News

News from the Irish Museums sector

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Part of our remit as the main resource for professionals in the museums sector across Ireland is to share infomation on developments, providing a communications channel for the museum community and those seeking information on museum practice. 

Through the dissemination of national and international developments in museum practice and standards we aim to provide a platform for debate and advocacy through shared expertise and knowledge. 

You can send us your news for inclusion on the IMA website via the 'Submit news' link in the sidebar. News items received before the end of each month will be circulated in the following month’s e-bulletin.

Please note that news items must be aimed at a professional museum audience rather than public exhibitions or events aimed at the wider public. We may publish news items related to reports and publications directly under our 'resources' section. 

Funding

Heritage Council 2021 Community Heritage Grant

2 Mar 2021

The Heritage Council's Community Heritage Grant Scheme is now open for applications until Monday 29th March 2021 at 5:00pm....

COVID-19

Overview: Status Quo of Museums across Europe

22 Feb 2021

NEMO, the Network of European Museum Organisations, have gathered information from members across Europe about the status quo of museum operations during the pandemic....

Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Education & Outreach Forum 2021

2 Feb 2021

The Irish Museums Association (IMA), in partnership with the NI Museums Council (NIMC), will be hosting the annual Education + Outreach (Ed+O) Forum on 18-21 May 2021 and have now issued a call for contributions....