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

Learn How to Involve the Local Creative Community at your Museum in the next NEMO Webinar    News | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | Learning | Cultural Creativity | NEMO activities

 |  On 30 October 2018 at 15:00 CET, Jenny Siung, Head of Education in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland, will facilitate a webinar on the topic of “Maker-in-Residence - How museum professionals can collaborate with local...
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Digital Toolkit on Evaluation of Art and Culture Projects    News | Learning | Cultural Creativity | Museum Management

 |  ENCC has released a digital toolkit with the aim of encouraging and facilitating access to evaluation.
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"scModules" Explores Super-Hi Resolution Digitization of Museum Collections    News | Museums in a Digital World | Cultural Creativity

 |  The scModules project is part of the H2020 programme and sets out to identify and explore new opportunities that can be developed related to super-hi resolution (SHR) digitization of museum collections.
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