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Newsletter - 03/2016

NEMO is happy to share these recent activities and news with you!

- The publication of "Revisting the educational value of museums: Connecting to Audiences" documenting NEMO's 23rd Annual Conference

- Civil Society Dialogue with the European Commission: NEMO's Executive Member Dragos Neamu participated in the Voices Of Culture's Brainstorming Session on the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Potential of the Cultural and Creative Sectors in February and Secretary General Julia Pagel attends the Brainstorming Session to promote intercultural dialogue and bringing communities together through culture in shared public spaces in March in Barcelona.

- A reminder, particularly for the members of our network, to apply for our Learning Exchange hosted by the Iceland Museums Association in Reykjavík, Iceland from 14-16 June 2016 by 31 March!

Lastly, we would like to extend the invitation to contribute to a currently conducted study on Audience Development by ECCOM, Fitzcarraldo, Intercult and Culture Action Europe to you. The study is looking for institutions/organisations with less than 50 employees, a department or staff committed to Audience Development or public engagement and with the capacity of providing data on their activities.
Please share this call or participate directly by submitting the designated form by 15 April 2016. Further information...



News from NEMO's Members

Swiss Museums Association: Publication "Museums' Futures - We have the choice"

The new publication of the Swiss Museums Association provides museum experts of the present with thought-provoking impulses for designing the future. On the basis of three major fields of tension, the publication frames possible consequences of global megatrends for the museum sector. The publication is available in German, French and Italian on the Swiss MA's website.

Austrian Museums Association: New periodical "neues museum, 16/1–2 'Interdisciplinary Exhibition'"

In the Focus of this month's issue is the focus of curators and exhibition makers not only on the plurality of the objects, but the diversity of disciplines as well. Best practice examples and theoretical considerations are provided by different museum professionals, e.g. Dorothee Richter from Zürich, Gerda Ridler from Linz and Elena Dingersen from Darmstadt. Furthermore, the publication includes the review of the Austrian Museums Day 2014, an interview with the new director of the Leopold Museum in Vienna, Hans-Peter Wipplinger, and the Belvedere Vienna's programme for German learners.
The publication is available in German and can be ordered at: (14,30 €, shipping costs excluded)

ICOM Belgium/Flanders: Seminar on Museum Catering, 26 February, FOMU, Antwerp

70 museum professionals gathered for a seminar on museum catering. With its series of seminars ICOM Belgium/Flanders aims to stimulate entrepreneurship of museums and to present topics to its members that have received hardly any attention. Eight speakers from Flanders, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom were invited.
Further information...

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