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Newsletter - 08/2018

In the hot summer time,

it can be nice to look forward to the autumn and cooler weather. NEMO is definitely already looking forward to the next NEMO Learning Exchange, which takes place from 6-7 December 2018 in London, the UK. Among others, the Museums Association will inform participants about its campaign "Museums change lives". NEMO welcomes applications until 21 September 2018. Find more information here.

NEMO is thrilled to bring its knowledge about museums, creativity and innovation to THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit on 10 October 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany. The one-day summit focuses on bridging the gap between the cultural and creative sectors and digital innovation. NEMO has 10 one-day tickets to THE ARTS+ for its members. Get in touch with to acquire your ticket. Read more about the event and how to participate here.

Register to NEMO’s 26th Annual Conference now via! We have gathered hotel deals and all the information necessary to make your stay from 15-18 November 2018 in Valletta, Malta, as comfortable as possible on this page. There is a general high demand on hotels in Valletta, therefore we urge you to book your accommodation as soon as possible.

All projects awarded with the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 label by NEMO have the chance to be selected to present their activity at NEMO's 26th Annual Conference! Accommodation and travels will be covered by NEMO. Apply before 31 August 2018. Further information about the EYCH 2018 label can be found here.

Call for Contributions! The NEMO Working Group Museums and Creative Industries is collecting innovative case studies from across Europe on how museums and creative industries successfully work together. Submit case studies to or before 20 August 2018. Access the call for contributions here.

Happy summer reading,
The NEMO office



NEMO Publishes Comprehensive study of European Museum Awards

The NEMO publication “European Museum Awards – A guide to quality work in museums” presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards.
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Study about Heritage and Education at EU Level Published

Recommendations about heritage and education were recently published on request of the CULT committee of the European Parliament. NEMO is one of the contributors to “Research for CULT Committee - Education in Cultural Heritage”,...
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Free Course on Digital Skills for Museum Professionals

NEMO’s partner Mu.SA  – Museum Sector Alliance project, offers a free course for people active in the museum sector who wish to develop their digital skills. The course duration is eight weeks and upon completion of the course...
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photo by: Verena Müller

photo by: Verena Müller

The British Council Presents a Report on Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth 

The report “Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth”, launched by the British Council in 2018, presents an approach to inclusive growth that includes aspects such as social and economic benefits of cultural heritage for all levels...
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NEMO Board Member Margherita Sani speaks at the Conference “Multiple Voices of a Colonized World”

Margherita Sani has been invited to speak about NEMO and its functioning at the conference Multiple Voices of a Colonized World, which takes place from 6-7 September 2018 in Vienna, Austria. The conference marks the closing of the...
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12.09. - 16.09.2018, Prague, Czech Republic

Museum Award: Živa Award Programme 2018
Živa Award Programme 2018 including Živa Award ceremony - the Award for the best Slavic Museum.
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13.09. - 15.09.2018, Kernave, Lithuania

Conference: Archaeology for the People
Conference "Archaeology for the People: Exhibition, Experience and Performance", organised by EXARC and the Administration of the State Cultural Reserve of Kernave.
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17.09.2018, Brussels, Belgium

NEMO Activity: NEMO International Training Course
NEMO International Training Course: Developing and delivering a multilingual narrative. Facilitated by the House of European History.
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19.09. - 21.09.2018, Birmingham, the United Kingdom

Conference: Discovering Collections
Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities conference. Collaborative conference series between The National Archives and Research Libraries UK.
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20.09. - 23.09.2018, Aarhus, Denmark

Conference: The Annual European Museum Academy Conference and Award Ceremony.
NEMO will facilitate a workshop on European cooperation and networking in the course of the conference.
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25.09. - 26.09.2018, Berne, Switzerland

Conference: Intangible Cultural Heritage, Museums and Urbanised Society
The International conference and Expert meeting on "Intangible Cultural Heritage, Museums and Urbanised Society" , organised by the NEMO partner Intangible Cultural Heritage & Museums Project (IMP).
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09.10. - 12.10.2018, Tartu, Estonia

Conference: Re‐imagining the Museum in the Global Contemporary
ICOM-ICME 51st Annual Conference: "Re-imagining the Museum in the Global Contemporary".
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10.10. - 14.10.2018, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

THE ARTS+ Festival
NEMO will participate in THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit on 10 October 2018.
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22.10. - 23.10.2018, Augsburg, Germany

Conference: The art of attraction
Conference: The art of attraction - Audience development for museums, co-organised by Bayerische Museumsakademie and the European Museum Academy.
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15.11. - 18.11.2018, Valletta, Malta

NEMO's 26th Annual Conference: Museums out of the Box - The Crossover Impact of Museums
Connect with museums all over Europe at the Network of European Museum Organisations’ 26th Annual Conference. From 15-18 November 2018, NEMO will gather European museum and culture professionals in Valletta, Malta, to explore the crossover impact of museums.
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06.12. - 07.12.2018, London, the United Kingdom

NEMO Learning Exchange
Museums Change Lives – How the Museums Association works to promote museums with purpose. Hosted by the Museums Association.
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News from our Members

Estonian Museums Association celebrates it`s 30th anniversary with an annual Museum Festival in Estonian border town Narva

The Narva Festival takes place from 24-25 October and this year`s theme is "Museums and a Recent History". The conference discusses, how to collect, exhibit and preserve modern materials and how to mediate sensitive topics to museum visitors. Key speakers are Rafal Wnuk, former curator at the Gdansk II World War Museum, and Anna Wowk Vestergaard from Den Gamle By Open Air Museum.
>> More information (in Estonian) can be found here.

Lithuanian Museums Association: Programme ‘Free museums for Schoolchildren’, dedicated to the Centennial of the restored Lithuania, 2018

Seeking to ensure the development of cultural competences of young people, the programme ‘Free museums for Schoolchildren’ will be extended by the end of 2018. As before, all schoolchildren, individually or in groups, will have free access to permanent expositions in national and state museums. Schoolchildren gain free entrance to museums upon showing their schoolchildren's cards.

>> Access more information here (in Lithuanian)


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