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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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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

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