EU-LAC Museums project entering into its final week of activities

EU-LAC Museums project is entering into its final week of activities The School of Art History and Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) coordinated “EU-LAC Museums: Museums and Community: Concepts, Experiences, and Sustainability in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean” is entering into its final week of activities (September 2016 – January 2021).  Led by … Read more

What is a community museum in your region? Survey

We invite you to participate in a research survey about the scope and perception of the concept of ‘community museum’. Link to survey here. Our overarching aim is to understand the concept in different contexts, and the study will conclude with a publically-accessible report containing the anonymised data, including quotations, but excluding any personal information supplied by the … Read more

Call for Papers: ‘Museums and Community Action: Decolonising the Curriculum’

#CallForPapers 📄🚨🔔🌎 Download the Call for Papers Museums and Community Action: Decolonising the Curriculum, Webinar, 10-11 December 2020 University of St Andrews Icofom – International Committee for Museology   The Special Project Museums, Community Action and Decolonisation (2020-2022), proposed by Icofom – International Committee for Museology for this triennial, aims to foster international debates and … Read more

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Webinars via YouTube

You can now watch 👀 our EU-LAC-MUSEUMS webinar series on our YouTube channel 🌎 #eulacmuseums #horizon2020 #h2020 #sustainablemuseums With 21 invited speakers, we reached 905 people who registered from 35 countries via Zoom and Facebook. 👇URL links below:   Webinar 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWzl7FLmKkg Webinar 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQXtHZ0v-cQ Webinar 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8quf-77q4Sc  

Proceedings on the International Community Heritage Conference

“Community Heritage” is front and centre of many new heritage strategies and visitor attractions in Scotland, and yet it is largely managed by volunteers and lacks definition as a sector in its own right. Over the past two years, the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) at the University of St Andrews has worked in … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more