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,
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
“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
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
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
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...
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...
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
25 – 26 May 2018, Istanbul, Turkey Akbank Sanat and ICTOP (International Committee for the Training of Personnel) are organizing Museum Studies Seminars which will take place in AKBANK SANAT art center, celebrating the International Museum day “Hyperconnected Museums: New Approaches, New Publics” and the 50th Anniversary of ICOM – ICTOP. In the two day seminars entitled “Communication Oriented Museums” museums’ changing face will be addressed and discuss...
We live in a society increasingly technological and digital. It is a mainstream tendency with inevitable impacts also for the museum sector. How is this transformation-affecting museum professional’s profile roles? What new competences are necessary and expected? Are there changes or up-skilling to be made? What kind of professional training is needed? In this short article, Ana Carvalho and Alexandre Matos discuss the project Mu.Sa - Museum Sector Allian