Museums as Social Agents

Museums can change people's lives. They contribute to cohesive communities and reflect the history and identity of all citizens. In turn, museums live and develop by the skills and the creativity of their public and they must show their value to society.

One of the major tasks of museums is the development of their audiences, be it the reaching out for new groups underrepresented in museums or the creative engagement with visitors in and outside the museum.

To access publications and other documents that regard Museums as Social Agents, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Museums as Social Agents

Access Presentations and Videos from the Expert Meeting “Intangible Cultural Heritage, Museums and Participation” Online News, Collection Mobility, Learning, Collaboration, Advocacy, Museum Management, Museums as Social Agents, NEMO activities

03.07.2018 | The NEMO partner Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project, IMP, has released presentations, reports and videos from its conference and expert meeting on its website. The two-day meeting took place from 27-28 February 2018...
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NEMO Shares its Knowledge about Museum and Social Inclusion at the International Forum “Museums for the Sustainable Development of the Society” News, NEMO activities, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management

02.07.2018 | On 1 July 2018, NEMO was present at the International Forum “Museums for the Sustainable Development of the Society” in Tbilisi, Georgia. The international project is initiated by ICOM Georgia, ICOM Europe and the Georgian Museum...
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All Nominees for the Children in Museums Award 2018 News, NEMO activities, Projects & Calls, Museums as Social Agents, Museum Management, Audience Development, Collaboration

28.06.2018 | After a jury meeting of the Children in Museums Award, 12 museums has been announces as nominees in the 2018 edition of Children in Museums Award. The award ceremony will take place during NEMO’s 26th Annual Conference from 15-18...
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