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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A Corner Where Magic Happens

The History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina has opened a special corner to host children who visit this institution, organized an exhibition and several workshops for autistic children. The History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina as one of Balkan Museum Network’s grantees has implemented a set of activities within the

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100 professionals at “the Conference that Makes the Difference”

An international museum conference titled “Meet, See, Do” attended by around 100 museum and heritage professionals from 13 countries was be held from 6 to 8 April 2017 in the premises of the Museum of Kosovo, Prishtina. Photo gallery is available at this LINK. The conference was organized by the

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BMN Assembly meeting 2017

Balkan Museum Network has held Association’s annual Assembly meeting in Prishtina on 8th of April 2017, during the 5th «Meet, See, Do» conference. Members of the BMN Steering Board Atila Hornok, Irena Ruzhin, Elma Hašimbegović, Tatjana Cvjetićanin, Jonathan Eaton, and Zana Hoxha presented the results that have been achieved in the past

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Small Grants for the Best Museum Project 2017

16 member museums of the Balkan Museum Network applied on the Small Grants call with project ideas focused on access and inclusion of Deaf and disabled people in museums, and digitization in museums. Three out of 16 applications were granted and these are projects of the National Museum of Leskovac

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