia for a NEMO Learning Exchange on Museum Education, hosted by the Slovenian Museums Association.
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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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