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Developments

Launch of Photo Museum Ireland

28 Jun 2022

Gallery of Photography Ireland, founded in 1978, is establishing Ireland’s first permanent museum for contemporary photography as Photo Museum Ireland, reflecting the significant evolution of its remit....

Consultation

European Commission Action Plan to fight illicit trafficking of cultural goods

27 Jun 2022

On 20 May 2022, the EC launched a public consultation on the Action Plan to fight illicit trafficking of cultural goods. Input is welcomed until 15 July 2022....

Publications

New ENUMERATE Self Assessment Tool

20 Jun 2022

Developed by the inDICEs project, can be used by the museum sector to get tailored recommendations, resources and, eventually, data visualisations and insights about their organisation’s digital transformation....

Advocacy

Heritage Week 2022 Portal Opens

20 Jun 2022

Event and project organisers are now able to access the Organisers’ Portal and upload their events for heritage week....

Funding

Funding Allocated to IMMA and Crawford Art Gallery to Expand Collection

20 Jun 2022

New funding to acquire contemporary artworks for the National Collection, in new media and on pressing issues including climate change, diversity and global migration....

Policies

ICOM publishes two proposed museum definitions

8 Jun 2022

A final decision will taken at the ICOM conference in August in Prague, following the publication of two proposed museum definitions and subsequent vote on the proposals by the Chairs of ICOM Committees last month (May)....

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. ...

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...

Policies

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....