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Tower Museum. Photography by Neil Keery

Global Voices, Local Choices

Guidance Document Launched

Attendees of the Global Voices Local Choices showcase on the main stairs of Parliament Buildings Stormont

Online Session - 26th September 2024

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NI War memorial. Photography by Neil Keery

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Online training session

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NI Museums Council

We are a registered charity and non-departmental public body that supports and develops the local museum sector in Northern Ireland through:

  • Accreditation
  • Grant aid
  • Training & skills development
  • Research
  • Networking events
  • Guidance & professional support
  • Advocacy
  • Sectoral programming
  • Developing strategic partnerships
An Overview

Latest updates and news

Global Voices Local Choices Guidance Document Launched

June 7, 2024
New guidance document based on learnings from the decolonisation partnership project was launched at...
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NIMC offers subsidised places for ICOM UK Conference

February 19, 2024
Apply for a subsidised place at ICOM UK 2024 Conference
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2024 IMA-NIMC Education & Outreach Forum – call for papers

February 14, 2024
The call for session proposals is now open, with a closing date of noon,...
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Northern Ireland Museums Council Launches Museum Trends Survey to Inform Sectoral Strategy

January 30, 2024
The Northern Ireland Museums Council (NIMC) is pleased to announce the launch of the...
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Our Publications

From time to time NIMC undertakes research on various aspects of the museum sector in Northern Ireland. Visit our Resources Page to find some of the reports we have published in recent years.

The Linen Hall Library


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As a registered charity, we rely on funding from a variety of sources. Our members take pride in supporting an organisation that is committed to developing local museums in Northern Ireland for this and future generations.

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