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Awards & Bursaries

Call for entries: Children in Museums Award

15 Nov 2022

Applications are invited for the The Children in Museums Award, recognising excellence and innovation in programmes and exhibits designed for children up to 14 years old. Closing date for applications: 15 March 2023....

Funding

Small Grant Scheme: museum practitioners and researchers

7 Nov 2022

Applications are being invited for the Research-Development Grant (max. €1,000), operated by the Irish Museums Trust in partnership with the Irish Museums Association. Deadline: 19 December 2022....

IMA Consultation: Strategic Plan 2022 - 2027

4 Nov 2022

Calling all members of the Irish museum community - we want to hear your voice!...

Call for overarching approach to cultural sectors in NI

1 Nov 2022

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey launched ‘A Way Forward’, a proposal for a co-design approach to developing a strategy for Cultural, Arts & Heritage in NI....

Funding

Approval for ten new biodiversity officers to bolster local action for nature

27 Oct 2022

Ten local authorities to appoint biodiversity officers....

Sectoral issues

NEMO mapping of museums in the energy crisis

27 Oct 2022

NEMO is collecting information about the situation for museums in the current energy crisis and the ever-increasing costs. The data can be explored in an interactive map....

Governance

National Museum of Ireland welcomes new board members

18 Oct 2022

Four new appointments to the board of the National Museum of Ireland have been announced by the Minister for of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin....

Conference

IMA Annual Conference 2022: Part of the Solution. Supporting Environmental Sustainability in Museums

30 Sep 2022

The detailed programme has been announced for the IMA's 2022 Annual Conference: Part of the Solution. Supporting Environmental Sustainability in Museums on the 24 October, Dublin...

Funding

Arts Council allocation for 2023 retained at €130 million

28 Sep 2022

The Arts Council has welcomed the announcement by Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, of €130M funding as part of Budget 2023....