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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. ...

Collections

Collecting action - History in the Making, House of European History

6 Aug 2020

The House of European History have issued a call to museums to share their initiatives collecting life during the pandemic, by sharing images of collected material for online exhibition and informing them of your approach....

Awards & Bursaries

Open call: Museums in Short 2020

6 Aug 2020

musil – Museum of Industry and Labour, in collaboration with EMA - European Museum Academy and Forum of Slavic Cultures, have issued an open call to the 7th edition of Museums in Short 2020....

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....