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THE 2014 MICHELETTI AWARD
Registration form and provisional programme NOW available
The winner of the Award will be announced at the EMA Annual Meeting in Glasgow at the Riverside Museum, which will take place on Friday and Saturday, 25 and 26 April 2014. It will be an action-packed occasion, as it will also include the results of the first edition of the Heritage in Motion (HiM) Award, the multimedia festival of cultural heritage, and will be preceded on Thursday 24 April by a LEM meeting, which is an optional part of the main programme.
In consideration of the common goals and areas of interest in the field of heritage and museums research and science, the Forum of Slavic Cultures and the European Museum Academy signed a cooperation agreement articulated in various lines of activities such as: seminars, lectures, conferences, publications, participation in European projects, award schemes dedicated to museums and other cultural organizations, exchange of experts and students, researches, networking at the international level and dissemination of their common projects as well as of their individual materials.
Now in its third year and renamed the Children in Museums Award, it will be conferred during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair on March 26th.
The Award was established by the European Museum Academy and Hands On! International in co-operation with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair for the recognition of excellence in the specific sector of international children’s museums and in the specialist provision for children within the museum sector internationally.
A Seminar will be held at the Bookfair and the Award giving Ceremony will be at the Institute for Cultural Heritage Library (Palazzo Leoni, Via Marsala 31 , Bologna).
More details in the event programme here attached.
We are very pleased to publish here an article by our Chairman, Wim van der Weiden , which is the written version of a lecture he recently held at the Courtauld Institute of Arts in London in the context of a conference organized by the Leventis Foundation if Cyprus.
He was one of the most prominent personalities on the European museum scene and one of the pioneers of industrial archaeology in the 1960s, a broadcaster and the author of numerous books.
The 2013 Kenneth Hudson Seminar in Lubljana
EMA Prize to Europeana Foundation