SHIFT has started on Oct 1

We are happy to inform you that BMN is one of the partners in a three year project titled SHIFT – «MetamorphoSis of cultural Heritage Into augmented hypermedia assets For enhanced accessibiliTy and inclusion” led by the SOFTWARE IMAGINATION & VISION SRL from Romania and funded through Horizon EU program.

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Khanga and Kitenge Textiles Interpretation

Museum of African Art, Belgrade The objective of the project carried out at the Museum of African Art was to explore and produce new forms of heritage interpretation pertaining to colourful industrial textiles called khanga and kitenge, which are widely used on the African continent: the khanga cloth is a

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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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The Bag Full of Toys

War Childhood Museum from Sarajevo (WCM) selected stories about museum objects and printed them in Braille. Also replicas of toys that are museum objects were produced. An inclusive workshop inspired by the Museum’s collection was held. The workshop aimed to make different stories and objects accessible to museums’s participants, blind

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Children color history of Jablanica

The Museum „Battle for the Wounded on Neretva River“ Jablanica realized the project „Creating Interpretive Coloring Books“ by implementing two workshops and publishing their first coloring book. The participants of the first workshop, members of local NGO Art Assocciation “Neretva”, made drawings for the coloring book. The drawings were later

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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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MuZEH Lab Jorgan and Artisans-lost nostalgia

Is not always easy deepening into nostalgia, but when it comes to Jorgans-Quilts, then the conversation is pleasant, especially as women are emotionally connected with this beautiful, creative and everyday object. MuZEH Lab has undertaken some deepen interviews-conversation inside our Lab room for the purpose of collecting the narratives about

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Solidarity with Ukraine

The Balkan Museum Network expresses its deep concern for the loss of human lives and the destruction of cultural heritage monuments in Ukraine. We plead the sides in this horrible conflict to immediately stop the war. We condemn the suffering of innocent humans and devastations to culture and heritage, as the region that

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Fourth transnational project meeting of ToMiMEUs project

The fourth Transnational Meeting of the project Towards a Multisensory and Inclusive Museum for Individuals with Sensory Disabilities / TOMIMEUS was held in Istanbul, on January 24 and 25, 2022. The meeting was organized by the Turkish Regional Directorate of Railways. Topics that were discussed at the meeting included the

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Highlights of 2021

You can read an overview of highlights of BMN activities in 2021 in this pdf document. 

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