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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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Museum in a Suitcase – Workshop in the National Museum for disabled children

Museum in a Suitcase – Workshop in the National Museum for disabled children

As one of the projects that was implemented as part of Cultural Heritage without Borders and Balkan Museum Network’s activities on improving access in the museums in the western Balkans, the National Museum of BiH has been one of the museums that has in 2011…

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Balkan Museums without Barriers – An overview of the conference

Balkan Museums without Barriers – An overview of the conference

Regional conference “Balkan Museums without Barriers” was full of fantastic presentations and workshops! On 28 October 2014 the conference was opened by Aida Vezic and Dr. Diana Walters from the Cultural Heritage without Borders, and Ms. Giorsetti Jeannette and Ms. Anna Maria Kosmoglou from the…

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Increasing the accessibility of museums in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Increasing the accessibility of museums in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The project “Disabled People in museums” will be implemented in B&H aiming to increase the accessibility of museums for the disabled people and to enable their participation in the museum activities.A lso the project will strengthen the connections between museums and associations of disabled people,…

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“Touch the History”

“Touch the History”

History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina has dedicated to make museum more accessible to blind and partially sighted persons, through the project “Touch the History.” On the beginning of the project, they have significantly reduce ticket price for the persons with disabilities (80% reduction). In…

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Balkan Museums without Barriers: Continuing to develop disabled people’s access to museums and heritage in the Western Balkans

Balkan Museums without Barriers: Continuing to develop disabled people’s access to museums and heritage in the Western Balkans

Cultural Heritage without Borders and Balkan Museum Network are proud to announce the opening of applications for the museum conference on access and inclusion „Balkan Museums without Barriers“ that will take place in Sarajevo on Oct 28th – 29th, 2014. This conference will offer interactive…

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Children in culture

Children in culture

Under the small grants programme of the Balkan Museum Network, Museum of Tešanj is currently implementing a project „Children in Culture“, that aims to, by creating a favorable environment, socially empower and integrate families with children with disabilities into the local community through creative workshops….

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Seven projects to be implemented until the end of 2014

Seven projects to be implemented until the end of 2014

Through the activities of CHwB and with the financial support of government of Sweden and Stavros Niarchos Foundation (as part of its initiative to develop disability inclusion in museums in the Western Balkans) we are happy to announce that following museums will be awarded grants…

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