Museums and Creativity

Creativity and innovation are fundamental dimensions of human activity and essential to economic prosperity. Museums nurture creativity and innovation; they form a collective memory and create a sense of direction, and they act as a space for reflection on the present and a source of inspiration for new creative and innovative concepts.

There is a growing interest in the role of 'cultural' and 'creative' activity in the economy in the last years. Museums have proven and continue to prove their contribution to the intangible and tangible benefits for society in this regard.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums and the Creative Economy, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums and the Creative Economy

Call for Proposals: Pilot Project for Cultural and Creative Industries    News | Projects & Calls | Cultural Creativity

 |  The second phase the pilot project “Finance, Learning, Innovation and Patenting for Cultural and Creative Industries (FLIP for CCIs)”, is primarily focusing on the two areas Learning and Innovation. Project proposals on the two...
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Creative Museum Collaborations across Sectors were discussed at an International Seminar Co-organised by NEMO    News | Cultural Creativity | NEMO activities

 |  From 9-13 June 2019, the NEMO Working Group Museums and Creative Industries met at the Museum Island Reserve Sviyazhsk in Russia. Apart from discussing their upcoming activates and visiting museums in the region, some of the...
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NEMO Members Celebrate Museums in May    News | Museum Management | Audience Development | News from Our Members | Cultural Creativity | Sharing

 |  This weekend both ICOM’s initiative International Museum Day and the European Night of Museums take place. NEMO asked its members what they or their members are planning. ´
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