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Awards & Bursaries

EPIC receives Sandford Award 2020

15 Jan 2021

EPIC The Museum of Irish Emigration has received the prestigious Sandford Award for heritage education, one of 13 awardees in 2020 and the ninth museum to currently hold this 5-year Award on the island of Ireland...

PublicationsConference

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...

Publications

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....

Volunteering

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...

COVID-19

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....

Advocacy

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....

Consultation

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....

Awards & Bursaries

Interpreting Museums - Cooperation with NI initiative

19 Aug 2020

The IMA, in partnership with NIMC, has been award funding through the Dept of Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sports and the Gaeltacht's Cooperation with NI to deliver a multifaceted project, Interpreting Museums....

Developments

Butler Gallery reopens in new home

6 Aug 2020

The Butler Gallery in Kilkenny has reopened in a new permanent home, Evans' Home, following 44 years based in Kilkenny Castle. ...