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  

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

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more