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ICOM Canada Museum Definition Submission

The ICOM Canada national committee has proposed a revised museum definition as part of the ongoing ICOM Museum Definition project. The proposal definition includes modifications to the current definition: “A museum is a non-profit, permanent, dynamic and responsive institution in the service of a living planet. It is a [...]

2019-05-06T12:45:31+00:00May 6th, 2019|Archives|

Towards a Revised Museum Definition

The ICOM Executive Board has noticed a change in museums. "Over recent decades museums have radically transformed, adjusted and re-invented their principles, policies and practices, to the point where the ICOM museum definition no longer seems to reflect the challenges and manifold visions and responsibilities. ICOM has invited its [...]

2019-04-05T12:46:16+00:00April 5th, 2019|Archives|

Access in Museums in South Asia: Publication from the Commonwealth Association of Museums

The Commonwealth Association of Museums has released a new publication titled Access in Museums in South Asia: Learning from the Commonwealth Association of Museums' Regional Workshop 2016, in partnership with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust. The report was published on Saturday, 3 December 2016, International Day of [...]

2019-01-31T15:50:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Archives|

Launch of a new book on museum management

THE ARTS AND ARTS MANAGEMENT – Leadership and Cultural Institutions What is involved in managing an arts institution, and how do we go about doing it today, in a world that has become increasingly complex and demanding? What constitutes the leadership one must be capable of providing within large cultural [...]

2019-01-02T22:00:57+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Archives|