The First “Meet, See, Do – LAB”: Excellence in Museum Education

The first “Meet, See, Do – LAB” will take place on Monday, 20th of May 2019, in the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo (duration of the event is from 09-17 hours). MSD LAB will offer three hands-on workshops that will be run by international experts from Oslo

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M2M (Museum2Museum): supporting the mobility of museum professionals

Would you like to spend a week[1] in another museum learning and sharing? Do you have a concrete learning need, or missing a skill? Do you have a collaboration project on your mind that you would like to develop? Maybe you would like to use the archives, the depot, collections

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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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Increased accessibility and improved interpretation of NI Institute and museum Bitola with new services for visitors

With a small grant from the Balkan Museum Network, cultural heritage in the museum of Bitola is presented in a new way, taking into account that the website of the Bitola Museum is already designed as “responsive”, suitable for viewing on all mobile devices. Some activities that increased the accessibility

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How am I suppose to say it; Terminology and language about disability

One of the first steps to create an accessible cultural space is the language we use to reach disabled people who visit or plan to visit it. How can we adopt a human-centered language that is free of stereotypical perceptions that will contribute to the equal participation of all in

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Presentation of BMN at the UK Museum Association conference in Belfast

Dina Walters, Milena Milosevic Micic and Aida Vezic held one hour session titled “Building with the broken” at the UK Museum Association conference in Belfast that was held on 08-10 November 2018. The objectives of the session were to outline the Balkan situation; to outline how and why the BMN

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Meet, See, Do conference is postponed for 2020

BMN conference “Meet, See, Do” is postponed. Unfortunately we are not able to hold a conference in 2019 and are working toward having it in 2020 with the aim to have bi-annual conference. We are also inviting all members interested in hosting the conference to contact Secretary General or a

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Crafting Access training in Zenica, 09 – 13 July 2018

For the third time the craftspersons met with the museum professionals, disabled people and disabled people’s’ associations. The third “Crafting Access” workshop took part in the City Museum Zenica (after the workshops in Gjirokastra and Knjaževac) gathering members of the Balkan Museum Network from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. The

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“Museum for all”, a seminar for the museum staff in Macedonia

The Macedonian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (MNC ICOM), in cooperation with the Balkan Network of Museums and the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle organized a seminar on June 22, 2018. The idea behind this seminar was to assess the current conditions and technical solutions for accessibility

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