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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Accessible museum web site and catalogue in Braille

The National Museum of Secret Surveillance: “House of Leaves” has improved the services of the museum for disabled people, especially for visually impaired visitors. The official website of the museum was made readable for the blind people with the assistance of IT experts. New multimedia content is produced and published

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Traveling exhibitions from the Institute and Museum Bitola come to Zenica City Museum

The Balkan Museum Networkconnects institutions, people and makes new partnerships. In 2018, the Public Institution Zenica City Museum (BiH) and the Institute and Museum Bitola (North Macedonia) formed new friendship and worked to raise the accessibility of these two museum institutions as part of the BMN supported small project “Touching

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Tandem Western Balkans: Apply Now!

You and your initiative, organisation, institution or social enterprise can apply until 20 September 2019 (23:59 CET). For our first edition of Tandem Western Balkans, we are looking for cultural managers, activists, architects or artists, as well as young professionals connected to civil society organisations, public institutions or creative enterprises

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Tinkering and Making for Human Rights – improving cultural participation of children with disabilities has started

In the next 12 months (July 2019 – June 2020) the Balkan Museum Network will implement the project “Tinkering and Making for Human Rights – improving cultural participation of children with disabilities” in partnership with the CIty Museum in Zenica and Museum of Herzegovina Trebinje, focusing on developing, documenting and

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M2M – heritage professionals receive mobility grant

Two individual members of the Balkan Museum Network have received mobility scholarship #M2M of 300 euros. Ana Vishinova from Museum of Macedonian Struggle – Skopje will travel to Museum of Yugoslavia in October 2019 to research the historic period covered by the museum’s collection as well as the issue of

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Museum Souvenir Award 2019

Does your museum produce original souvenirs based on your museum’s collections? Do you engage crafts persons in the production of souvenirs? The Balkan Museum Network is inviting institutional members of the Network to submit an application for “Museum Souvenir Award”. Recognizing the potential of crafts in the production of innovative

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“Meet, See, Do – LAB”: Excellence in Museum Education – successful two way exchange of good practices

The first “Meet, See, Do – LAB: Excellence in Museum Education was an inspiring event for museum professionals and the students from the department of Pedagogy at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University in Sarajevo that took part in this one day event. Held in the Historical Museum of

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Museum of Vojvodina in Novi sad improves its access

Museum of Vojvodina hosted two access consultants Lejla Agic and Dr Irena Ruzin from the Balkan Museum Access Group in 2018. The recommendation which had immediate implications on improved access was improving the existing orientation in the museum building. With the financial help of the Headley Trust UK Museum of

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Museum Directory “Accessible Services in the Balkan Museums”

Celebrating the results of more than 30 projects that have been realised in the period 2013-2018 BMN is preparing a brochure with  the flagship features that make a museum more accessible. Museum Directory will list the features that make museums’s collections and exhibitions more accessible and improve heritage interpretation. The

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