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Kunst- en Cultuurmanagement / Arts and Culture Management: Museums


According to the definition of the International Council of Museums, a museum is a non-profit institution that collects, stores, investigates and exhibits the material and immaterial testimonies of people and their environment. A museum is open to the public and provides information about the collection for study, education and recreation. Below you will find examples of organizations involved in the work of museums. The websites of these organizations usually provide tabs and links to "Topics" or "Themes", "Publications", or "Documents" or "Research". This is where you will often discover reports and more information.

ICOM - International Council of Museums

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) is a membership association and a non-governmental organisation which establishes professional and ethical standards for museum activities. As forum of experts, it makes recommendations on issues related to cultural heritage, promotes capacity building and advances knowledge. ICOM is the voice of museum professionals on international stage and raises public cultural awareness through global networks and co-operation programmes.

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NEMO - Network of Museum Organisations

The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) ensures museums are an integral part of European life by promoting their work and value to policy makers and by providing museums with training, information, networking and opportunities for collaboration.

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