João Neto, Portugal

Titanic and Museums: some museums are going to sink!

In his usual provocative tone, João Neto discusses what he considers the big taboos of Museum Management that may be the demise of many museums: social relevance, financial sustainability and public service.  Presentation João Neto WHAT FUTURE FOR MUSEUMS? President

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João Neto, Portugal

Titanic and Museums: some museums are going to sink!

In his usual provocative tone, João Neto discusses what he considers the big taboos of Museum Management that may be the demise of many museums: social relevance, financial sustainability and public service.  Presentation João Neto WHAT FUTURE FOR MUSEUMS? President

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José Alberto Ribeiro, Portugal

To be or not to be a National Museum? That is today’s one million dollar question!

The subject brought for discussion to this debate is the financing of public museums and future perspectives, taking the present situation of public Portuguese museums into account. We live in a changing and challenging time, namely on the politics and

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José Alberto Ribeiro, Portugal

To be or not to be a National Museum? That is today’s one million dollar question!

The subject brought for discussion to this debate is the financing of public museums and future perspectives, taking the present situation of public Portuguese museums into account. We live in a changing and challenging time, namely on the politics and

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Humberto Rendeiro, Portugal

Museums: The collapse of the “Welfare-State” and the emergence of strategic philantropy

The way museums present themselves to society nowadays does not match the definitions which have been ascribed to them. The majority of museums has adopted, even if automatically, a business-like behavior, in order to cope with the State’s economic and

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Humberto Rendeiro, Portugal

Museums: The collapse of the “Welfare-State” and the emergence of strategic philantropy

The way museums present themselves to society nowadays does not match the definitions which have been ascribed to them. The majority of museums has adopted, even if automatically, a business-like behavior, in order to cope with the State’s economic and

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Ana Isabel Ribeiro, Portugal
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The challenges of dissemination and promotion of contemporary art

Among the cultural equipments of the Municipality of Almada, Casa da Cerca’s mission is the dissemination and promotion of contemporary art, focusing on drawing. In addition to the regular exhibitions and associated events, the Educational Service, the  Center for Documentation and Research are key sectors for the approach to different audiences. The Floor of the Arts – Botanical Gardens

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Ana Isabel Ribeiro, Portugal
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The challenges of dissemination and promotion of contemporary art

Among the cultural equipments of the Municipality of Almada, Casa da Cerca’s mission is the dissemination and promotion of contemporary art, focusing on drawing. In addition to the regular exhibitions and associated events, the Educational Service, the  Center for Documentation and Research are key sectors for the approach to different audiences. The Floor of the Arts – Botanical Gardens

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Mário Pereira, Portugal
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Which sustainability and at what cost?

Which sustainability and at what cost? What are we talking about when we speak about our “heritage communities”. Two questions: which heritage that has not the same function or, even, the same symbolism since its building to its “heritage-fiction”? And

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Mário Pereira, Portugal
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Which sustainability and at what cost?

Which sustainability and at what cost? What are we talking about when we speak about our “heritage communities”. Two questions: which heritage that has not the same function or, even, the same symbolism since its building to its “heritage-fiction”? And

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EMAC 2010 Helsinki

About Networking and Project Management | Overcoming the crisis with networking

This workshop is dedicated to “thinking European”. During the session, a very short overview of the Lifelong Learning Programme will be made. After that, the participants will discuss common grounds and needs and see how these can be dealt with

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EMAC 2010 Helsinki

About Networking and Project Management | Overcoming the crisis with networking

This workshop is dedicated to “thinking European”. During the session, a very short overview of the Lifelong Learning Programme will be made. After that, the participants will discuss common grounds and needs and see how these can be dealt with

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Ana Ruivo, Portugal
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DeepZoom Paula Rego – the 1970s. About a successful partnership between Casa das Histórias Paula Rego and Microsoft Portugal

The DeepZoom Paula Rego – the 1970s project was conceived at the same time as the The 1970s – Folk Tales and Other Stories exhibition, which was presented at the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego between September 2010 and January

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Ana Ruivo, Portugal
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DeepZoom Paula Rego – the 1970s. About a successful partnership between Casa das Histórias Paula Rego and Microsoft Portugal

The DeepZoom Paula Rego – the 1970s project was conceived at the same time as the The 1970s – Folk Tales and Other Stories exhibition, which was presented at the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego between September 2010 and January

