Creating Together – Learning Together

The workshop titled “Creating Together – Learning Together” is the third inclusive workshop within the project “Tinkering and Making for Human Rights – improving cultural participation of children”. The workshop is designed by the project partner “Zenica Vity Museum” and it will be held at the Public Institution Centre for

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ALBUM – innovative museum programme

The project Album was carried out in fall 2017 by three partner museums from the city of Zagreb and financed by the Ministry of Culture. It was initiated by Željka Sušić, a museum educator adviser from the Typhlological Museum in cooperation with the Ethnographic Museum and the Technical Museum Nikola

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Tactile Exhibition travels from Northern Macedonia to Serbia

At the National Museum of Leskovac, on December 24, 2019, visiting tactile exhibition from the collection of the National Institute and the Bitola Museum, Republic of Northern Macedonia, opened. The exhibition shows 20 tactile images of objects from the rich collections of the Museum in Bitola, as well as tactile

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Blue Artism in the Art Center Gracanica

A three-day art education programme for persons with different cognitive abilities was held in July 2019 in Gračanica (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Art Center Gračanica cooperated with Aida Sarac, a museum educator from the Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina (member of the BMN) and the Futura association. Futura association takes care

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Access Survey 2019

The first round of Access Survey was conducted in 2018 in four member museums: The National Museum of Leskovac, NI Institute and Museum Bitola, Museum of Secret Surveillance: House of Leaves in Tirana and Museum of Vojvodina in Novi Sad. The pilot process was supported with the grant from the Headley

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National Museum of Leskovac improves inclusion thanks to access surveying process

“Thanks to taking part in the Access Survey process the National Museum of Leskovac was able to fulfill the basic human rights of disabled people who are now actively involved in the social and cultural life of the city, as creators and individuals that also realize the museums’ programme.” Suzana

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Increased accessibility and improved interpretation of NI Institute and museum Bitola with new services for visitors

With a small grant from the Balkan Museum Network, cultural heritage in the museum of Bitola is presented in a new way, taking into account that the website of the Bitola Museum is already designed as “responsive”, suitable for viewing on all mobile devices. Some activities that increased the accessibility

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How am I suppose to say it; Terminology and language about disability

One of the first steps to create an accessible cultural space is the language we use to reach disabled people who visit or plan to visit it. How can we adopt a human-centered language that is free of stereotypical perceptions that will contribute to the equal participation of all in

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Crafting Access training in Zenica, 09 – 13 July 2018

For the third time the craftspersons met with the museum professionals, disabled people and disabled people’s’ associations. The third “Crafting Access” workshop took part in the City Museum Zenica (after the workshops in Gjirokastra and Knjaževac) gathering members of the Balkan Museum Network from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. The

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“Museum for all”, a seminar for the museum staff in Macedonia

The Macedonian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (MNC ICOM), in cooperation with the Balkan Network of Museums and the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle organized a seminar on June 22, 2018. The idea behind this seminar was to assess the current conditions and technical solutions for accessibility

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