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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Call for Proposals: Interpretation Workshops

The Balkan Museum Network (BMN) is inviting individuals, professional associations, companies and public institutions to submit a proposal for two two-day interpretation capacity building workshop. The workshop is aimed at members of the Interpretation Working Group that would contain up to 15 museum and heritage professionals from 7 countries of

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Call for Applications – Interpretation Working Group

Following the previous work of the Balkan Museum Network (BMN) in interpretation and the interest that it has sparked among the museum and heritage professionals, the BMN is establishing an Interpretation Working Group (IWG). The IWG would be made up of people working in museums and heritage organisations in the Balkans,

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Small Grants for the Best Museum Projects

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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Time to elect four new members of the Steering Board

Should you wish to apply to become a Balkan Museum Network’s Steering Board member, please review The Call for Applications and The Guidelines for the Applications. Candidates for the BMN Steering Board should have experience preferably in the museum field or in the heritage field, must be a member of

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