A Touch of Art

“National Institute and Museums – Bitola” invites you to the international webinar “A Touch of Art – the inclusion of visually impaired and blind people in museums” which will be held on 21 Jan 12021 in the period from 10:00 to 12:00, via the Zoom platform. The event consists of

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Videos of museum educators on inclusive methods

Check our BMN You Tube channel to view the videos of (1) Lejla Agić from Zenica City Museum, (2) Aida Šarac from Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, (3) Ivana Grujić, Simo Radić and Dražen Milić from Museum of Herzegovina Trebinje. Each video is on a specific workshop topic presenting 

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Examples of inclusive museum practices in BiH

The Balkans Museum Network has collected some of the examples of museum work in Bosnia and Herzegovina around inclusion of disabled people. Examples differ in their scope, frequency, thematic focus, number of partners, participants and other characteristics, but all have in common heartfelt the effort and desires of museum pedagogues,

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Accessible interpretation of The Archaeological Museum of North Macedonia’ collection

Based on the recommendation from the “Access Survey Report” BMN member museum “The Archaeological Museum of North Macedonia” implemented a number of very interesting activities as a significant step in increasing its accessibility. This professional approach and concept was first implemented almost two years ago at the Bitola Institute and

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Creating Together – Learning Together

The workshop titled “Creating Together – Learning Together” is the third inclusive workshop within the project “Tinkering and Making for Human Rights – improving cultural participation of children”. The workshop is designed by the project partner “Zenica Vity Museum” and it will be held at the Public Institution Centre for

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ALBUM – innovative museum programme

The project Album was carried out in fall 2017 by three partner museums from the city of Zagreb and financed by the Ministry of Culture. It was initiated by Željka Sušić, a museum educator adviser from the Typhlological Museum in cooperation with the Ethnographic Museum and the Technical Museum Nikola

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Tactile Exhibition travels from Northern Macedonia to Serbia

At the National Museum of Leskovac, on December 24, 2019, visiting tactile exhibition from the collection of the National Institute and the Bitola Museum, Republic of Northern Macedonia, opened. The exhibition shows 20 tactile images of objects from the rich collections of the Museum in Bitola, as well as tactile

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Blue Artism in the Art Center Gracanica

A three-day art education programme for persons with different cognitive abilities was held in July 2019 in Gračanica (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Art Center Gračanica cooperated with Aida Sarac, a museum educator from the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina (member of the BMN) and the Futura association. Futura association takes care

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Access Survey 2019

The first round of Access Survey was conducted in 2018 in four member museums: The National Museum of Leskovac, NI Institute and Museum Bitola, Museum of Secret Surveillance: House of Leaves in Tirana and Museum of Vojvodina in Novi Sad. The pilot process was supported with the grant from the Headley

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National Museum of Leskovac improves inclusion thanks to access surveying process

“Thanks to taking part in the Access Survey process the National Museum of Leskovac was able to fulfill the basic human rights of disabled people who are now actively involved in the social and cultural life of the city, as creators and individuals that also realize the museums’ programme.” Suzana

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