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Luís Abreu Nunes, Portugal

A Money Museum – a challenge in many aspects

Why a Money Museum in this moment and how it may contribute to a better understanding of money along the history of mankind. The challenges – the classical architecture and a defense wall from 13th century on one side, an

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Luís Abreu Nunes, Portugal

A Money Museum – a challenge in many aspects

Why a Money Museum in this moment and how it may contribute to a better understanding of money along the history of mankind. The challenges – the classical architecture and a defense wall from 13th century on one side, an

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2mcueeq

About the Center for Documentation and Information Department (CDI),and the Storage, Conservation and Restoration Department (RCR) at Sport Lisboa e Benfica

In 2009 the Sport Lisboa e Benfica Football Club initiated a comprehensive project focusing on the club’s historic collection. Aiming to create preservation conditions, and to simultaneously make them viable at the scientific, educational and exhibition level, in November 2011

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2mcueeq

About the Center for Documentation and Information Department (CDI),and the Storage, Conservation and Restoration Department (RCR) at Sport Lisboa e Benfica

In 2009 the Sport Lisboa e Benfica Football Club initiated a comprehensive project focusing on the club’s historic collection. Aiming to create preservation conditions, and to simultaneously make them viable at the scientific, educational and exhibition level, in November 2011

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Joana Carvalho, Portugal

The adoption of social media by museums as a communication tool: helping museums get into the game

The evolution of the Web has led to changes in how people communicate at an individual and community level. Social media allow individuals to interact in innovative and collaborative ways, changing the way they relate with other in a vast

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Joana Carvalho, Portugal

The adoption of social media by museums as a communication tool: helping museums get into the game

The evolution of the Web has led to changes in how people communicate at an individual and community level. Social media allow individuals to interact in innovative and collaborative ways, changing the way they relate with other in a vast

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Catarina Alfaro, Portugal

Building and Collection: a Dual Challenge

An example of synthesis space between art and architecture, Casa das Histórias Paula Rego emerges in Portuguese museological reality in September 2009. Since then this museum has been assumed in the national and international levels as one of the most

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Catarina Alfaro, Portugal

Building and Collection: a Dual Challenge

An example of synthesis space between art and architecture, Casa das Histórias Paula Rego emerges in Portuguese museological reality in September 2009. Since then this museum has been assumed in the national and international levels as one of the most

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Salinas

Ecosal Atlantis project: strategies for local development through tangible and intangible heritage

The transnational projects Sal do Atlântico [2005-2007] and Ecosal Atlantis [2010-2012] have an important role in the changing of attitude and as an impulse for the local development of Aveiro based on saltworking activity and in its cultural heritage. Coordinated

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Salinas

Ecosal Atlantis project: strategies for local development through tangible and intangible heritage

The transnational projects Sal do Atlântico [2005-2007] and Ecosal Atlantis [2010-2012] have an important role in the changing of attitude and as an impulse for the local development of Aveiro based on saltworking activity and in its cultural heritage. Coordinated

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Ulla Teräs, Finland

Joining forces for customer value. Developing new management and collaboration models for Finnish museums

The services of Finnish museums are part of a network of local, regional and national well-being services supported with public funds. As the traditional method of generating services is coming to an end museums also need to revaluate their service

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Ulla Teräs, Finland

Joining forces for customer value. Developing new management and collaboration models for Finnish museums

The services of Finnish museums are part of a network of local, regional and national well-being services supported with public funds. As the traditional method of generating services is coming to an end museums also need to revaluate their service

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Mercedes Mudarra, Spain

New Challenges in Andalusia: The andalusian space for contemporary creation

The Andalusian Space for Contemporary Creation (Espacio Andaluz de Creación Contemporána) is a new cultural institution promoted by the Regional Ministry of Culture of Andalusia and arises as a result of the changes carried out in the last two decades

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Mercedes Mudarra, Spain

New Challenges in Andalusia: The andalusian space for contemporary creation

The Andalusian Space for Contemporary Creation (Espacio Andaluz de Creación Contemporána) is a new cultural institution promoted by the Regional Ministry of Culture of Andalusia and arises as a result of the changes carried out in the last two decades

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Luís Ramos Pinto, EUA

How Can Greater Financial Stability Be Achieved For The Portuguese Institute of Museums and Conservation (IMC)?

