News - Advocacy
Ulster Folk Museum closes 17 March due to Strike action
18 Mar 2023
NI Public Sector Alliance union members at National Museums NI joined strike action in relation to the Northern Ireland Civil Service Pay Dispute on 17 March....
ICOM announces new museum definition
25 Aug 2022
The ICOM Extraordinary General Assembly has approved a new museum definition., recognising the importance of inclusivity, community participation and sustainability....
Support actions, Museums and Cultural Organisations in Ukraine
21 Mar 2022
Links to initiatives and support actions organised by museums and cultural heritage organisations in support of Ukraine...
Irish Museums address Joint Committee TCAMS
30 Sep 2021
Representatives from the Irish Museums Association and the National Museum of Ireland address the challenges facing the museum sector and cultural institutions as a result of COVID-19 at Joint Committee meeting...
National Heritage Week 2021
11 Aug 2021
Museums 'Open the door to heritage' for National Heritage Week, 14 - 22 August....
Culture Action Europe calls for culture to be made central to EU recovery
25 Mar 2021
In a second open letter, Culture Action Europe reiterates call by 110+ pan-European networks to secure a future for culture and cultural life in Europe....
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....
NEMO publishes results of survey: impact of the corona crisis on museums in Europe
9 Apr 2020
In the past two weeks, NEMO has carried out a survey to look at how the situation has impacted museum budgets and operations, how museums cope in these times, how they re-organise their structures and offer new services....
#IrishMuseumsOnline: Online content and resources
23 Mar 2020
Looking for online content from museums but finding it hard to find? We have collected some of the material being shared by Irish Museums in one handy portal....