“Mitrovica je t’aime”

“Mitrovica je t’aime” is a project implemented by the Museum of Mitrovica, under the Negotiating and Past/Storytelling category of a small grants programme of the Balkan Museum Network. Project aims to raise the awareness on the cultural diversity of the city, from a bright/positive opinions from different ethnicities living in

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Balkan Museums without Barriers: Continuing to develop disabled people’s access to museums and heritage in the Western Balkans

Cultural Heritage without Borders and Balkan Museum Network are proud to announce the opening of applications for the museum conference on access and inclusion „Balkan Museums without Barriers“ that will take place in Sarajevo on Oct 28th – 29th, 2014. This conference will offer interactive workshops, keynote presentations, networking opportunities

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Return Memories of the Old Ohrid Fishing Boat

Project „Return Memories of the Old Ohrid Fishing Boat“ is in the process of implementation by the National Institute for Protection of Monuments of Culture and Museum – Ohrid, as one of the seven projects funded under the small grants programme by the Balkan Museum Network. Old Ohrid Fishing Boat

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Children in culture

Under the small grants programme of the Balkan Museum Network, Museum of Tešanj is currently implementing a project „Children in Culture“, that aims to, by creating a favorable environment, socially empower and integrate families with children with disabilities into the local community through creative workshops. Project started with implementation in

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Audio and video guide through permanent exhibition of National museum in Zrenjanin

As one of the seven museums included in a small grants programme of the Balkan Museum Network, National Museum in Zrenjanin is working on a project to modernize access for visitors with disabilities. Dedicated team from the museum in Zrenjanin is developing this project in a way they are making

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Apply now for a museum conservation training in Mitrovica

There’s a little more than a week left to apply for Cultural Heritage without Borders‘ Regional Restoration Camp (RRC) for museum conservation, which will take place in Mitrovica, Kosovo, September 13 – 27. This 20th RRC will focus on the conservation of movable objects and interpretation within a museum setting. Application

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Exhibition “1+1 Life and Love” in Glasgow

In a busy community centre in Glasgow, ideas, colours, cloth and thread move fast, sewing machines whirring as many hands from many countries put the finishing touches to contemporary Balkans costumes which will form part of 1+1: Life and Love in Glasgow. 1+1: Life and Love will be launched in

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Seven projects to be implemented until the end of 2014

Through the activities of CHwB and with the financial support of government of Sweden and Stavros Niarchos Foundation (as part of its initiative to develop disability inclusion in museums in the Western Balkans) we are happy to announce that following museums will be awarded grants of up to €4.000: Museum:

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Call for Applications – Women’s International Leadership Development (WILD) 2014

The WILD programme is an initiative aimed and supporting female leaders in the cultural sector of six western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro & Serbia). The first group of WILD women graduated from the programme in 2013. In WILD2 a small group of women (maximum 8)

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Meet, See, Do 2: Annual Conference of the Balkan Museum Network

In Tirana, Albania, from April 8th to 10th, regional conference Meet See Do 2 was held, organized by the Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB) and Balkan Museum Network (BMN). This conference was realized in the partnership with one of the BMN members, Historical Museum of Albania (Museu Historik Kombetar) from

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