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ICOM Report on Museums and Covid-19

29 May 2020

ICOM have shared the report from the global survey to analyse the impact of lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, an analysis of approximately 1,600 responses in 107 countries collected between 7 April and 7 May 2020....

Awards & Bursaries

Seven museums awarded MSPI accreditation

18 May 2020

The CEO of the Heritage Council of Ireland, Virginia Teehan, has announced MSPI accreditation for seven museums and maintenance of accreditation for a further four....

Sectoral issues

Planning for reopening

1 May 2020

As museums reopen to the public, we have gathered examples of approaches from colleagues in Ireland and abroad, along with collating information in one document for Irish Museums to assist you in planning....

Managing Insurance during Covid-19

30 Apr 2020

Fáilte Ireland has worked with an independent insurance advisor to provide general information on how to interrogate insurance policies through a FAQ document....

Research

Mapping COVID-19’s effect on museums across Europe

23 Apr 2020

The Network of European Museum Organisations are asking museums across Europe to contribute to the second phase of a survey mapping the effects of COVID-19....

Advocacy

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....

COVID-19

The Collections Trust: Collections in Lockdown resources

9 Apr 2020

The Collections Trust have collated and shared some useful resources relating to care of collections for the current museum lockdown....

Funding

The Community Foundation for Ireland: Covid-19 Response Fund

9 Apr 2020

The Community Foundation for Ireland is open to organisations affected by Covid-19 who are working to support those most vulnerable as a result of Covid-19.. These can apply for grants between €1,000 and €10,000....

Consultation

Sectoral survey on the impact of Covid-19 on Irish museums

6 Apr 2020

Share information with the IMA on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on your museum via a short survey, allowing us to assess needs and priorities. The extended deadline for completion is Friday 10 April 2020....