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Governance

Competition to appoint Chair and Directors to the Board of NI Museums Council

9 Oct 2020

An open competition to appoint a new Chair and Directors to the Board of the NI Museums Council (NIMC) has been launched. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 26 October 2020...

COVID-19

Dublin museums, galleries and cultural attractions to close from midnight, Friday 18 September.

18 Sep 2020

The Government of Ireland has announced today (Friday) that all museums, galleries and cultural attractions will close from midnight, for an initial period of three weeks....

Awards & Bursaries

Interpreting Museums - Cooperation with NI initiative

19 Aug 2020

The IMA, in partnership with NIMC, has been award funding through the Dept of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sports and the Gaeltacht's Cooperation with NI to deliver a multifaceted project, Interpreting Museums....

Awards & Bursaries

Fulbright-Creative Ireland Professional Fellowship

12 Aug 2020

Professionals with at least seven years’ experience working in the creative, cultural or heritage sector are invited to apply for the 2021- 2022 Fulbright-Creative Ireland Professional Fellowship....

Developments

Butler Gallery reopens in new home

6 Aug 2020

The Butler Gallery in Kilkenny has reopened in a new permanent home, Evans' Home, following 44 years based in Kilkenny Castle. ...

Collections

Collecting action - History in the Making, House of European History

6 Aug 2020

The House of European History have issued a call to museums to share their initiatives collecting life during the pandemic, by sharing images of collected material for online exhibition and informing them of your approach....

Awards & Bursaries

Open call: Museums in Short 2020

6 Aug 2020

musil – Museum of Industry and Labour, in collaboration with EMA - European Museum Academy and Forum of Slavic Cultures, have issued an open call to the 7th edition of Museums in Short 2020....

Awards & Bursaries

Kid's in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home shortlist announced

29 Jul 2020

Online engagement programmes by The Glucksman and The Museum of Childhood Ireland Project have been shortlisted for the Kid's in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home - Best International Digital Activity....

Publications

Digitisation and IPR, NEMO Report

16 Jul 2020

NEMO has published a report, Digitisation and IPR in museums, identifying challenges that museums in Europe still encounter when digitising their collections and establishing online access to them....