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Consultation

ICOM Ireland Consultation: new museum definition

25 Mar 2021

ICOM Ireland are asking members and museum professionals to inform - via a short, 3 question, survey - their response to the museum definition consultation by contributing to the words/concepts that they will put forward....

Governance

Interim Director appointed at NI Museums Council

19 Mar 2021

Siobhan Stevenson, an Accredited Conservator-Restorer, with more than 30 years’ experience as heritage professional has been appointed as the interim Director of the NI Museums Council....

Funding

NIMC Collecting for the Future: Acquisitions Programme

9 Mar 2021

The Northern Ireland Museums Council's Collecting for the Future: Acquisitions Programme is still open for applications from accredited museums in NI. Deadline for applications: Ongoing – no deadline...

Funding

National Lottery Grants for Heritage (UK) funding 2021-2022

23 Feb 2021

The National Lottery (UK) has announced the resumption of a full range of funding, with refocused priorities for 2021-22....

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....

Publications

Museum Ireland Journal 2019

1 Feb 2021

Following a move to digital publication, IMA members can now access Museum Ireland 2019 online via the IMA website....

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...