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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Webinar: Examples of Increased Access to Museums and Heritage

On December 3rd, 2021, N.I. “Institute and museum Bitola” in cooperation with “The Balkan Museum Network” organizes webinar titled “Examples of Increased Access to Museums and Heritage”. Four great speakers will present excellent examples from the region: Željka Sušić – “KORAZH- Elderly and Museum” (Croatia); Aida Šarac – “Blue artism:

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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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Welcoming disabled people with audio and Braille

The Museum of Old Herzegovina in Foča (BiH) is realizing the project “Touch of the Past – Inclusion in the Museum”. Children and disabled young people from the Service Center “Tračak nade / A ray of hope” and members of the Inter-Municipal Organization of Blind and Visually Impaired People from

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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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Increasing museum access

Archaeological Museum of Republic of North Macedonia produced ten tactile images with Braille, displayed in the exhibition area near the original artifacts, with one main reason – increasing the inclusiveness. Taking an advantage of the Covid-19 situation the museum has published educational videos in sign language on museum’s social media

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Examples of inclusive museum practices in BiH

The Balkans Museum Network has collected some of the examples of museum work in Bosnia and Herzegovina around inclusion of disabled people. Examples differ in their scope, frequency, thematic focus, number of partners, participants and other characteristics, but all have in common heartfelt the effort and desires of museum pedagogues,

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