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Awards & Bursaries

Kid's in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home shortlist announced

29 Jul 2020

Online engagement programmes by The Glucksman and The Museum of Childhood Ireland Project have been shortlisted for the Kid's in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home - Best International Digital Activity....

Publications

Digitisation and IPR, NEMO Report

16 Jul 2020

NEMO has published a report, Digitisation and IPR in museums, identifying challenges that museums in Europe still encounter when digitising their collections and establishing online access to them....

Charities' Guide for Virtual General Meetings

9 Jul 2020

Boardmatch has published a new guide, in partnership with Arthur Cox and Charities Institute Ireland (Cii), to assist charities and non-profits looking towards holding virtual annual general meetings in 2020....

Volunteering

Volunteer programme resources

6 Jul 2020

Volunteer Ireland have shared a series of resources to assist organisations with their volunteer programmes: publication on returning to work safely, management webinar series and online coffee breaks....

Governance

Alberto Garlandini appointed new president of ICOM

6 Jul 2020

Following the resignation with immediate effect of Suay Aksoy, the elected President of ICOM, on 19 June 2020, the Executive Board has appointed Alberto Garlandini as the new President....

Funding

UK Government announces £1.57 billion investment package for cultural, arts and heritage institutions

6 Jul 2020

The UK's Government has announced emergency grants and loans package to protect the future of museums, galleries, theatres, independent cinemas, heritage sites and music venues....

Funding

Crawford Art Gallery to receive funding for commemorative exhibitions

2 Jul 2020

Crawford Art Gallery is to receive funding of €102,000 for two commemorative exhibitions under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 programme for 2020....

New cabinet appointments, Irish Government

1 Jul 2020

The Irish Government announces a new cabinet with new Ministers for Culture, for Heritage and for the Office of Public works....

Developments

Interactive map: Reopening museums across Ireland

26 Jun 2020

With museums across Ireland reopening to the public, we've created an interactive map to help you plan your visit....