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Arts Marketing Europe Conference, 2 March, Amsterdam

The one day conference on marketing within the cultural sector will take place on 2 March 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This one-day conference will inspire and motivate cultural professionals working across the sector, help you keep pace with the ever changing face of marketing and find out what marketing strategies ...
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UK-Gulf Exhibition Programme – funding opportunity

As part of a Gulf-wide soft power initiative the British Council has been granted funding from UK government to deliver a programme of culture and sport activities in the region over the next three years. The UK Gulf Exhibition Programme is a small but significant part of this wider initiative. ...
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First in our series of interviews with international museum professionals – Natalia Keller, Museo Nacional de Bella Artes, Chile

In the first of a new series of reports from international ICOM members Natalia Keller talked to Catherine McDermott in Lastarria, the capital’s cultural district about her museum and the museum sector in Chile. Natalia Keller is a researcher in the Collections Department at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) ...
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Last chance to apply for Greater Europe Travel Grant – 5 Feb deadline

ICOM UK, with support from Heritage Without Borders (HWB), is offering a number of travel grants to support staff from regional and local UK museums (non-national museums) to travel to Europe and greater Europe to develop mutually beneficial projects and partnerships. The ICOM UK – HWB Travel Grant Scheme will enable ...
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Apply to develop and deliver capacity building programmes in Egypt – 9 Feb deadline

International Museum Academy: Egypt 2018 The British Council is pleased to announce International Museum Academy: Egypt 2018 and is inviting applications to develop and deliver the content for each of the following capacity building programmes in Egypt in March, April or early May 2018:   Programme     Days   Fee GBP     Strategic Planning   6 15,000   Commercial Enterprise:   1.     Hospitality and Events 2.     Contract Management 3.     ...
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Museum Leaders to Shine New Light on Learning Opportunities at 2018 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in Phoenix May 6-9

The world’s largest gathering of museum professionals, the American Alliance of Museums’ (AAM) Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo planned for May 6-9 in Phoenix, AZ, is set to provide a unique opportunity to bring together leaders from the museum and education fields in order to find new ways to bolster the country’s education ...
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Happy New Year from Tonya Nelson, Chair of ICOM UK

Happy new year ICOM UK members! I hope you enjoyed the holidays and had the opportunity to visit at least one museum or exhibition (using your ICOM membership card, of course) during the break. I had the opportunity to visit Tränenpalast (Palace of Tears) in Berlin. The Museum is the former ...
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Export Opportunity: History Museum Partnership Sought by Museum Based in Chengdu, China

Deadline: 1 March 2018 A museum wants to partner with a history museum in the UK. You must: – have a focus on prehistoric cultures. – be interested in co-hosting temporary exhibitions across China and the UK The exhibition to be hosted in China is expected to: – be themed around the classical civilisations of an ...
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Call for Papers – new ICOM/Routledge museum handbook series

Volume 1: Museum Management ICOM is developing a four-volume handbook series. The first volume of the series, co-edited by Darko Babić and Catherine C. Cole, aims to explore contemporary practices in the field of museum management. Abstracts of between 250 and 300 words, written in English, French or Spanish, should be submitted ...
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Museums + Heritage Awards 2018 – 1 Feb deadline

The annual Museums + Heritage Awards, now in its sixteenth year, recognises projects of excellence – innovative and ground-breaking exhibitions from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and Europe. These range from remarkable achievements of national institutions to projects crafted with limited resources and those championing their staff and ...
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