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New interactive map: Climate Change Action in Museums

1 Dec 2023

NEMO have launched a new interactive map that demonstrates museums' strength in creating awareness, adapting, and fighting climate change....

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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....

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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....

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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...

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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...

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National Heritage Week 2021

11 Aug 2021

Museums 'Open the door to heritage' for National Heritage Week, 14 - 22 August....

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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....

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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....

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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....