“Stories from the past” for better inclusion

“I believe that with this project we got new visitors, and more important new friends of the museum. Zenica City Museum employees who were involved in the project learned more about accessibility and work with disabled persons”, said Vedrana Mioč, from Zenica City Museum who coordinated the project “Stories from

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Five museum projects to be implemented until the end of 2015

Through the activities of the Balkan Museum Network and Cultural Heritage without Borders Bosnia and Herzegovina, five museum projects will be awarded a financial grants of up to € 3.000. The projects will be realized with the financial support of the Government of Sweden. We are happy to announce that

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Institutions that have submitted the applications to the Call for Project Proposals

Thank you all for submitting the project proposal to the call for projects! Please find bellow the list of the institutions that have submitted the proposal. All applicants will be informed about the results of the evaluation until 15 May. Stay tuned for more information.  National Institute for Protection of

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Call for Museum Projects!

  Are you a museum from the western Balkans? And you want to cooperate with other museums or civil society organizations or artists in solving a problem of your local community? If you would like to develop your project management capacities, If you support values of the Balkan Museum Network

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Finalisation of seven museum projects for access and inclusion

Hundreds of people from the Western Balkans participated in different activities organized and implemented by members of the Balkan Museum Network in the last two years. Nenad Vukeljić from Zrenjanin (Serbia) is one of them. As a member of a local organization of blind and visually impaired people, Nenad participated

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Museum in a Suitcase – Workshop in the National Museum for disabled children

As one of the projects that was implemented as part of Cultural Heritage without Borders and Balkan Museum Network’s activities on improving access in the museums in the western Balkans, the National Museum of BiH has been one of the museums that has in 2011 created a museum in a

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“Touch the History”

History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina has dedicated to make museum more accessible to blind and partially sighted persons, through the project “Touch the History.” On the beginning of the project, they have significantly reduce ticket price for the persons with disabilities (80% reduction). In a following period, together with

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“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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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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