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Awards & Bursaries

Four recipients awarded under the IMT-IMA research and development grant

18 May 2022

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our small Research and Development Grant, funded by the Irish Museums Trust (IMT) and administered in partnership with the IMA. ...


Participate in survey on museums and climate change

22 Apr 2022

The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) has launched a survey to evaluate the status quo of European museums’ transition towards sustainability in a time of climate emergency. The survey deadline is 22 June 2022....


IMA Board elections

19 Apr 2022

We’re looking for strategic, talented and engaged IMA members to stand for the IMA board; to advise and guide the association to the next stage of its development....

Sectoral issues

Statement by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, Director, National Museum of the History of Ukraine, Kyiv

11 Apr 2022

Communication by Dr Fedir Androshchuk, as read by Raghnall Ó Floinn (former Director, NMI) at IMEC Conference on 8 April 2022...


Local Authority Museums Network launches new Strategic Plan

5 Apr 2022

The Local Authority Museums Network has today launched Reimagining the Past for the Future, the network's new strategy plan 2022-2026....


Proposals for National Centre for Research and Remembrance approved

30 Mar 2022

The Irish Government has approved proposals for a National Centre for Research and Remembrance to be located on the site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean MacDermott Street in Dublin....

Sectoral issues

Update to ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums

21 Mar 2022

The ICOM Ethics Committee (ETHCOM) has issued two new standards relating to Accessioning and Fundraising that complement the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums....


Support actions, Museums and Cultural Organisations in Ukraine

21 Mar 2022

Links to initiatives and support actions organised by museums and cultural heritage organisations in support of Ukraine...


Archaeology Ireland magazine: ‘Museum Piece’ call-out

3 Mar 2022

If you could showcase just one item from your museum, what would it be? Archaeology Ireland magazine is inviting submissions to their one-page ‘Museum Piece’ feature series....