EMA AWARDS ARE ON THE MOVE !

 

THE 2017 EUROPEAN MUSEUM ACADEMY AWARDS  CEREMONY AND THE RELATED EMA CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD  IN THE TOWN OF SKOPJE   

28 September-1 October 2017

The annual EMA DAYS have been moved from late Spring to early Autumn consequently the terms for applying to the EMA Awards have been reopen.

New deadline December 1st, 2016.

Please download our most recent Press Release !

 

 

2017 EMA AWARDS APPLICATION FORM

Because of the new dates of the Annual Meeting, the closing date for these two Awards has been extended to 1 December 2016.  We invite museums who have not yet applied and who wish to profit from the opportunities offered by participation, to complete the attached application form  and return it to the EMA Co-ordinator.

Discover the new format of the DASA Award

 

 This Award is open to all kinds of museums.

The DASA Award

To apply contact europeanmuseumacademy@gmail.com

The basic criterion of this award is the quality of learning opportunities, in a comprehensive perspective: the museological concept, the quality of the storyline, the creativity of the exhibition design and the programme of educational activities . Specific attention is also given to personal mediation, the interactive participation of the public and an effective mix of education and entertainment.

DASA in Dortmund covers the past, present and future worlds of work in an area of about 13.000 m², with 12 exhibition units and three-dimensional exhibits. 

www.dasa-dortmund.de

 

Investing in sustainable intercultural dialogue at Jamtli, by Henrik Zipsane

This article present an important new project at the Jamtli Museum in Ostersund (Sweden) about intercultural dialogue and an inclusive policy toward refugees.

Henrik Zipsane is CEO of the Jamtli Foundation (a large museum and heritage organization in central Sweden since 2001 (www.jamtli.com), and senior researcher at The Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning & Creativity since 2005 (www.nckultur.org) — an R&D organization for learning through heritage engagement.

 Henrik Zipsane is guest professor in heritage learning and regional development at Linköping University since 2010 and associate of Pascal Observatory since 2007 as well as associate of European Expert Network on Culture and was appointed expert on culture and adult education 2011 by the European Commission. Henrik Zipsane was member of the board Culture Action Europe 2010-2016, European Access to Culture Platform 2008-2011 and European Association of Regional and Local Authorities on Lifelong Learning 2011-2014 and is vice president of Association of European Open Air Museums since 2015. Since 2014 Henrik Zipsane is expert and jury member in the European Museum Academy and from 2017 he is by the Swedish Council of Higher Education appointed expert for assessment of EU applications in the Erasmus Plus programme. Henrik Zipsane holds a master’s degree in history from University of Copenhagen 1985 and a PhD degree in education and history from The Danish University of Education 1996.

 

Henrik Zipsane has published academic studies on collective learning processes, immigration history and in recent years primarily on heritage learning applied on issues such as early school leavers, the ageing population, untraditional creative partnerships and instrumental heritage.

 

 

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8 November 2016: The EMA Prize goes to POLIN, Warsaw

8 november 2016: the EMA Prize was handed to the POLIN Museum by Jill Cousins who represented EUROPEANA the former winner of the Prize. The Ceremony was held in the context of the EUROPEANA Association General Assembly in Riga at the Latvia National Library.