European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 Label Rewarded Events

The events listed below have been rewarded the EYCH 2018 Label by NEMO. As part of the EYCH stake holder committee, NEMO can award events with said label. In order to receive the label from NEMO projects or initiatives must meet the EYCH objectives of having a clear European dimension, being implemented by a civil society organisation and relating to or involving museums.

European Project Slam of EYCH2018 
Five projects that were submitted to NEMO before September 2018 and awarded with the EYCH 2018 label have been chosen to present their activities at NEMO's Annual Conference from 15-18 November in Valletta, Malta. More information about the selected projects will be announced soon.


People's Smart Sculpture / Subproject: 4D Virtual Urban Art
European project which fosters participative art and collaborative urban art & culture processes in Europe's cross-cultural city spaces


Several European partners are involved

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PLUGGY – An inventive social networking platform and a suite of smartphone apps, designed to promote citizens’ active involvement in bringing out, documenting and safeguarding their local cultural environment.


All over Europe

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CREATIVE MAKERS: kids’ fablabs for letterpress & printing inspired by tinkering and making

01.09.17-28.02.19Explora (Italy), Neapolis (Spain), Labora (Estonia), and National Print Museum (Ireland)

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Specially Unknown – European oral history project
The aim of the project is to promote the participation of refugees (TCN’s) in cultural life and society.


LWL Industriemuseum Zeche Hannover in Bochum , Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Industriekultur, Deutschland

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Jewish Museums Today: Warsaw Study Visit
2-day study visit to Warsaw that will focus on communication and marketing of exhibitions with sensitive content, using the exhibition Blood: Uniting & Dividing at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews as a case study.

22.01.18-23.01.18Warsaw, Poland

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NEMO Webinar: The NL Factor - A journey in the educational world of Dutch Museums


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Blades like a Brush Stroke, Art Forms of the Batak in Northern Sumatra
Selected objects will be presented in an exhibition as well as in a two volume publication in English and German, having a strong focus on the ceremonial weapons, related to the Indonesian keris as Intangible Unesco World Heritage.

15.02.18-28.10.18Museum of Asian Culture, Hollenstedt, Germany

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The Necropolis Project - International workshop
The project incorporates audio-visual reflections on remembering conflicts, civil unrest, war, atrocities, destruction and death with the use of black and white photography, graphics, film, literature, music and sound in digital collages and montages.

24.02.18-03.03.18Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany, Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb, Croatia and Idemo, Croatia

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British–Flemish working group ‘Open Heritage Depots’
Aims to bring together cultural heritage collections and those working in the field of health and wellbeing (both in clinical and community settings) to create positive change through using models of co-production and co-creation.

05.03.18-31.12.19Brussels, BelgiumMore info

Museums and Makers Inspiring Each Other
What happens when a maker comes in to contact with a museum? Quite a lot and the Library was joined by a dynamic, enthusiastic group of makers from the local community as well as the arts, science and cultural sectors. We looked at collections, including the Chester Beatty Library, to spark ideas and explored how museums can provide inspiration for creativity.


Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland

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NEMO Learning Exchange
Aims to exchange good management practices and business models between organisations and to allow a transfer of knowledge between them.

08.03.18-09.03.18Madrid, SpainMore info

Global Paper - International Triennale of Paper Art in Deggendorf

01.04.18-07.10.18Deggendorf, Germany

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The Necropolis Project - Exhibition, presentation, lectures


Museum and Memorial Place Seelower in Höhen, Germany

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AEJM Advanced Curatorial Education Programme 2018
Curatorial professional development programme for curators working at Jewish museums and/or with Jewish collections in non-Jewish museums in Europe.


Frankfurt, Germany

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"Meet, See, Do" Conference
Balkan Museum Network is organising events to build the capacity of museum professionals in access for disabled people as well as interpretation of heritage. 

18.04.18-20.04.18Thessaloniki, Greece

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NEMO Working Group Meeting – The Learning Museum
The group explores topics around the fields of museum education, audience development, intercultural dialogue and lifelong learning.

26.04.18-28.04.18Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, UKMore info

NEMO Working Group Meeting - Museums and Creative Industries
The group looks into mapping of various sorts of cooperation among museums and creative sector agents.

26.04.18-28.04.18Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, UKMore info

European Museum Statistics - A joint initiative by EGMUS, the European Group on Museum Statistics / EGMUS Leaflet
The main objective of EGMUS is collection and publication of comparable statistical data.

27.04.18Warsaw, Poland

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Gods, Believes and Germanic People
The exhibition compares pre-Christian belief systems in North Germany and Scandinavia and presents remarkable parallels and similarities between the Germanic and Viking world in the first millennium AD.

28.04.18-28.10.2018Bramsche-Kalkriese, Germany

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The Necropolis Project - International workshop (German, Croatian, Polish) and presentation

04.05.18-12.05.18Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb and City of Vukovar, Croatia and Vukovar Memorial, Croatia

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NEMO Webinar: "Museums for All?"
The webinar will explore the Social Model of disability as the basis for a practical approach to welcoming Deaf and disabled people into museums.

16.05.18OnlineMore info

Regional Restoration Camps 
The 2018 Regional Restoration Camps will provide participants with engaging lectures and hands-on experience with restoration, conservation and historic crafts, using traditional materials and techniques with the interpretation of cultural heritage sites and museums.

20.05.18-23.09.18Different locations in Albania, Kosovo and Serbia

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Crafting Access Training
Balkan Museum Network is organising events to build the capacity of museum professionals in access for disabled people as well as interpretation of heritage. 


Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Museum Education Study Visit
Professional development activity for the AEJM (sub)network of museum educators.

22.05.2018-24.05.2018Riga, Latvia

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Cherishing our Cultural Heritage - How to make the most of the public’s passion for their cultural heritage
Conference co-organised by NEMO, ICOM France and ICOMOS France.

