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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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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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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Exhibition “Heritage touch” opened in Montenegro

In Podgorica, on September 18, 2023, the exhibition “Heritage touch” was opened in The Montenegro Library for Persons with Visual Impairments, which was realized by the Museum society of Montenegro in cooperation with the Balkan Museum Network. The exhibition is intended for blind people as the most vulnerable and marginalized

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Projects implemented with the support of BMN Small Grants fund

We are very happy to inform you that six museum projects have received funding from BMN Small Grants 2023, thanks to generous support of the Hedley Trust UK. Congratulations to the following institutions are their inspiring projects: MuZEH Lab – Toys and Plays and the forgotten childhood Museum Society of

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BMN Small Grants 2023: The Call for Proposals

We are inviting members to apply to a competitive public call under “Small grants 2023” scheme. Up to 1.200 EUR will be granted to up to 5 member museums in one or more thematic areas: Collection care Audience engagement Heritage interpretation The topics can be viewed from the perspective of

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Khanga and Kitenge Textiles Interpretation

Museum of African Art, Belgrade The objective of the project carried out at the Museum of African Art was to explore and produce new forms of heritage interpretation pertaining to colourful industrial textiles called khanga and kitenge, which are widely used on the African continent: the khanga cloth is a

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The Bag Full of Toys

War Childhood Museum from Sarajevo (WCM) selected stories about museum objects and printed them in Braille. Also replicas of toys that are museum objects were produced. An inclusive workshop inspired by the Museum’s collection was held. The workshop aimed to make different stories and objects accessible to museums’s participants, blind

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Children color history of Jablanica

The Museum „Battle for the Wounded on Neretva River“ Jablanica realized the project „Creating Interpretive Coloring Books“ by implementing two workshops and publishing their first coloring book. The participants of the first workshop, members of local NGO Art Assocciation “Neretva”, made drawings for the coloring book. The drawings were later

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MuZEH Lab Jorgan and Artisans-lost nostalgia

Is not always easy deepening into nostalgia, but when it comes to Jorgans-Quilts, then the conversation is pleasant, especially as women are emotionally connected with this beautiful, creative and everyday object. MuZEH Lab has undertaken some deepen interviews-conversation inside our Lab room for the purpose of collecting the narratives about

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