This presentation is the synopsis of my research into how the IMC (Institute of Museums and Conservation), Portugal’s largest public body for the management of museums can achieve greater financial stability.For my research I looked at the 2010 finances of

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Luís Ramos Pinto, EUA

How Can Greater Financial Stability Be Achieved For The Portuguese Institute of Museums and Conservation (IMC)?

This presentation is the synopsis of my research into how the IMC (Institute of Museums and Conservation), Portugal’s largest public body for the management of museums can achieve greater financial stability.For my research I looked at the 2010 finances of

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Conceição Macieira, Portugal

Loures Museums & Galleries: public commitment through creativity and community engagement

There are no magic formulas to solve the problems we all face within times of crisis such as these, especially when the cultural sector is one of the first ones to be discarded. But there is a way that has

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Conceição Macieira, Portugal

Loures Museums & Galleries: public commitment through creativity and community engagement

There are no magic formulas to solve the problems we all face within times of crisis such as these, especially when the cultural sector is one of the first ones to be discarded. But there is a way that has

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Eva Lassnig, Austria

European heritage in our hands – Volunteering as mutual challenge and opportunity in civic society – a conference report

MUSIS would like to share the results of its international conference on volunteering in museums and cultural heritage, which took place from October 19–21, 2011 in Graz/Austria. In some European states, voluntary work is already part of a functioning civic

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Eva Lassnig, Austria

European heritage in our hands – Volunteering as mutual challenge and opportunity in civic society – a conference report

MUSIS would like to share the results of its international conference on volunteering in museums and cultural heritage, which took place from October 19–21, 2011 in Graz/Austria. In some European states, voluntary work is already part of a functioning civic

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Carme Gasso, Spain

Why a new plan for Cataluña Museums

The plan aims to rearrange the cluster of museum institutions in the country in order to save financial and human resources and adapt to suffer serious crisis in all areas including culture. The project arranges the museums of Catalonia into

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Carme Gasso, Spain

Why a new plan for Cataluña Museums

The plan aims to rearrange the cluster of museum institutions in the country in order to save financial and human resources and adapt to suffer serious crisis in all areas including culture. The project arranges the museums of Catalonia into

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Leon Smets, Belgium

From Newcastle to Lisbon: 20 years of EMAC. FFWD or Ctrl+Alt+Delete?

Within two decades since the first EMAC, held in the UK (April 1992), much has changed. Because of the crisis, museums are increasingly called on to cultural entrepreneurship and to become more self-reliant. Also the profile of the museum advisor

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Leon Smets, Belgium

From Newcastle to Lisbon: 20 years of EMAC. FFWD or Ctrl+Alt+Delete?

Within two decades since the first EMAC, held in the UK (April 1992), much has changed. Because of the crisis, museums are increasingly called on to cultural entrepreneurship and to become more self-reliant. Also the profile of the museum advisor

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Alice Semedo, Portugal

Seeking transformation: becoming a reflective and critical community of practice

She will present the main structural guidelines and contexts for an on-going research project being carried out in Porto which deals with the nature of museums in a collaborative background and with the transformation of how institutions work together in

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Alice Semedo, Portugal

Seeking transformation: becoming a reflective and critical community of practice

She will present the main structural guidelines and contexts for an on-going research project being carried out in Porto which deals with the nature of museums in a collaborative background and with the transformation of how institutions work together in

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Mário Brito, Portugal

Culture North Regional Board: projects for entrepreneurship

This paper aims to present the activity developed by the Direcção Regional de Cultura do Norte, in the context of the entrepreneurship in the Cultural Heritage, according to its legal competencies, its Cultural equipments and taking into account several Creative

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Mário Brito, Portugal

Culture North Regional Board: projects for entrepreneurship

This paper aims to present the activity developed by the Direcção Regional de Cultura do Norte, in the context of the entrepreneurship in the Cultural Heritage, according to its legal competencies, its Cultural equipments and taking into account several Creative

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Giulio Stumpo, Italy

Network and web 2.0 A challenge for culture

After a brief description of Eccom activities, he’ll focus on the chance of networking in the actual financial and economic crisis. In the one hand the networking can be an important strategy for the sharing of experience and costs, on

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Giulio Stumpo, Italy

Network and web 2.0 A challenge for culture

After a brief description of Eccom activities, he’ll focus on the chance of networking in the actual financial and economic crisis. In the one hand the networking can be an important strategy for the sharing of experience and costs, on

