JOIN US AT THE FINAL EVENT OF MU.SA IN BRUSSELS!

On Friday April 3, 2020, the DAISSy Research Group of the Hellenic Open University in collaboration with the Culture Action Europe is organizing the event “The future of Museum professionals in the digital era”, at the Bozar Fine Arts centre, in Brussels. This is the final event of project “Mu.SA: Museum Sector Alliance”, which was implemented in the European Framework of Erasmus+ / Sector Skills Alliances, under the coordination of Hellenic Open Univer

Face to face training sessions for the Italian students

This event, which is part of a series of meetings created to support the WBL of Italian students, is divided into two distinct sessions, which will take place over two days in Rome, at Link Campus University. During the first day, there will be an intensive workshop on IoT applied to the cultural context, with practical activities that will stimulate the participation of the students. A questionnaire on digital transformation will follow. During the

The technological challenge of cultural heritage: the role of the industrial engineer

The event is part of the program “Matera Capital of Culture” and is organized by the National Council of Industrial Engineers. The conference will try to answer these questions: how new technologies are changing the fruition of culture? How technical and technological skills can be put at the service of the cultural industry? What new market opportunities are open to technical professionals in this field? Read more info here.

The Mu.SA project presented in the European conference 2019 ‘Embracing the virtual. European museums respond to the digital challenge’

Panagiota Polymeropoulou from the DAISSy Research Group - Hellenic Open University presented the Mu.SA project in the European conference 2019 ‘Embracing the virtual. European museums respond to the digital challenge’ co-organized by ICOM Europe & ICOM Greece. The conference took place at the Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece (21-22 November 2019). The title of her presentation was: Mu.SA project: Training the museum professionals in the digital era.

Mu.SA will be landing at RO.ME Museum Exhibition

The four emerging professional profiles defined within the research conducted by the Mu.SA network will be presented during the PANEL “The professions in the job market” on November 29th 2019. RO.ME gathers together visions, networking and business opportunities for museums, cultural venues and destinations. It is an international platform, a cultural hub that provides vision & knowledge sharing, business opportunities, networks & tools for the

MU.SA PROJECT FEATURED IN A PORTUGUESE ARTICLE ABOUT MUSEUMS AND THE DIGITAL SOCIETY

A new article "Museums and the Digital Society: Realities and Challenges in Portugal" by Ana Carvalho & Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) has been published. This article presents Mu.SA project research findings, focusing on the Portuguese case. The article is featured in a special issue about museums and the digital society by the Portuguese journal - "RM: Revista de Museus", edited by the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage (DGPC), the main gover...

THE MU.SA PROJECT IN THE ICOM 25th GENERAL CONFERENCE IN KYOTO

Mu.SA project was presented the 2nd September 2019 by Ana Carvalho from ICOM Portugal (and Alexandre Matos as co-author) at the 25th ICOM General Conference, in Kyoto, Japan. The paper presented - "Museum Professional Training and Digital Transformation: Thinking about the Present and Envisioning the Future" -  was part of ICTOP programme (http://bit.ly/2CNHzZr). ICTOP is the ICOM International Committee for the Training of Personnel. More informa

THE MU.SA PROJECT PRESENTED IN A PORTUGUESE CONFERENCE ABOUT GOOD PRACTICES IN MANAGING INFORMATION IN MUSEUMS

Alexandre Matos from ICOM Portugal (and Ana Carvalho as co-author) gave a talk about new competences for the museums of the future and the experience from the project Mu.SA. The talk was part of the program of a Portuguese conference about Good Practices in Managing Information ("Boas práticas na Gestão da Informação"). The conference took place in Lisbon at the "Museu das Comunicações" the 8th of November of 2019. The event was organized by the Portugu

THE MU.SA PROJECT IN THE ICOM CONFERENCE “REVOLUTION: VELVET X DIGITAL 30 YEARS OF DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA IN MUSEUMS

Ana Carvalho from ICOM Portugal (and Alexandre Matos as co-author) shared insights of the project Mu.SA and how to move museums transformation and change at the International ICOM Conference: "Revolution: Velvet x Digital 30 Years of Digital and Social Media in Museums". The event was organized by ICOM Slovensko (and other partners) and took place in Bratislava Castle (Slovakia) the 6-7 November 2019. The paper will be published in a forthcoming collect...

IDEAS FOR MUSEUMS DIGITAL (RE) TRANSFORMATION – ROME, ITALY

IDEAS FOR MUSEUMS DIGITAL (RE) TRANSFORMATION is the event on digital skills for change and innovation taking place in Rome, Link Campus University, via del Casale di San Pio V, 44 on Monday 16th September 2019 from 9:30 to 13.00. Don’t miss out on amazing speakers: Speakers include Talitha Vassalli Di Dachenhausen, Service Manager II Management and enhancement of museums and cultural sites, Mibac, Italian Ministry of Culture; Alberto del Bimbo, Directo