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WI2018 speaker profile: Nina Zdravič Polič, Head of Programmes & Communications, Slovene Ethnographic Museum (SEM), Slovenia

Today we introduce another of our international speakers for the 2018 Working Internationally Conference (WI2018), 7 March, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Nina Zdravič Polič, Head of Programmes and Communications at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum (SEM) in Ljubljana has been involved for over twenty years in museum work in different capacities.  At ...
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Contribute to the global discussion on the definition of museums in the 21st century

For museum colleagues who will be in Edinburgh on Wed 7 March, ICOM UK is hosting a special round table breakfast (09:30 – 10:30) before the 2018 Working Internationally Conference. ICOM National Committees are running a series of round tables across the world to explore the future of museums and how ...
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Scott Bader Trust – funding opportunity

Scott Bader, the global chemical company, provides funds for charitable projects in the UK and internationally, with two programmes relevant to museums. Large Project Funding offers grants of up to £25,000 for community based environmental or education projects that benefit young or disadvantaged people, anywhere in the world. Its Small International ...
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Get involved with International Museum Day, 18 May 2018

We want to reach out to those who want to be more involved in ICOM UK.  We would be pleased to hear from anyone who would like to contribute reports, opinion pieces, and/or stories on international museum issues for our newsletter.  We would also like to hear from anyone who ...
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MPs call for continued membership of Creative Europe post-Brexit

This article first appeared in Arts Professional online: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/government-must-replace-lost-eu-culture-funding-mps-say?utm_source=Weekly-News&utm_medium=email&utm_content=nid-207493&utm_campaign=26th-January-2018 A cross-party select committee has called for continued membership of Creative Europe post-Brexit and argues for free movement during any transition period. The Government must make an “honest assessment” of the likely impacts on finances and workforces of creative organisations following the UK’s departure ...
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Rob Stein, American Alliance of Museums (AAM) speaking at 2018 Working Internationally Conference

Over the next four weeks we will feature speakers for the 2018 Working Internationally Conference on 7 March at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. Our first featured speaker is Rob Stein, Executive Vice President and Chief Program Officer at the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).  We always try to ...
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Affordable advertising and sponsorship opportunities for 2018 Working Internationally Conference

Are you looking for an affordable advertising or sponsorship opportunity within the museum sector?  Want to reach museum professionals and organisations with a outward looking, international perspective? We can include your promotional materials in the delegate packs for the 2018 Working Internationally Conference on 7 March at the National Museum of ...
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Brexit causes funding gap in EU Financial Framework and puts culture funding at risk

With the departure of the United Kingdom there will be an approximate €12 billion annual gap in the EU Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF). New priorities can primarily be found in the areas of defence, migration and boarder control.  Three priorities important to the cultural sector were excluded from cuts; future, innovation ...
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Apply for the 2018 Children in Museums Award!

Since 2011 the Children in Museums Award, established by the European Museum Academy and Hands On! International, recognises international excellence and innovation in exhibits designed for children within the museum sector. This year, the award ceremony will be part of NEMO’s annual conference! This is a sign of the continuing ...
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Briefing for European Parliament on “Arts, culture, and cultural awareness in education”

In the briefing Arts, culture, and cultural awareness in education for the European Parliament the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) has brought together facts and figures on the role of arts and culture in the EU, looking at European policies and EU mechanisms and their effect in the Member States. ...
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