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Lorena Querol, Portugal

Defining community: some reflexions about social legitimation of local heritage

Heritage politics of the 21th century confront us with the challenge to learn to walk on the route of reconnaissance and value of cultural diversity and, in consequence, along with the memories and sociocultural processes that give shape to the

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Lorena Querol, Portugal

Defining community: some reflexions about social legitimation of local heritage

Heritage politics of the 21th century confront us with the challenge to learn to walk on the route of reconnaissance and value of cultural diversity and, in consequence, along with the memories and sociocultural processes that give shape to the

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Marc Wingens, The Netherlands

Founding a Cooperative for Heritage Organizations in Gelderland

 In 2010 the first Dutch cultural cooperative was founded in the province of Gelderland: ‘Erfgoed Gelderland’ (‘Heritage Gelderland’). The cooperative has two founding fathers: ‘Gelders Erfgoed’, the institution that supports the provincial heritage organizations, and ‘Gelders Archief’, the provincial archives.

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Marc Wingens, The Netherlands

Founding a Cooperative for Heritage Organizations in Gelderland

 In 2010 the first Dutch cultural cooperative was founded in the province of Gelderland: ‘Erfgoed Gelderland’ (‘Heritage Gelderland’). The cooperative has two founding fathers: ‘Gelders Erfgoed’, the institution that supports the provincial heritage organizations, and ‘Gelders Archief’, the provincial archives.

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Alexandre Matos, Portugal

Collections knowledge: an opportunity to face the crisis?

This is a time of crisis. Museums and all the cultural sector in the european countries are facing big financial and funding problems and they are challenged every day by the demands of an better educated and wider audience. These

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Alexandre Matos, Portugal

Collections knowledge: an opportunity to face the crisis?

This is a time of crisis. Museums and all the cultural sector in the european countries are facing big financial and funding problems and they are challenged every day by the demands of an better educated and wider audience. These

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Dag Blakkisrud, Norway

The Telenor Heritage and Museum Programme

As the Head of Exhibitions and dissemination at a corporate museum, Dag Blakkisrud will talk about the Telenor Heritage Programme and the Norwegian Telecom Museum. He will share thoughts on the present situation, and aims for the future. In times

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Dag Blakkisrud, Norway

The Telenor Heritage and Museum Programme

As the Head of Exhibitions and dissemination at a corporate museum, Dag Blakkisrud will talk about the Telenor Heritage Programme and the Norwegian Telecom Museum. He will share thoughts on the present situation, and aims for the future. In times

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Sofia Borges, Portugal

Triennial “Desenha 12” (Drawing 2012): Creating a national project with no budget

The Triennial “Desenha 12” (Drawing 2012) will take place between 15th October and 15th December. This projects aims to promote the Portuguese drawing and the projects developed by the cultural agents within this theme, all over the country. At this

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Sofia Borges, Portugal

Triennial “Desenha 12” (Drawing 2012): Creating a national project with no budget

The Triennial “Desenha 12” (Drawing 2012) will take place between 15th October and 15th December. This projects aims to promote the Portuguese drawing and the projects developed by the cultural agents within this theme, all over the country. At this

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Rui Catarino, Portugal

Theory(ies) of organizational sustainability: from mission to people

Sustainability is often regarded, through synecdoche, as “financial sustainability”. And cultural organizations, through the “LeanManagement” philosophy inscribed in their DNA, know a lot about this, because they are more often than not on the verge of unsustainability. But a wider

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Rui Catarino, Portugal

Theory(ies) of organizational sustainability: from mission to people

Sustainability is often regarded, through synecdoche, as “financial sustainability”. And cultural organizations, through the “LeanManagement” philosophy inscribed in their DNA, know a lot about this, because they are more often than not on the verge of unsustainability. But a wider

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Lúcia Mendonça, Brazil

About Museum Studies in Brazil. Academic extension course in Museums, Londrina, Paraná/Brazil

Due to the entry into force of the Museums Statutes, in Brazil, the degree in Museology has been required for acting as a museologist. There is an imbalance between supply and demand,which is evidenced by the large number of licentiates

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Lúcia Mendonça, Brazil

About Museum Studies in Brazil. Academic extension course in Museums, Londrina, Paraná/Brazil

