Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in the Time of Crisis – Meet, See, Do 2024

The topic of the next year’s international museum conference that makes the difference “Meet, See, Do” will be Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in the Time of Crisis. MSD 2024 will be held in Montenegro, where we will partner with our great member Museum and Gallery Tivat. We are happy to have

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The fight against smuggling of cultural goods in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Artifacts are constantly threatened by so many different actions, most notably looting, smuggling, and illicit trade. One of the major consequences of these illegal activities is the dissociation, meaning the loss of information associated with an object, such as origin, identification and location, without which the object loses its significance.

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Join the conversation

As we approach the final chapter of 2023, let’s gather for a moment of reflection, celebration, and inspiration! Join us for a transformative online event on December 21st, 2023 at 2 p.m. to rewind the tape of the year that unfolded. In the realm of screens and stories, we’ll delve

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Zenica City Museum – Playing Middle Ages

Writen by: Vedrana Arsenić, Zenica City Museum Zenica City Museum has been nurturing the concept of an open museum for years. One of the most important components of this type of activity and influence is interactive work with the audience, especially with children. We constantly strive, through various activities, to

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Calling on researchers working in and with museums

We would love to hear from museum colleagues from the Balkan Museum Network and other organizations and institutions who are currently conducting research. Let us know about your scientific area within the heritage and museum sectors, including heritage institutes, agencies and other GLAM institutions. BMN is a partner in in

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Enhancing Museum Accessibility for the Visually Impaired: A Comprehensive Bibliography

In an effort to explore the needs of visually impaired individuals in the museum context, the “Balkan Museum Network” has spearheaded the introductory step of the International Project SHIFT. Thanks to Aida Šarac Berbić a bibliography that delves into published works focusing on the integration of digital technologies to enhance

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Have you read examples of digital learning and education in museums

In fifteen case studies collected by NEMO LEM (Learning Museum) Working Group you can find inspiration on how your colleagues are using different technologies to support engagement and learning in museums. Brows through the publication and find an example from BMN member museum Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina and

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Understanding Museum Object Theft: A Survey for BMN Members

Understanding museum object theft is essential for safeguarding cultural heritage, protecting financial assets, enhancing security measures, complying with legal and ethical standards, raising public awareness, fostering international collaboration, and guiding technological advancements and policy development. This survey aims to contribute to these important goals by gathering valuable insights from museum

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Welcoming new members in the Balkan Museum Network

BMN is constantly growing as a network and we are happy to welcome new museum institutions and heritage professionals that have Joined us in Joining Hands. Until September 2023, 3 museums and 4 museum and heratege professionals have joined us. We look forward to our successful future collaboration! Welcome! Institutions

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SHIFT Consortium meets stakeholders and reviews use cases

The SHIFT Consortium held its second in-person meeting earlier this month in Knjaževac, Serbia. The thirteen consortium partners were hosted on 15th – 16th June by the Homeland Museum of Knjaževac, part of the Balkan Museum Network. “We had a great opportunity to take stock of all the progress that

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