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NEMO Conference proceedings: Museums and Social Responsibility - Values revisited

13 Jan 2021

NEMO and the German Museums Association are proud to present a publication with texts based on the proceedings of the conference Museums and Social Responsibility - Values revisited, held 17-18 September 2020...


NEMO report: The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on Museums in Europe

12 Jan 2021

NEMO (Network of European Museum Organisations) has published the findings and recommendations of the survey carried out between 30 October-29 November 2020, investigating how museums have been affected by the pandemic....

Awards & Bursaries

Art Museum Award, European Museum Academy

12 Jan 2021

The European Museum Academy has announced the Art Museum Award, a new annual award specifically designed for art museums and galleries throughout Europe. Entry fee: €300. Closing date for applications: 31 March 2021....

Call for Papers

CFP: Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of World Textiles

12 Jan 2021

Co-chief editors Janis Jefferies and Vivienne Richmond have issued a call for contributors to The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of World Textiles....

Awards & Bursaries

Children in Museums Award

7 Dec 2020

Applications are now open for the Hands On! and European Museum Academy's Children in Museums Award, with closing date of 1 March 2021. Entry fee: €225-295....


National Volunteering Strategy 2021 - 2025

7 Dec 2020

The publication of Ireland's first National Volunteering Strategy 2021 - 2025, prepared by the Department of Rural and Community Development, sets out a long-term vision for volunteering and volunteers in Ireland...


Irish Government announces museums to reopen from 1 December

30 Nov 2020

Taoiseach Micheal Martin announces easing of restrictions by Irish Government which will see modifications to level 3, allowing museums to reopen from 1 December 2020....


IMA response: Arts & Culture Recovery Taskforce report

19 Nov 2020

Following the publication of 'Life worth Living', the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sorts and Media’s Arts & Culture Recovery Taskforce Report, the IMA has highlighted areas of benefit to the museum sector....


Report on museum-school engagement during and post Covid 19

12 Nov 2020

A report by the Irish Museums Association (IMA) shows appetite for increased museum & school engagement and demonstrates the valuable role of museums in supporting teachers and students....