Due to the entry into force of the Museums Statutes, in Brazil, the degree in Museology has been required for acting as a museologist. There is an imbalance between supply and demand,which is evidenced by the large number of licentiates

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Jette Jansen, The Netherlands

Museums an Intangible Heritage in Regional Identity Projects

In Gelderland (the Netherlands) regional identity projects are becoming increasingly popular. In these projects cultural, landscape and historical organizations work together to improve the spatial quality of an area. In addition, they promote citizen participation and try to get inhabitants

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Jette Jansen, The Netherlands

Museums an Intangible Heritage in Regional Identity Projects

In Gelderland (the Netherlands) regional identity projects are becoming increasingly popular. In these projects cultural, landscape and historical organizations work together to improve the spatial quality of an area. In addition, they promote citizen participation and try to get inhabitants

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Joana Sousa Monteiro, Portugal

Heritage, People and Efficiency: do they work together? Some major doubts about museum’s management models over the Lisbon Municipal Museum’s process of change

The problematic situation of having Lisbon municipal museums divided in two different institutions – the hierarchical public structure of the Municipality and the Municipal (private-public) Company for Culture – led the present Councillor for Culture and Joana, within the Councillor’s

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Joana Sousa Monteiro, Portugal

Heritage, People and Efficiency: do they work together? Some major doubts about museum’s management models over the Lisbon Municipal Museum’s process of change

The problematic situation of having Lisbon municipal museums divided in two different institutions – the hierarchical public structure of the Municipality and the Municipal (private-public) Company for Culture – led the present Councillor for Culture and Joana, within the Councillor’s

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Mieke Van Doorselaer, Belgium

About Collection and Information Management |Thesauri: a work in progress

Thesauri are very helpful, even necessary for museums and cultural heritage institutions: –          not only for correct registration of museum objects, –          but also for the search facilities by exposure of the information on the internet (www.museuminzicht.be and

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Mieke Van Doorselaer, Belgium

About Collection and Information Management |Thesauri: a work in progress

Thesauri are very helpful, even necessary for museums and cultural heritage institutions: –          not only for correct registration of museum objects, –          but also for the search facilities by exposure of the information on the internet (www.museuminzicht.be and

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Izabella Csordás, Hungary

About Volunteer Management | How does one measure the success of volunteer work?

In museums, engaging volunteer usually generates a wide debate. At the end of the day, however, we are both human beings and we both might have the same motivation: develop the museum’s services. Are there economic arguments to have volunteers?

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Izabella Csordás, Hungary

About Volunteer Management | How does one measure the success of volunteer work?

In museums, engaging volunteer usually generates a wide debate. At the end of the day, however, we are both human beings and we both might have the same motivation: develop the museum’s services. Are there economic arguments to have volunteers?

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Izabella Csordás, Hungary

Challenges of volunteers’ coordination

Over the years Izabella Csordás has developed a volunteer management model, which would be introduced in this lecture with a special emphasis on the challenges volunteer coordinators have either connected to the institution, to paid staff or to personal issues.

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Izabella Csordás, Hungary

Challenges of volunteers’ coordination

Over the years Izabella Csordás has developed a volunteer management model, which would be introduced in this lecture with a special emphasis on the challenges volunteer coordinators have either connected to the institution, to paid staff or to personal issues.

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Wolfgang Staebler, Germany

The “Info-Point Museen & Schlösser in Bayern” (“Info-point Museums & Castles in Bavaria”)

In the very heart of Munich offers the “Info-Point Museums & Castles in Bavaria” in a huge room plenty of information about the 1.350 museums in Bavaria. Hundreds of different leaflets, terminals with presentations of current exhibitions and personal advice at the counter help

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Wolfgang Staebler, Germany

The “Info-Point Museen & Schlösser in Bayern” (“Info-point Museums & Castles in Bavaria”)

In the very heart of Munich offers the “Info-Point Museums & Castles in Bavaria” in a huge room plenty of information about the 1.350 museums in Bavaria. Hundreds of different leaflets, terminals with presentations of current exhibitions and personal advice at the counter help

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The black hole. Intellectual Property Rights Legislation (IPR) and Data Exchange Agreement (DEA) for Europeana

All IPR (and not only copyrights) are very important for museums when they give access to their collections, objects and object information on the internet. This is important for the different websites of the museums themselves, but also for regional/national

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The black hole. Intellectual Property Rights Legislation (IPR) and Data Exchange Agreement (DEA) for Europeana

