Share your journey of creating inclusive museum experiences

CALL FOR ARTICLES PUBLICATION “INCLUSION IN THE BALKAN MUSEUMS: THE COLLECTION OF BEST PRACTICES” The Balkan Museum Network is preparing a publication titled “Inclusion in the Balkan Museum: the Collection of Best Practices”. The aims of the publication are: (1) to promote inclusive museum practices, especially those that use new

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Exhibition “Heritage touch” opened in Montenegro

In Podgorica, on September 18, 2023, the exhibition “Heritage touch” was opened in The Montenegro Library for Persons with Visual Impairments, which was realized by the Museum society of Montenegro in cooperation with the Balkan Museum Network. The exhibition is intended for blind people as the most vulnerable and marginalized

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Accessible museums, galleries and historical sites of the Balkans on one place 

As part of the regional project “Improving the accessibility of museums in the Balkans for people with disabilities”, a Map of accessible museums, galleries and historical sites was launched. Map of accessible museums, galleries and historical sites is the first map of its kind that contains the most important information

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New museum content for improved accessibility

Four Balkan museums improved the accessibility of their work for disabled people thanks to the regional project “Improving the accessibility of museums in the Balkans for people with disabilities”. In the Kikinda National Museum and the Homeland Museum of Knjaževac (Republic of Serbia), the Holocaust Memorial Center of the Macedonian

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Webinar “Innovation in inclusion, small steps toward great museums”

Join a free international webinar with inspiring examples of museum activities that increase access and inclusion of persons with disabilities in the activities of the museum and museum networks.  The webinar will take place on Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 15:00 – 18:00 CET on Zoom platform. Speakers at the webinar

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Take part in the survey, put your museum on the map

Within the regional project “Improving the accessibility of Balkan museums for people with disabilities”, which is implemented in partnership with museums from Kikinda, Knjazevac, Skopje and Visoko, a series of activities will be carried out aimed at supporting museums to increase their accessibility.  A special activity of this project is

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Digitization as protection of museum artifacts

The Homeland Museum in Visoko has started digitization of the museum artifacts: the legacy of Marica Vojnović, which consists of a collection of photographs, furniture, textile furniture and a collection of sacral objects from the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. The objects will be protected in

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Making Balkans Museums More Accessible

Museums of the Four Balkan countries are on a mission to increase accessibility for people with disabilities! During 2021 and 2022, the National Museum in Kikinda (Republic of Serbia), the Homeland Museum of Knjaževac (Republic of Serbia), the Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia (North Macedonia) and the

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FOCUS – Fostering of Capacities for Unique Senses for visitors

The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle for Independence has realized the project “FOCUS – Fostering of Capacities for Unique Senses for visitors”. The project had many results, such as access survey process and the report; the production of ten tactile images; production of the audio materijal; production of the video

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A Touch of Art

“National Institute and Museums – Bitola” invites you to the international webinar “A Touch of Art – the inclusion of visually impaired and blind people in museums” which will be held on 21 Jan 12021 in the period from 10:00 to 12:00, via the Zoom platform. The event consists of

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