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 Museums and Social Impact    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | NEMO activities

 |  The Museums Association UK hosted a NEMO Learning Exchange from 6-7 December 2018 in London, the United Kingdom. Museum professionals from Belgium, Germany, Georgia, Denmark, Iceland and the United Kingdom joined the capacity...
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Museums in Europe and their Impact on Different Sectors - Breakdown from NEMO’s 26th Annual Conference    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Advocacy | Intercultural Dialogue | EU Culture Policy | European funding for museums | NEMO activities

 |  184 museum professionals, culture professionals and policy makers from 39 countries met at NEMO's 26th Annual Conference in the 2018 European Capital of Culture, Valletta, Malta, from 15-18 November 2018, to discuss the cross...
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Re-watch the latest NEMO Webinar on Makers-in-Residency Online    News | Museums as Social Agents | Museum Management | Audience Development | Intercultural Dialogue | Learning | NEMO activities

 |  On 30 October 2018, Jenny Siung, Head of Education in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, facilitated the webinar "Maker-in-Residence: How museum professionals can collaborate with local creative partners". The full webinar can...
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