All IPR (and not only copyrights) are very important for museums when they give access to their collections, objects and object information on the internet. This is important for the different websites of the museums themselves, but also for regional/national

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Mário Antas, Portugal

Discussing the Participatory Museum: Network of School Archaelogical Clubs

The National Museum of Archeology has created a project called Archaeological Clubs Network in Schools. This project makes the connection between the museum and schools promoting the importance of archaeology and archaeological heritage. It is a way to make the

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Mário Antas, Portugal

Discussing the Participatory Museum: Network of School Archaelogical Clubs

The National Museum of Archeology has created a project called Archaeological Clubs Network in Schools. This project makes the connection between the museum and schools promoting the importance of archaeology and archaeological heritage. It is a way to make the

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Marie Bourke, Ireland

Key Trends in Museums of the Future

In her recent book, The Story of Irish Museums 1790-2000, Marie included a chapter, ‘key developments in the 21st century museum’, to highlight the issues that are impacting on museums  She organised the National Gallery of Ireland symposium: ‘Future Forecasting:

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Marie Bourke, Ireland

Key Trends in Museums of the Future

In her recent book, The Story of Irish Museums 1790-2000, Marie included a chapter, ‘key developments in the 21st century museum’, to highlight the issues that are impacting on museums  She organised the National Gallery of Ireland symposium: ‘Future Forecasting:

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Dália Paulo, Portugal

Algarve’s Museum Network

The Algarve’s Museum Network was the culmination of a dream and a previous work that lasted a decade (1997 – 2007). During this period mentalities slowly changed and a dialogue in a regional perspective began. As the network advanced three

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Dália Paulo, Portugal

Algarve’s Museum Network

The Algarve’s Museum Network was the culmination of a dream and a previous work that lasted a decade (1997 – 2007). During this period mentalities slowly changed and a dialogue in a regional perspective began. As the network advanced three

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Marianne Koski, Finland

For the love of cultural heritage – developing local museums in Finland

In her presentation, Marianne will examine the finnish local museum field, based on a statistical survey and a final report by a local museums committee, published in March 2012. She will discuss the measures proposed to develop and support the cultural heritage work

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Marianne Koski, Finland

For the love of cultural heritage – developing local museums in Finland

In her presentation, Marianne will examine the finnish local museum field, based on a statistical survey and a final report by a local museums committee, published in March 2012. She will discuss the measures proposed to develop and support the cultural heritage work

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Michael Dixon, United Kingdom

Commercial entrepreneurism, philanthropy and government subsidy – delivering free admission to UK National Museums

Cultural policy in the UK is devolved to the home nations – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but a central plank to all has been the provision of free admission to National Museums. In England, free admission to charging

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Michael Dixon, United Kingdom

Commercial entrepreneurism, philanthropy and government subsidy – delivering free admission to UK National Museums

Cultural policy in the UK is devolved to the home nations – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but a central plank to all has been the provision of free admission to National Museums. In England, free admission to charging

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Maria Vlachou, Portugal

Museums ‘about, ‘for’ and ‘with’ people: this is to last for a lifetime

It has now become commonplace to say that museums are for people. Our everyday practice in museums, though, proves this commonplace to be either wishful thinking or simply a politically correct statement which does not reflect on our actions. The

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Maria Vlachou, Portugal

Museums ‘about, ‘for’ and ‘with’ people: this is to last for a lifetime

It has now become commonplace to say that museums are for people. Our everyday practice in museums, though, proves this commonplace to be either wishful thinking or simply a politically correct statement which does not reflect on our actions. The

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Ines Fialho Brandão, Portugal

Say that again?! Deaccessioning as part of a policy of sustainability

Museums do not always consider the costs of storage in their budgets. In addition to falsifying the financial state of the institution, this often results in poorly maintained, overcrowded, storage spaces. With the current pressure for museums to generate income,

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Ines Fialho Brandão, Portugal

Say that again?! Deaccessioning as part of a policy of sustainability

Museums do not always consider the costs of storage in their budgets. In addition to falsifying the financial state of the institution, this often results in poorly maintained, overcrowded, storage spaces. With the current pressure for museums to generate income,

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Carmen Pérez Almagro, Spain

Current state of Emilio Perez Piñero Foundation: archive and museological proposal

