All News

Publications

The GIFT Box: Helping museums create richer digital experiences for their visitors

10 Feb 2020

The GIFT project - a Horizon 2020 funded research project - has developed The GIFT Box, a set of free, open-source tools and ways of working to help museums offer richer digital experiences for their visitors....

PublicationsPolicies

ACE to publish guidelines on restitution and repatriation

23 Jan 2020

Arts Council England intends to provide new guidance on the topics of restitution and repatriation in UK museums and galleries....

Policies

New Minister for Communities, Northern Ireland

16 Jan 2020

Deirdre Hargey was appointed Northern Irish Minister for Communities at the formation of the executive on 11 January 2020....

Policies

Culture 2025

16 Jan 2020

The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Has Published Culture 2025 – A National Cultural Policy Framework...

Publications

Museums Facing Extinction - report

15 Jan 2020

We Are Museums and EIT Climate-KIC held a 'Museums Facing Extinction' pilot event (21-24 Nov 2019, Futurium, Berlin) resulting in a series of articles that delve into the effect of this meeting....

Conference

IMA Annual Conference 2020, 21-22 February, Dean Crowe Theatre, Athone

19 Dec 2019

Join colleagues from across the Irish Museum Sector at our annual conference to network, share knowledge and expertise, and influence the development of the sector....

Awards & Bursaries

EMYA 2021 open for applications

10 Dec 2019

The European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA) 2021 are now open for applications....

Awards & Bursaries

NMI Country Life wins Sandford Award.

21 Nov 2019

The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life at Turlough Park, Castlebar, has won a prestigious Sandford Award for excellence in heritage education, an award held continuously by the museum since 2004....

Awards & Bursaries

Director of Waterford Treasures honoured by the Norwegian Crown

13 Nov 2019

The director of Waterford Treasures, Eamonn McEneaney, has been appointed Officer (Knight First Grade) of The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, in reward for outstanding service in the interest of Norway....