Museum Souvenir of 2017

Does your museum produce original souvenirs based on your museum’s collections? Do you engage crafts persons in the production of souvenirs? For the first time, The Balkan Museum Network is inviting institutional members of the Network to submit an application for “The best craft-based museum souvenir of 2017″. Recognizing the

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Small grants 2018

APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL GRANTS 2018 ARE OPEN! If you have developed a projects proposal dealing with either access and inclusion of Deaf and disabled people in museums or interpretation of cultural heritage, apply to CHwB B&H and BMN grant. Maximum total amount requested can be up to 4.000 EUR. A

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“Meet, See, Do” Call for Applications

We invite museum and heritage professionals from the Balkan region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey) to submit an application for the sixth international museum conference “Meet, See, Do”. You can apply either as workshop facilitator or as

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Inclusive workshops and the digitisation process

Zenica City Museum finalized the implementation of the project “3D MUSE” which produced new museum services, developed educational activities and material, as well as improved the museum infrastructure and established new partnership, involving around 200 persons in total. The results of the project are a good basis for the continuation

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Access Group in Action

Members of the Balkan Museum Access Group (BMAG) have been very active in the past months visiting four museums, members of BMN. National museum of Leskovac; House of Leaves, The Museum of Secret Surveillance; Museum of Vojvodina; and Institute and Museum Bitola that applied to be the venue of access

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Communicate, challenge and provoque through storytelling

BMN Interpretation Working Group has met for the first time in a two-day training! November rain in Belgrade did not minimize the good spirit of team working and learning. Eleven museum and heritage professionals were led by very inspirational trainer Janja Sivec through several topics related to interpretation of cultural

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Crafting Access in Homeland Museum Knjazevac

The second Crafting Access training took place in October as an opportunity for colleagues from museums to share their experience and efforts to make their museum more accessible for disabled people. Four day long training gathered museum professionals, representatives of disabled people and craftspersons from Serbia, Bulgaria and FYR Macedonia

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BMAG received The Zero Project’s award

Balkan Museum Access Group (BMAG) has been recognised as an innovative practice by the The Zero Project, an initiative of the Essl Foundation, that focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. The Zero Project  provides a platform where the most innovative and effective solutions to problems that persons

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One MUSEUM – a lot of HOPE

The National Museum of Leskovac is implementing a project that will bring closer disabled children of this town to the Museum and their heritage. The project “One museum – a lot of hope is focused on providing equal access of disabled people to culture and the Museum, as well as

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Make your museum a better place

The Balkan Museum Network invites its institutional members to apply for a new access survey project which aims to detect museums barriers to Deaf and disabled people, and make recommendations for improvement. The Access Survey will be done in consultation with the museum’s staff within a couple of days (depending

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