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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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Crafting Access

Crafting Access

Cultural Heritage without Borders Bosnia and Herzegovina is happy to announce that the beginning of the project “Crafting Access ‐ capacity building for heritage and craft-based inclusion across the western Balkans” is scheduled for 1st of September 2015. Together with Balkan Museum Network (BMN), Deaf…

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Five museum projects to be implemented until the end of 2015

Five museum projects to be implemented until the end of 2015

Through the activities of the Balkan Museum Network and Cultural Heritage without Borders Bosnia and Herzegovina, five museum projects will be awarded a financial grants of up to € 3.000. The projects will be realized with the financial support of the Government of Sweden. We…

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Finalisation of seven museum projects for access and inclusion

Finalisation of seven museum projects for access and inclusion

Hundreds of people from the Western Balkans participated in different activities organized and implemented by members of the Balkan Museum Network in the last two years. Nenad Vukeljić from Zrenjanin (Serbia) is one of them. As a member of a local organization of blind and…

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