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Access Group in Action

Access Group in Action

Members of the Balkan Museum Access Group (BMAG) have been very active in the past months visiting four museums, members of BMN. National museum of Leskovac; House of Leaves, The Museum of Secret Surveillance; Museum of Vojvodina; and Institute and Museum Bitola that applied to…

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Crafting Access in Homeland Museum Knjazevac

Crafting Access in Homeland Museum Knjazevac

The second Crafting Access training took place in October as an opportunity for colleagues from museums to share their experience and efforts to make their museum more accessible for disabled people. Four day long training gathered museum professionals, representatives of disabled people and craftspersons from…

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BMAG received The Zero Project’s award

BMAG received The Zero Project’s award

Balkan Museum Access Group (BMAG) has been recognised as an innovative practice by the The Zero Project, an initiative of the Essl Foundation, that focuses on the rights of persons with disabilities globally. The Zero Project  provides a platform where the most innovative and effective…

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Make your museum a better place

Make your museum a better place

The Balkan Museum Network invites its institutional members to apply for a new access survey project which aims to detect museums barriers to Deaf and disabled people, and make recommendations for improvement. The Access Survey will be done in consultation with the museum’s staff within…

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Three projects to start implementing in June through BMN small grants assistance

Three projects to start implementing in June through BMN small grants assistance

For the fifth time, Balkan Museum Network has been offering an opportunity to it’s members to gain support for their project idea through the small grants assistance mechanism. Through more than thirty projects implemented since its establishment in 2006, BMN has supported project that raise…

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Nine museum professionals join Balkan Museums Access Group

Nine museum professionals join Balkan Museums Access Group

Coming from six Balkan countries, nine individuals have joined the Balkan Museums Access Group (BMAG), a permanent working group of the Balkan Museum Network. The Network is committed to increasing accessibility of museums for everyone, and especially for Deaf and disabled people. BMAG is made...

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“MAA for all, all to the MAA”

“MAA for all, all to the MAA”

Every year, Balkan Museum Network launches a call to fund small projects implemented by museums across the Balkans. One of the five museums supported in 2015 was the Museum of African Art from Belgrade, with the project “MAA for all, all to the MAA –…

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“Stories from the past” for better inclusion

“Stories from the past” for better inclusion

“I believe that with this project we got new visitors, and more important new friends of the museum. Zenica City Museum employees who were involved in the project learned more about accessibility and work with disabled persons”, said Vedrana Mioč, from Zenica City Museum who…

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Balkan Museums Access Group is looking for new members!

Balkan Museums Access Group is looking for new members!

Balkan Museum Network is proud of its working group in the area of access and inclusion of disabled people “The Balkan Museums Access Group (BMAG)”. BMAG is made up of people working in museums in the Balkans who are active in their own museums and…

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The Tactile Museum – National Historical Museum, Albania

On 12 June 2015 the National Historical Museum participated with “The Tactile Museum”, in the event “Culturally different – Diversely able Access to right and services & Anti-discrimination, the Disability Perspective”, organized by the Institute of blind people: “Ramazan Kabashi” in cooperation with TACSO and…

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