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IMT - IMA partnership to offer award for museum practioners and researchers

22 Feb 2020

The Irish Museums Association (IMA) and the Irish Museums Trust (IMT) have announced a new award partnership in support of practitioners and researchers in the museum sector in Ireland....


Museums for the future: policies and practices in Ireland

12 Feb 2020

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) have published the findings and main themes emerging from the Royal Irish Academy’s Future Museums workshop of 12 November 2019 and invite your comments and responses....


The GIFT Box: Helping museums create richer digital experiences for their visitors

10 Feb 2020

The GIFT project - a Horizon 2020 funded research project - has developed The GIFT Box, a set of free, open-source tools and ways of working to help museums offer richer digital experiences for their visitors....


2020 European Museum Academy Awards

6 Feb 2020

The European Museum Academy (EMA) invite applications to the Luigi Micheletti and DASA awards, providing visibility and networking opportunities for your museum. Deadline for applications: 1 March 2020....


Archaeology Ireland magazine seeking submissions for 'Museum Piece'

5 Feb 2020

Archaeology Ireland magazine are seeking submissions from the Irish Museum sector for their next edition in Summer 2020 and beyond. The deadline for receipt of submissions to the next magazine is 10 April 2020....


Belfast City Centre event grant scheme

23 Jan 2020

The Department for Communities (DfC) invites applications to the Belfast City Centre event grant scheme by 27 February 2020, supporting the provision of art and cultural activities and events in Belfast City Centre....


ACE to publish guidelines on restitution and repatriation

23 Jan 2020

Arts Council England intends to provide new guidance on the topics of restitution and repatriation in UK museums and galleries....


International Museums Day 2020

23 Jan 2020

ICOM have announced the theme for International Museums Day on 18 May 2020: “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”...


New Minister for Communities, Northern Ireland

16 Jan 2020

Deirdre Hargey was appointed Northern Irish Minister for Communities at the formation of the executive on 11 January 2020....