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Interview with Chinese curator Feng Sun

To celebrate the Chinese New Year of The Dog, Catherine McDermott (ICOM UK Secretary) talks to Chinese curator Feng Sun, the project director of a new exhibition in London.  Initiation is showing at the Bloomsbury Gallery until 1st March, focusing on emerging Chinese artists and designers chosen from China’s leading ...
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Final programme for 2018 Working Internationally Conference, 7 March, Edinburgh

Learn more about working internationally by attending the 2018 Working Internationally Conference.  This is the only UK museums conference with a dedicated international focus. ‘Working Locally, Thinking Globally’ considers how museums can respond to the new international context in light of recent world events, while maintaining relevance for both domestic and ...
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Brexit: movement of people in the fields of sports and culture inquiry launched

The EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee launches a new inquiry into the movement of people in the fields of sport and culture after Brexit. Inquiry: Brexit: movement of people in the fields of sport and culture EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee Background The House of Lords EU Committee and its six Sub-Committees are conducting a series ...
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Nathalie Levi, Head of Programme – Curator of Exhibitions, RWA Bristol travels to New York

Nathalie Levi, Head of Programme – Curator of Exhibitions, Royal West of England Academy in Bristol travelled to New York on an ICOM UK – British Council Global Travel grant this month.  This is Natalie’s blog post from her visit. The opportunity to travel to New York to develop the RWA’s ...
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The Campaign Double for Culture is Launched in Europe

CAE suggests that 1% of the next MFF should be allocated to culture across policy fields and funding programmes. Currently 0,14% of the EU total budget goes to Creative Europe, EU’s main culture focused programme, whereof only a third is earmarked for culture. Meaning that CAE urges the EU to ...
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Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs in Scotland confirmed as keynote speaker at WI2018

We are delighted to announce Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism & External Affairs in Scotland will give the keynote address at the 2018 Working Internationally Conference on 7 March at the National Museum of Scotland. To view the full conference programme and book your tickets visit https://wi2018.eventbrite.com
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Giles Smith, Director Arts, Heritage & Tourism Directorate at DCMS to speak at WI2018

We’re delighted to announce the second of our government level speakers for the 2018 Working Internationally Conference at the National Museum of Scotland on Wednesday 7 March. Giles Smith, Director (Interim), Arts, Heritage & Tourism Directorate at DCMS will give an overview of the focus and priorities for working internationally from ...
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Exhibiting Sounds of Changes International Conference – call for papers

Tampere, Finland Tuesday 12th – Wednedsay 13th June 2018 In museums, we do have paintings, photographs and all sorts of items. They  tell our visitors what things used to look like in the past. Few museums  use sounds for their collections and exhibitions. However, museum  exhibitions cannot only be experienced visually, but ...
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Call for papers – ICOM-CIDOC conference 2018 (deadline 28 Feb)

The 2018 ICOM-CIDOC conference aims at supporting museums by deepening the understanding of documentation as a means of knowledge preservation, dissemination and exchange. Until 28th February we are accepting proposals for presentations, workshops, case studies, for CIDOC’s annual conference. Visit the CIDOC 2018 Call for Papers page for submission guidelines and selection ...
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ICOM-CC Scientific Research Group Meeting, 4-6 June 2018, London

The ICOM-CC Scientific Research Working Group are having a Working Group business meeting and a roundtable for emerging professionals on 6 June 2018 in conjunction with the 4th SEAHA conference (4-6 June 2018, UCL, London). http://www.icom-cc.org Any questions about the Working Group meeting in London, please contact Lynn Lee, Ph.D at lylee@getty.edu
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