Balkan Museums without Barriers – An overview of the conference

Regional conference “Balkan Museums without Barriers” was full of fantastic presentations and workshops! On 28 October 2014 the conference was opened by Aida Vezic and Dr. Diana Walters from the Cultural Heritage without Borders, and Ms. Giorsetti Jeannette and Ms. Anna Maria Kosmoglou from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Ms. Michele

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Increasing the accessibility of museums in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The project “Disabled People in museums” will be implemented in B&H aiming to increase the accessibility of museums for the disabled people and to enable their participation in the museum activities.A lso the project will strengthen the connections between museums and associations of disabled people, as the basis for more

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Learning and sharing at ‘The Best in Heritage’ conference (Dubrovnik, Croatia, 25 – 27 September 2014 (13th Edition)

Two members of the BMN Steering Board, Atila Hornok and Etleva Demollari took part at the great “festival” of world heritage – “The Best in Heritage” conference, which has been organized for the last 13 years, to promote the best museum projects and museums that have won the prize in

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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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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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