Museums as Social Agents

Museums can change people's lives. They contribute to cohesive communities and reflect the history and identity of all citizens. In turn, museums live and develop by the skills and the creativity of their public and they must show their value to society.

One of the major tasks of museums is the development of their audiences, be it the reaching out for new groups underrepresented in museums or the creative engagement with visitors in and outside the museum.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums as Social Agents, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums as Social Agents

NEMO Learning Exchange on the Solidary Museum    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Projects & Calls | NEMO activities

 |  The next NEMO Learning Exchange will take place from 26-29 June 2019 in Budapest and Szentendre, Hungary. While emerging in the topic of “The Solidary Museum: Museum Programs Addressing Social Responsibility”, the participants...
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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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Museums as a Remedy for Loneliness    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management

 |  Feelings of loneliness and isolation are becoming an increasing problem and prolonged loneliness can cause several negative effects. The connection between museums and well-being has often been recognized and a visit to the museum...
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