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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Sharing and learning on inclusion

Inclusive museum practices in BiH were presented at the History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina on September 24 and 25, 2020 as the final conference of the project “Tinkering and Making for Human Rights – Improving Cultural Participation of Children with Disabilities”. “Museums around the world are increasingly striving to

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Strengthening inclusive museum education

September is full of activities towards strengthening inclusive museum education! We are inviting you to apply to two webinars that will be given by very experienced and knowledgeable regional experts. It is great honor to announce the webinars by Dragan and Zeljka! On Sep 16th at 3 p.m. Dragan Kiurski

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How accessible your social media channels are?

In the times of physical distancing your social media channels have never been more important and more active. But have you considered how accessible your communication is in different social media channels? Aiming to support digital skills of museum members and enabling them to work with diverse audiences, the Balkan Museum Network

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Accessible interpretation of The Archaeological Museum of North Macedonia’ collection

Based on the recommendation from the “Access Survey Report” BMN member museum “The Archaeological Museum of North Macedonia” implemented a number of very interesting activities as a significant step in increasing its accessibility. This professional approach and concept was first implemented almost two years ago at the Bitola Institute and

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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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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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