A new special issue of ICOM’s peer-reviewed journal, Museum International, is dedicated to the theme "Museums in a Digital World". This issue includes an article by Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos (ICOM Portugal) about Mu.SA project. The article is entitled: "Museum Professionals in a Digital World: Insigths from a Case Study in Portugal" and explores the key findings of the first phase of the research for the Portuguese case study. Museum International

Infoday of Mu.SA in Larissa, Greece

The DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University, with the support of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Larissa, the Cultural and Science deputy mayorship of the Municipality of Larissa, the 'Larissa - the learning city" and the Association "Hippocrates in Larissa", organized an Infoday entitled "The management of digital cultural Heritage & Digital Skills for Museum Professionals" (in Greek "Η διαχείριση της ψηφιακής πολιτιστικής κληρονομιά &

Promotion of project MuSA at the infoday on Intergenerational Learning

The Infoday on Intergenerational Learning titled "Learning from Generation to Generation" was held with success and remarkable participation at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa – G. Katsigras Museum, on 29 November 2018. The event was co-organized by the DAISSy research group of Hellenic Open University, the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa, the "Hippocrates in Larissa" Association and the Larissa Deputy Mayor of Social Policy, as part of the "Larissa

Development of digital skills in museums. The European project Mu.SA

ICOM Greece presented Mu.SA project in the National Conference titled "Friends of Museums in Current Museum Practice". The conference was organised by the Hellenic Federation of Friends of Museums, under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and of the Regional Unit of Thessaly. It took place in Volos (Greece) on October 5-6-7. On October 6th, Mr Philippos Mazarakis-Ainian, vice-president of ICOM-GR and Mu.SA team member, delivered

Museums and Training: Digital Skills for the Future Museum

The AKMI Institute of Vocational Training and the DAISSy research team of the Hellenic Open University invite you to the Infoday entitled "Museums and Training: Digital Skills for the Future Museum" (in Greek) on Tuesday, 6 November 2018, hours: 16:00 - 20:00 , at the AKMI premises, in Athens. The workshop is organized within the framework of the European Mu.SA - Museum Sector Alliance, funded by the Erasmus + / Sector Skills Alliance, coordinated by the D

Promotion of Mu.SA during the 83rd TIF

Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the most important exhibition event in Greece, and one of the most important events in Southeastern Europe, was held for the 83rd time from 8 to 16 September 2018. During this week, the heart of entrepreneurship, innovation, and US tech excellence was beating in Thessaloniki. With a total of 20 official, direct state participations and USA as the honored country, TIF succeeded in attracting more than 280.000 visitors,

MOOC on Essential Digital Skills for Museum Professionals

Mu.SA – Museum Sector Alliance project opens a series of online and offline learning opportunities to develop essential digital skills for museum professionals. The news is out – subscription for the Mu.SA Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is now open. Are you a museum professional and want to advance your IT skills? Are you considering of finding a job in the museum or cultural sectors? Are you interested in cultural management, design of digital collect

Promotion of project MuSA at the “Spoudase” Festival

“Spoudase” Festival, the biggest festival for all levels of Education in Greece, was organized for the second consecutive year at the Technopolis of the City of Athens on 19 & 20 May 2018. The Festival hosted more than 300 participants from all levels of education, which communicated and presented programs, activities and exhibits related to Education, Training, Innovation, Science and Technology. It was a major event, during which visitors got acquai

Mu.SA Project MOOC

Title: Essential digital skills for museum professionals Duration: 8 weeks Starts: 07 January 2019 Registration: until 23 December 2018 About this course The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aims, especially, to support museum professionals in improving their digital competences, so as to become more productive in the new digital era, efficient in collaborating with other professionals and organizations inside and outside of their sector, and suc

Presentation of project Mu.SA at the Festival for Combating Multiple Discrimination in Crete

DAISSy Research Group of Hellenic Open University (HOU) participated successfully at the Festival for Combating Multiple Discrimination organized on 25 May 2018 in Heraklion, Crete. The action falls under the project: "Fighting multiple discrimination in Greece: Promoting equality through active participation and policy-making" that is funded from the EU's Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) program. The festival was organized by the Region of Crete, wh