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Webinar 3: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis: technology’

To register visit: https://bit.ly/30WLCzT  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of…

18 June 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS MGCI

Webinar 2: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis: community experience’

To register visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZGq9gy23Q62TS4sWzJqqVg  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of reinforcing…

18 June 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS MGCI

Luis Repetto Málaga 1953-2020

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our dear friend, colleague and Peruvian Principal Investigator Luis Repetto Málaga. On behalf of the Museums, Galleries and Collections Insitute (MGCI), School of Art History, the University of St Andrews, the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project and our institutions we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to his…

10 June 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

Webinar 1: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis’

To register visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R6URiRHVQDep8Cv0apt4Aw In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of…

20 May 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS MGCI

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS: Final General Assembly

School of Art History and MGCI coordinated EU-LAC-MUSEUMS held it’s final general assembly online with presentations from across the consortium detailing research from communities across Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. During COVID-19, we have found new and innovative ways to share and learn together bi-regionally. The meeting was attended by Principal Investigators, Researchers and…

25 April 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

ICOM: Reflections on EU-LAC Bi-Regional Youth Exchange

ICOM has published an article on its website and social media platforms regarding the MGCI coordinated bi-regional youth exchange entitled ‘Reflections on EU-LAC Museums: Bi-Regional Youth Exchange’. The article has been written by MGCI PhD Student Kate Keohane. The initiative was organised by the University of St Andrews, and led by Jamie Allan Brown (University…

20 April 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS: Statement of solidarity during the Coronavirus pandemic

Statement of solidarity during the Coronavirus pandemic As a consortium of museum researchers, practitioners, and policymakers facing the unprecedented global situation around COVID-19, we take this moment to reflect on the role of museum communities and community museums in the world, as experienced through our Horizon 2020 project EU-LAC Museums. On behalf of the project…

14 April 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

“Museums as Tools for Sustainable Community Development” by Dr Karen Brown and Luis Repetto Málaga

📣 Read the latest @ArtHistoryStA @EULACMuseums article by @MGSStAndrews Dr Karen Brown and Luis Repetto Málaga “Museums as Tools for Sustainable Community Development: Four Archaeological Museums in Northern Peru” URL: https://bit.ly/2UIu8Ce #horizon2020 #globalstandrews    

27 March 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

POSTPONED: EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Final General Assembly in Costa Rica

Due to the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is with sincere regret that the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) has decided to postpone our upcoming EU-LAC-MUSEUMS General Assembly, 23-28 March 2020.   The final EU-LAC-MUSEUMS General Assembly will be held in Costa Rica’s Finca 6 archaeological site, Museo Comunitario de Boruca and the Museo Comunitario…

20 February 2020EU-LAC-MUSEUMS

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS (EU Horizon 2020)

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS is an international research project funded by Horizon 2020 –  the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever. Our research falls under the Call “Europe as a Global Actor – INT12 (2013-14) – The cultural, scientific and social dimension of EU-LAC relations”, and our aim is to build close connections between Europe and Latin America and…

16 October 2019EU-LAC-MUSEUMS MGCI