Call for Nominations: The Peace Curator Prize for the Western Balkan region

In a world still grappling with the remnants of past conflicts and the emergence of new divisions, the mission of peace-building, reconciliation and intercultural dialogue, remains a cornerstone of societal progress. Heritage professionals, through their dedicated efforts, play a crucial role in bridging divides, fostering understanding, and healing wounds that

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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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Heritage Touch

The “Heritage Touch” project was designed for blind individuals, who are among the most vulnerable and marginalized groups of museum visitors. In an effort to improve accessibility for blind people in Montenegrin museums, the Museum Society collaborated with the Natural History Museum of Montenegro, the Homeland Museum of Pljevlja, the

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Winners of the Small Grants 2024 Call

After evaluating 8 received applications in line with evaluation criteria and available budget, we are happy to inform you that in the next period 5 museum members will implement their projects. We wish to thank the Headley Trust UK for their financial support and making this re-granting scheme to cultural

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Recording of the Webinar on “Metadata in Museum’s Collections”

Webinar on “Metadata in Museum’s Collections” that was held on February 13, 2024, provided an in-depth exploration of the critical role of metadata and descriptions in the management of museum collections and artifacts. The session illuminated how metadata serves as the backbone for organizing, preserving, and interpreting museum items, acting

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Webinar: Metadata in museum collections

Do you know what the objectives of the European project SHIFT are? Would you like to understand the importance of metadata and descriptions in managing museum collections and artifacts? Are you using the Omeka and Omeka S platforms? What strategies exist for the effective digital cataloging of collections and sub-collections?

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Apply to Meet, See, Do 2024 Conference

Join us at the prestigious ‘Meet, See, Do 2024 – International Museum Conference that Makes the Difference’ in Tivat, Montenegro, on 18-19 April 2024. Together, we can safeguard cultural heritage during crises and truly make a difference in the field! ‘Meet, See, Do’ promises to inspire, facilitate the sharing of

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Youth Museum Theatre – a program for adolescents

In the National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, adolescents are common visitors during organized high-school visits, but we lack their self-motivated visits. With this program (implemented from September until December 2023) we wanted to make the contents of our museum’s collection more relevant to the life experiences of adolescents and

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Museum of Vojvodina, Picture book Who’s been nibbling?

The Museum of Vojvodina has one of the oldest pedagogical services in the Republic of Serbia. Museum pedagogues and educators create programs for different categories of audience, but the most beautiful and favorite programs are those created for the youngest visitors. Although several publications for children have been published, for

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BMN Small Grants 2024: The Call for Proposals

The final call for small grants projects is out and we are inviting member museums to apply to a competitive public call under “Small grants 2024” scheme. Did you know that through the Balkan Museum Network more than 50 projects were supported since 2010? Member institutions can apply for project

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