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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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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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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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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Increase of accessibility of Museum contents and meanings for persons with disabilities (PwDs) by using Digital Technologies – analysis of questionnaire results

During the second half of March 2023, Balkan Museum Network (BMN) conducted a survey to determine how many members use digital technologies (DT) to increase accessibility for socially vulnerable groups of people with disabilities. Ten member museums have filled out the online questionnaire which was designed and analysed by Aida

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AURORA has started on January 1st 2023

We are happy to inform you that BMN is one of the partners in a three-year project titled AURORA – Artwork Unique RecognitiOn and tRacking through chemicAl encoded data, miniaturized devices and blockchain alliance led by the TECHEDGE SPA Italy and funded through HORIZON EU Research and Innovation Actions. Photos:

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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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