Museums have no borders,
they have a network
The call was addressed to National and International Committees, Regional Alliances and Affiliated Organisations and sought to favour projects bringing together numerous committees in order to foster cooperation.
The ICOM Strategic Allocation Review Committee (SAREC) is intended to review the subvention applications submitted to ICOM by its Committees, Regional Alliances and Affiliated Organisations as they relate to the frame of the organisation’s Strategic Plan and based on their capacity of implementation while reaching their objectives with full consumption of the given funds.
Its tasks cover on the one hand the subventions for International Committees and Regional Alliances and on the other hand, the assessment of projects in order to review all the requests with the most comprehensive and strategic vision.
As museums evolve amidst a changing society and fluctuating public policies, so do their social responsibilities.

#Museums, by addressing contemporary societal issues, past and current injustices as well as difficult histories, have an important role to play in supporting #peace and human rights.

They can do so by becoming a space for dialogue among and between diverse communities, and by fostering creative problem-solving. ICOM and its network seek to promote these discussions through mobilizing the international museum community and its many stakeholders.

Sep 21

We were excited to discover what you thought of #museums of today and tomorrow 🌿

Check out what we have found out!👐

Sep 16
#ICOMVoices 📣out now
"The ‘emotional turn’ in museum practice" by Marzia Varutti

🔭All museums engender #emotions: what is represented in an exhibition may influence what visitors will know, think, remember and do – as a consequence of how they felt while experiencing it.

#Museums have aimed to affect visitors since the emergence of 16th century cabinets of curiosity and their wondrous contents. In the 19th century, the Great Exhibitions – large fairs displaying the cultural and industrial achievements of nations – amazed visitors with the scale, ingenuity and exoticism of their displays; these emotional reactions served as a basis for museums to instil, envision, and materialise ideologies of nationalism, imperialism and modernity. Contemporary museums continue to leverage the establishment of emotional connections with visitors through carefully curated exhibitions.

In this article, Marzia Varutti presents 3️⃣ complementary perspectives on how emotions are transforming museum practice, by provoking the rethinking of exhibition design, institutional re-assessment, and new ideas and approaches engendered by research.

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Sep 15
⏳Deadline: September 16, 2022
Don't miss your chance to apply for #ICOM_Training🤩🌍

📖In November 2022 museum professionals from Nigeria will have the opportunity to participate in a training programme to develop a holistic understanding of the functions of a museum and identify and recognise the need to promote participatory and interdisciplinary projects.

The objective of this training is to offer museum professionals different strategies and tools that contemporary Nigerian museums can use to protect and communicate their country’s heritage in a participatory manner.

📍This programme will take place in Lagos, Nigeria, from 21 to 25 November 2022, and a series of grants will be offered to 25-30 participants.

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Sep 14
We are pleased to announce the publication of the new Dictionary of Museology (French edition), jointly published by Armand Colin (Dunod) and ICOM, and edited by François Mairesse.

The Dictionary of Museology is the product of several years of research and contributions by an international team of experts and authors. More than 1,200 entries, arranged into seven themes, analyse and contextualise terms used in the museum field, from the most academic (exhibition, artefact, intangible heritage, cabinet of curiosity) to the most contemporary (NFT, memory spots, cybermuseum…).

We hope that the Dictionary of Museology will allow its readers to use a common language, accessible to museum professionals of all disciplines and cultures.

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Sep 7
ICOM is offering a Special Grants round in response to the war in #Ukraine and its impacts on neighbouring countries. Open to countries which are supporting, or wanting to support, Ukrainian #museums and #museumprofessionals.

🕒Deadline: 14 Oct

🗓️Join our dedicated Q&A Session on 20 Septembre 2022, 14:00- 15:00 (CET)

How to apply, Q&A Registration form (EN, FR, ES) 👉link in bio

Sep 5
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