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: December 2018 Registration: until 20/10/2018 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 successful

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

The Mu.SA Project at the Museum Studies Seminars “Communication Oriented Museums”

Akbank Sanat and ICTOP successfully organized five Musical Studies Seminars that took place at the AKBANK SANAT Art Center, celebrating the International Museum Day "Hybrid Connected Museums: New Approaches, New Publics" and the 50th anniversary of ICOM - ICTOP. In the two-day seminars entitled "Communication-Oriented Museums", the changing faces of the museums are confronted and negotiated, without denying, the new conditions created by technology, tak...

Museums, education and training in the digital era

Co-organized event by ICOM-Hellenic National Committee and the Hellenic Open University-DAISSy Research Group within the framework of the Mu.SA project. An open event targeted to the museum community in Greece, exploring the following topics directly linked to the activities of the Mu.SA project: Digital competencies and training opportunities for museum professionals Accessing museum collections through digital communication The event take...

Cultural heritage audiences in the digital environment

Co-organized event by Institut für Museumsforschung Berlin State Museums – Prussian Cultural Heritage (IfM) ,  Istituto Beni Cultural  Region of Emilia-Romagna, Mu.SA Project , Michael Culture Association and Museum of Communication Berlin under the umbrella of NEMO A one day conference dedicated to digital technologies and cultural heritage , exploring the following topics linked to the Digital: Accessing cultural heritage through digital infrastr