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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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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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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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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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Return Memories of the Old Ohrid Fishing Boat

Return Memories of the Old Ohrid Fishing Boat

Project „Return Memories of the Old Ohrid Fishing Boat“ is in the process of implementation by the National Institute for Protection of Monuments of Culture and Museum – Ohrid, as one of the seven projects funded under the small grants programme by the Balkan Museum…

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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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Meet, See, Do 2: Annual Conference of the Balkan Museum Network

Meet, See, Do 2: Annual Conference of the Balkan Museum Network

In Tirana, Albania, from April 8th to 10th, regional conference Meet See Do 2 was held, organized by the Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB) and Balkan Museum Network (BMN). This conference was realized in the partnership with one of the BMN members, Historical Museum of…

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