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.

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Recent News in Museums and the Creative Economy

Recommendations for Creating Participatory Museum Projects    News | Museum Management | Audience Development | Cultural Creativity | Sharing

 |  A recent research looks at the benefits, opportunities and challenges of public participation in research museums. The report, which was published in Ecsite’s magazine Spokes , also offers a hands on suggestions of how to plan and...
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NEMO Call for Papers: Museums 2030 - How Museums can help Build a Sustainable Future    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | Cultural Creativity | NEMO activities

 |  The 27th edition of NEMO’s European Museum Conference will focus on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals. By inspiring museums and other cultural institutions to step it up and dare to take action, NEMO wants to...
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What happens when Museums Start Relying on Experience Design?    News | Museum Management | Cultural Creativity | Museums in a Digital World

 |  As museums pick up phenomena from the marketing world, such as “experience design”, one might have to rethink the mission of the museum, a recent article from artnet news suggests and explores. What happens when museums want to...
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