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Newsletter - 06/2019


Summer time is finally here 

and what is a summer without great reads? Luckily NEMO got you covered with two new publications and many more in the archive. Follow the links below to learn about museums' positive impact on other sectors and how to best interest and involve visitors at natural history museums.

>> Museums out of the Box - The crossover impact of museums 

>> Engaging Visitors in Natural History Museums: A NEMO - The Learning Museum Group Report


Happy reading,
the NEMO office

News


Successful NEMO Political Internship with EESC President Luca Jahier at Royal Museums Turin

On Friday 24 May 2019, Luca Jahier, President of the European Economic and Social Committee participated in a NEMO Political Internship in Museums at the Royal Museums of Turin. He left the memorable experience with a greater...
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Learn how to activate the Well-being Potential of your Museum in the next NEMO International Training Course

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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Henry Moore, Krieger mit Schild, Kunsthalle Mannheim

Henry Moore, Krieger mit Schild, Kunsthalle Mannheim

NEMO Working Group Study Visit focusing on Education and Social Engagement

From 10-11 October 2019, the NEMO Working Group LEM - the Learning Museum is meeting in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary, for its yearly study visit. The participants will get to visit several museums while learning more about...
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What Changes will the new EU Copyright Directive bring to Europe's Cultural Heritage Institutions

The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was added to the Official Journal of the European Union on 17 May 2019. The Member States of the European Union have until 7 June 2021 to implement the new directive. In...
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Navigate EU Funding Programmes with a Toolkit by Euclide Network

Understanding EU funding can at times be challenging. A recent toolkit by Euclide Network has put together a toolkit that helps navigate different European funding programmes.
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Events


27.06. - 28.06.2019, Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary

NEMO Learning Exchange: The Solidary Museum - Museum Programs Addressing Social Responsibility
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27.06. - 29.06.2019, Berlin, Germany

Conference: Queering Memory. Archives – Arts – Publicities
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01.09. - 07.09.2019, Kyoto, Japan

Conference: ICOM - Museums as Cultural Hubs: the Future of Tradition
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10.09. - 12.09.2019, London, the UK

Conference: Museum Ideas 2019 – Explore the ideas shaping the future of museums
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24.09. - , Brussels, Belgium

Final Conference of the project Heritage Houses for Europe
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Featured: EXPONATEC COLOGNE



Thinking into the future, preserving the past: Information and knowledge transfer for creative artists and preservation experts

The International trade fair for museums, preservation and cultural heritage will take place from 20 to 22 November 2019 in Cologne, Germany. Relevant companies from all disciplines will present new products, solutions and concepts. In addition, the European Heritage Association, the German Museums Association (DMB), Europa Nostra, the Association of Restorers (VDR), the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) and the Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences (CICS) of the Technical University of Cologne will participate. Also, don't miss the first German Museum Congress that takes place on 20 November. With its successful combination of trade fair and event programme, EXPONATEC COLOGNE provides ideal conditions for networking and knowledge transfer. 

>> More information
 

News from our Members


German Museums Association - Copyright Issues: New Agreement for German Museums
The German Museums Association has negotiated with Germany’s largest artists' collecting society VG Bild-Kunst for a new contract that offers museums good solutions for the publication of works protected by copyright. The advantages negotiated by the German MA for the museums are a new frame agreement about the use of works of the repertoire of VG Bild-Kunst, a new rate for non-commercial museum catalogues, 20% discount on all other tariffs and a test contract for extended on-line use. The new conditions will come into effect from August 2019.

FIBICC - Creative Industries Global Conference 2019 (Cigc-19) in Orihuela, Spain
The conference aims to become a transnational forum for researchers from the Creative Industries and the Orange Economy. These are topics of enormous interest considered as promoters of innovation, economic progress and social change.
>> More information

National Institute for Museums and Public Collections
The institute is pleased to inform that Pan Tadeusz Museum in Wroclaw and The National Museum in Szczecin - The Dialogue Centre Upheavals, have received Special Commendations from EMYA 2019 Judging Panel during the ceremony of European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) organized by the European Museum Forum (EMF).

The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle
The museum has promoted the inclusive museum guide History on Hand as part of its project for improving accessibility of the exhibitions for blind and visually impaired visitors. A creative workshop with students from primary schools was part of the activities of the museum in marking the International Museum Day.
>> More information

ICOM France - Annual Conference at the Institut du monde arabe/IMA on 4 October 2019 in Paris, France
“Donations, gifts, legacies… how to integrate the ‘liberalities’ in the Scientific and Cultural Projects of the museums?”. The conference will focus on the future of the museum collections enrichment: it will question the relationship between the public and private sectors to revitalize French museums.
>> More information (in French)

Lithuanian Museums Association (LMA)– Lithuanian Museums Route 2019 "Lithuanian Landscapes: Cultural Memory of Waters", 18 May – 27 September 2019
The three-year program of national cultural identity “Homeland Searching” started at the birthplace of Nobel Prize winner Czeslaw Milosz – Šateniai, near the Nevežis river. 60 museums invite visitors to 120 events of Museums Route "Lithuanian landscapes: cultural memory of waters" to actualize the cultural environment of rivers, lakes, the Baltic Sea, lagoons and other waters.
>> More information (in Lithuanian)

The Croatian Museum of Tourism presents the exhibition ‘Croatian Adriatic Bathing Heritage’, which can be visited at the Juraj Šporer Arts Pavilion from June to October 2019
With the building of land and sea transport infrastructure in the 19th-century balneology also developed, which proved the therapeutic and beneficial properties of natural resources such as the sea, sun, air and sand. It is connected precisely with the development of tourism which is closely connected to the construction of bathing sites in Croatia, with the emphasis on Opatija as the cradle of local tourist activity. This exhibition offers a cross-section of the very beginnings of bathing sites that emerged on the Adriatic coast. 
>> More information (in Croatian)

Transylvanian Museum of Ethnography - IratioN Fest: Festival of Art and Music, from 8-9 June 2019 at the National Ethnographic Park ”Romulus Vuia”
Taking place in one of the most attractive Parks in Transylvania, the National Park for Ethnographic Culture, a place filled with history and mystical vibrations, a place that connects you to the roots of this beautiful country, Romania



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