The February issue of ICOM Portugal Bulletin is dedicated to "Museus Hiperconectados: Novos Desafios e Perspectivas/Hyperconnected Museums: New Challenges and Perspectives following International Museum Day theme for 2018. How are museums responding to the challenges presented by digital technologies and platforms? This bulletin brings together different outlooks, simultaneously mapping out problems and challenges and promoting paths and concrete solutions


Last 5th of March ICOM Portugal organized a Spring Meeting in Lisbon (at Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) dedicated to "Hyperconnected Museums: New Challenges and Perspectives" following International Museum Day theme for 2018. In this meeting the project Mu.Sa was present by Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) and Ana Carvalho (ICOM Portugal): "Competences for the Digital Transformation of Museums: The Mu.Sa project". The event was organized within the framework of

International Meeting +Digital Future: Competences for the Cultural Sector Porto, Portugal, on April 18th 2018

The event is organized by the Department of Heritage Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, within the framework of the Project Mu.SA_ Museum Sector Alliance (Erasmus+ KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Sector Skills Alliances) and in the sense to signal and celebrate the motto of the European Year of Cultural Heritage Our heritage: where the past meets the future, and of the International Day for Mo


Facing the fourth industrial revolution requires a re-think of the different skills we equip our citizens with; from independent thinking to human-centred skills, such as social and artistic competences, or cultural expression. In an increasingly globalised world we can expect migratory flows that will require the embracing of cultural diversity, both in work settings and in our communities. This should not be limited to the younger generations as Europe...

MuSA event in Roma March 1, 2018

Melting Pro, Fondazione Symbola , Link Campus University and Istituto per i beni artistici culturali e naturali Regione Emilia-Romagna are organising an event to present the report “Musei del futuro. Competenze digitali per il cambiamento e l’innovazione”, realized within the Erasmus+ project “Mu.SA – Museum Sector Alliance”. The round table will gather experts from the Italian museum sector and it will take place at the MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti


With the occasion of the Info day in Patras, November 2017, entitled “Museums, Skills and New Perspectives in the digital era” organized by the Hellenic Open University, we had the wonderful chance to learn about the PLUGGY project and know more about its innovative concept and assets. PLUGGY is a leading-edge, EU funded research project in cultural heritage, that aims to develop an innovative social platform and a suite of smartphone apps that will enable

The second of the Mu.SA Newsletter is out

In the second edition of MuSA newsletter read about the preliminary outcomes of the project: four emerging job profiles in the museum sector are identified; we work now on creation of a training programme, which will include a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), e-learning, face-to-face and workplace learning activity, with the goal to avoid a mismatch between the job market and professional needs. Take your time and read some critical reflections from Ann

Digital or not? Questions on Audience Development

Digital or not? Questions on Audience Development By Annalisa Cicerchia, Culture Action Europe From museums to gaming industry and performing arts, the contribution of digital is changing role and function of cultural organisations. Basic, ancillary uses of digital, as cataloguing museum collections or creation of fast exchange networks connecting distant or geographically isolated operators or audiences, help reducing costs and bring about greater ef

Info Day at Barcarena (10.11.2017)

Digital Chalenges for Culture and Heritage Friday 10 November | 14.00-17.00 The Heritage, Citizenship and Cultural Mediation Meeting will be held on November 10 and 11 at the 'A Reserva', a policultural space at the old Gunpowder Factory of Barcarena, Oeiras. The Meeting, promoted by Mapa das Ideias, a Mu.SA project partner, will comprise seminars, a workshop and socializing experiences for museum professionals. The afternoon of the 10th will be dedicat

Info day at Rome (16.11.2017)

Digital or not? Questions on audience development “Digital or not? Questions on Audience development” debate aims at critically assessing the role of digital in engaging with audiences, opening up discussion on the role of technologies in increasing cultural participation and creating cultural content. Different perspectives on the topic will be brought to assess the role of digital in the debate of audience development. Targeted interventions and practic