This year 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of spanish architect Emilio Pérez Piñero. This paper examines the internal work carried out Emilio Pérez Piñero Foundation (Murcia, Spain). Given the lack of funding, has invested to research of

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Carmen Pérez Almagro, Spain

Current state of Emilio Perez Piñero Foundation: archive and museological proposal

This year 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of the death of spanish architect Emilio Pérez Piñero. This paper examines the internal work carried out Emilio Pérez Piñero Foundation (Murcia, Spain). Given the lack of funding, has invested to research of

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Mariana Basto, Portugal

Collections Management

In 2009 ARGO | Arte, Património&Cultura put into practice an innovative approach, one which associates the conservation and restoration assumptions of collections with strategies which can  ensure their sustainability, through the generation of economic  and cultural value for the institutions.

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Mariana Basto, Portugal

Collections Management

In 2009 ARGO | Arte, Património&Cultura put into practice an innovative approach, one which associates the conservation and restoration assumptions of collections with strategies which can  ensure their sustainability, through the generation of economic  and cultural value for the institutions.

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Catarina Valença, Portugal

Three Museums – National, Regional and Private: three different types of management

We monitor three differentiated strategies geared towards surpassing the shift that cultural management is facing nowadays in Portugal: a national museum, a regional museum financed by a municipality and a privately-managed museum are analyzed according with specific criteria, such as

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Catarina Valença, Portugal

Three Museums – National, Regional and Private: three different types of management

We monitor three differentiated strategies geared towards surpassing the shift that cultural management is facing nowadays in Portugal: a national museum, a regional museum financed by a municipality and a privately-managed museum are analyzed according with specific criteria, such as

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Patrícia Remelgado, Portugal

Cultural Routes: a new challenge for museums

The treasure of the Portuguese Cultural Heritage is an important resource of our country, which is increasingly getting interest among tourists, looking for a different experience, that combines Tangible and Intangible Heritage. The survey of Cultural Itineraries and Cultural Routes

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Patrícia Remelgado, Portugal

Cultural Routes: a new challenge for museums

The treasure of the Portuguese Cultural Heritage is an important resource of our country, which is increasingly getting interest among tourists, looking for a different experience, that combines Tangible and Intangible Heritage. The survey of Cultural Itineraries and Cultural Routes

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Margarida Filipe, Portugal

Museums, Education and Citizenship

The Water Museum of EPAL completes in 2012 its 25’s Anniversary and its Pedagogical Service 15 years. Open to the community since 1987 our work has been done towards different kind of public since the beginning but always with the

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Margarida Filipe, Portugal

Museums, Education and Citizenship

The Water Museum of EPAL completes in 2012 its 25’s Anniversary and its Pedagogical Service 15 years. Open to the community since 1987 our work has been done towards different kind of public since the beginning but always with the

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Pedro Pardinhas, Portugal

Museums and companies: partnerships for formation, research and fundraising

Fundação Serralves, owner of one of the most important contemporary art museums in Portugal, realized in 2008 that it had a role in fostering the development of the creative industries cluster. This led to the creation of INSerralves, a creative

Pedro Pardinhas, Portugal

Museums and companies: partnerships for formation, research and fundraising

Fundação Serralves, owner of one of the most important contemporary art museums in Portugal, realized in 2008 that it had a role in fostering the development of the creative industries cluster. This led to the creation of INSerralves, a creative

Fernanda Santos, Portugal

Bring a friend!

The Educational Service of the National Palace of Mafra has always promoted the approach to local institutions, favoring those that are dedicated to teaching. In this context, a relation  was developed with the  the scenic group of the Universidade Sénior

Fernanda Santos, Portugal

Bring a friend!

The Educational Service of the National Palace of Mafra has always promoted the approach to local institutions, favoring those that are dedicated to teaching. In this context, a relation  was developed with the  the scenic group of the Universidade Sénior

Luís Raposo, Portugal

About ICOM Roundtable

Traditionally museums are defined as “not for profit”, which gives them an increasingly different status from the other competitors designated as “market players”. This lack of “corporate nature” associated with “type of merchandise” they “sell” (or promote) such as collections

Luís Raposo, Portugal

About ICOM Roundtable

Traditionally museums are defined as “not for profit”, which gives them an increasingly different status from the other competitors designated as “market players”. This lack of “corporate nature” associated with “type of merchandise” they “sell” (or promote) such as collections