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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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Free offers with Playful Museums Festival 24

January 5, 2024
As part of Playful Museums Festival 24 we are offering two FREE 12 month...
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Global Voices Local Choices Celebration at Stormont

November 2, 2023
The project based on museums, diversity, and community input to decolonisation was celebrated at...
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Improving access at Newry and Mourne Museum

October 20, 2023
Easy Read Gallery Guides Launched at Newry and Mourne Museum Thanks to Museum Connect...
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MENII Memories, MENII Voices Workshop

October 2, 2023
CHESTER BEATTY, DUBLIN. FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER | 11:00 – 15:30 Irish Museums Association (IMA)...
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Student Placements

September 29, 2023
UU are currently looking for Expressions of Interest from potential host museums for their...
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Art Fund ‘Going Places’ Project

September 18, 2023
Art Fund are launching a new UK-wide programme, ‘Going Places’, that aims to engage...
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Nominations open for SMA Annual Awards For Excellence

September 13, 2023
Closing date for entry is midnight on 15th October 2023.
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National Lottery Heritage Fund Scholarship

September 12, 2023
One Young World and the The National Lottery Heritage Fund in Northern Ireland have...
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30 for 30

August 15, 2023
30 free memberships to celebrate 30 years of the NI Museums Council!
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Museum Forum and AGM announced

July 20, 2023
Save the date for NI Museums Council Museum Forum and AGM
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Museum Trends Survey 2022-23 update

July 17, 2023
Guidance Released for Museum Impact Statements.
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2023 IMA Annual Conference: Influencing Museums – call for papers

June 12, 2023
Do you have an idea for an engaging, thought-provoking, and inspiring conference session that...
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UK Museum Accreditation Scheme – guidance review now underway

April 20, 2023
The current Accreditation standard (2018) is the industry standard for UK museums and there...
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NI Museums Council joins the Climate Heritage Network

April 5, 2023
The NI Museums Council has joined the Climate Heritage Network, which is a voluntary,...
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NIMC Rebrands

March 24, 2023
The NI Museums Council was established in 1993 to support local museums (i.e. non-national...
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Public Consultation: Disability Action Plan 2023-27

March 21, 2023
The NI Museums Council is seeking feedback on its draft Disability Action Plan 2023-27,...
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Playful Museums Festival 2023

March 21, 2023
A group of local museums are joining forces to host the Playful Museums Festival in...
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The Science Festival Climate Tour

March 18, 2023
Northern Ireland Museums Council (NIMC), in collaboration with five local museums and the Northern...
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