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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

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

Happy International Museum Day

Happy International Museum Day #IMD2020 See more: https://icom.museum/en/

18 May 2020MGCI

Museum Studies Survey

To celebrate 30 years of Museum and Gallery Studies at the University of St Andrews, we were planning a conference, Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future.  Although the conference has been cancelled due to COVID 19, we want to carry on with a survey which was intended to inform discussions at the conference. We want to…

15 April 2020MGCI

CANCELLED: Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future Conference

Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future Conference  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 cancel our upcoming Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future conference, 7-8th May 2020. A full refund will be issued to those who have already booked their…

12 February 2020MGCI

Community Heritage (RSE)

Watch the LIVE Stream of the International Conference on Community Heritage by clicking here.   Community Heritage Scotland was a pilot project from 2018 which aimed to explore the ways in which people work and engage with heritage in their communities, while also aiming to bring about positive change in a sector which is not…

16 October 2019MGCI

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

John Paterson Artwork Project (SFC)

The project is to develop a workforce plan for a Heritage Community Centre, identifying the new skills and expertise that will be required for the successful and sustainable operation of the organisation. The centre will be based on the extensive and exceptional collection of paintings and business memorabilia of John Paterson (1872-1945) and will serve…

16 October 2019MGCI

Community Crafts and Cultures (SFC GCRF)

This SFC GCRF project sought to support and empower three indigenous communities identified by the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica towards a sustainable future, through a collaborative fit-for-purpose practical solution to problems identified by the communities relating their artisan production and promotion. Partnerships The University of St Andrews in Scotland: Coordinator Dr Karen Brown and…

16 October 2019MGCI