22.05.18-23.05.18Dijon, FranceMore info

NEMO Political Internships in Museums
MEP and member of the CULT committee Julie Ward was the first ever intern to take part in NEMO's advocacy programme. 

25.05.18Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, The NetherlandsMore info

Made in Sapmi and Sami Pictures
Two exhibitions about the Sami people in Jämtland on account of the 100-year anniversary of the first Sami meeting in Sweden, which was held in Östersund 1918.

27.05.18-14.10.18Jamtli, the regional museum of Jämtland County, Östersund, Sweden

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12th International Summer School of Museology, Theme: ‘Words in Museums’

28.05.08-02.06.2018Piran and Koper, Slovenia and Trieste, Italy

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A Museum Night Out - Dance at the Museum
NEMO event celebrating museums and cultural heritage, organised within the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit.


Museum for Communication in Berlin, Germany

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Cultural Heritage Communities and Audiences in Today’s Digital Environment
Conference co-organised by NEMO, the Institut für Museumsforschung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (IfM), Istituto Beni Culturali della Regione Emilia-Romagna, Mu.SA Project, Michael Culture Association and Museum für Kommunikation Berlin, within the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit.

19.06.18Museum for Communication in Berlin, GermanyMore info

Balkan Museums without Barriers Festival
Balkan Museum Network is organising events to build the capacity of museum professionals in access for disabled people as well as interpretation of heritage. 

19.06.18-22.06.18Skopje, Macedonia

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NEMO Webinar: “From mines to mind-maps: A dialogue-based approach to museum planning at Spaç Prison”

25.06.18OnlineMore info

Training of the Balkan Museum Access Group
Balkan Museum Network is organising events to build the capacity of museum professionals in access for disabled people as well as interpretation of heritage.


Belgrade, Serbia

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Training of the Balkan Museum Access Group
Balkan Museum Network is organising events to build the capacity of museum professionals in access for disabled people as well as interpretation of heritage. 


Skopje, Macedonia

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NEMO International Training Course: Regional Development through Heritage in Sweden


Östersund, Sweden

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Museums for Sustainable Development of the Society
The project reflects and discusses the role of museums in the development of society.


Tbilisi, Georgia

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CRAFTER: Crafting Europe in the Bronze Age and Today
CRAFTER draws inspiration from Europe’s Bronze Age pottery to help revive modern-day artisanship.


Totana (Spain), Paracin (Serbia), Budapest (Hungary), Barcelona (Spain), Debrecen (Hungary), Mula (Spain), Leiden (the Netherlands) & Halle (Germany)

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Art United at Pukkelpop
On-site multi-media art and design interaction program to find ways for museums to connect with 16-26 year olds.

15.08.18-18.08.18Kiewit, Belgium

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Book Release in Jamtli Open Air Museum
Social Inclusion through Lifelong Learning in Cultural Heritage, Anthology in English

01.09.2018Östersund, Sweden

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SyMBoL Project – Sustainable Management of Heritage Buildings in a Long-term Perspective
The project aims to advance the understanding of physical decay of polychrome wood in heritage wooden buildings.


Case studies in Stave churches museums located in Kvernes and Ringebu in Norway

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NEMO Training Course: Developing and delivering a multilingual narrative

17.09.18House of European History in Brussels, BelgiumMore info

The Annual European Museum Academy Conference and Award Ceremony

20.09.18-23.09.18Den Gamle By Open Air Museum in Aarhus, Denmark

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Mid Nordic Cultural Days 2018
The Mid Nordic Culture days has been carried out since 1984 and is a well-established forum and an important meeting place for cultural creators, institutions and other actors in the mid Nordic region.

26.09.18-28.09.18Östersund, Sweden

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Global Institution Report
The first global analysis of the exhibition touring & co-production, using data from over 500 surveyed institutions worldwide. The survey analyses how museums collaborate internationally, what a hosting institution expects from a travelling exhibition and the best strategies to approach partners for exhibitions. International study over 6 continents (North America, South America, Europe, Australia & Oceania, Asia and Africa), carried out by the Vastari Group.


London, United Kingdom, and published online

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AEJM Advanced Curatorial Education Programme 2018
Curatorial professional development programme for curators working at Jewish museums and/or with Jewish collections in non-Jewish museums in Europe.


Jerusalem, Isreael

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NEMO Working Group Meeting
The Group Museums and Creative Industries visited THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit on 10 Ocotber and visited the Historical Museum Frankfurt on 11 October 2018.

10.10.18-11.10.18Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit: The Bigger Picture - How can the cultural and creative sectors bride the innovation gap?
Event co-organised by NEMO, THE ARTS+, ArtLab/Fitzcarraldo Foundation (Italy), ecce- european centre for creative economy (Germany), European Creative Business Network (Netherlands), Federation of European Publishers, German Booksellers and Publishers Federation, New European Media, ALDUS, German Commission for Unesco

10.10.18-14.10.18Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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“Stolen Past - Lost Future” (working title)
Travelling exhibition with two planed venues. At the first venue, a public Round Table discussion of Greek and German experts on cultural heritage and its protection will be organised.


First venue: University of Heidelberg, Germany; second venue: Badisches Landesmuseum
Karlsruhe, Germany

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NEMO's 26th Annual Conference - Museums out of the Box! The Crossover of Museums

15.11.18-.18.11.18Valletta, Malta

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AEJM Annual Conference

18.11.18-21.11.18Budapest, Hungary

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NEMO Learning Exchanges
Museums Change Lives – How the Museums Association works to promote museums with purpose. Hosted by the Museums Association.

06.12.18-07.12.18London, The United Kingdom

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Kenneth Hudson Seminar

Dates TBCBrescia, Italy

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