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“Meet, See, Do” Call for Applications

We invite museum and heritage professionals from the Balkan region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey) to submit an application for the sixth international museum conference “Meet, See, Do”. You can apply either…

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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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Communicate, challenge and provoque through storytelling

Communicate, challenge and provoque through storytelling

BMN Interpretation Working Group has met for the first time in a two-day training! November rain in Belgrade did not minimize the good spirit of team working and learning. Eleven museum and heritage professionals were led by very inspirational trainer Janja Sivec through several topics…

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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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One MUSEUM – a lot of HOPE

One MUSEUM – a lot of HOPE

The National Museum of Leskovac is implementing a project that will bring closer disabled children of this town to the Museum and their heritage. The project “One museum – a lot of hope is focused on providing equal access of disabled people to culture and…

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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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Call for Proposals: Interpretation Workshops

Call for Proposals: Interpretation Workshops

The Balkan Museum Network (BMN) is inviting individuals, professional associations, companies and public institutions to submit a proposal for two two-day interpretation capacity building workshop. The workshop is aimed at members of the Interpretation Working Group that would contain up to 15 museum and heritage…

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Call for Applications – Interpretation Working Group

Call for Applications – Interpretation Working Group

Following the previous work of the Balkan Museum Network (BMN) in interpretation and the interest that it has sparked among the museum and heritage professionals, the BMN is establishing an Interpretation Working Group (IWG). The IWG would be made up of people working in museums and…

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Small Grants for the Best Museum Projects

Small Grants for the Best Museum Projects

16 member museums of the Balkan Museum Network applied on the Small Grants call with project ideas focused on access and inclusion of Deaf and disabled people in museums, and digitization in museums. Three out of 16 applications were granted and these are projects of…

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