Fundamentally, the cultural heritage sector’s role is to tell stories. Up to now, these stories have been somewhat passive. Digital, however, offers new, exciting possibilities which place visitors front and centre and positioning them as participants
Europa Nostra issued Learning Kits for heritage civil society organisations on three crucial topics: Fundraising, Awareness-Raising & Advocacy, and Citizen Engagement & Education.
Eastern Partnership Cultural Observatory presented its next brief dedicated to the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
The year sees thousands of events and celebrations taking place across Europe.
Siobhan Warrington is a British expert on oral history and oral testimony, and the director of Oral Testimony Works, a community interest company. Siobhan Warrington gave a lecture in Kyiv, at the invitation of the EU-EaP Culture and Creativity Programme, in which she talked about what oral testimony is and how these personal accounts can be applied in the cultural sector.
The Design Handbook for Cultural Centres explores 30 cases of urban renovation initiatives and cultural activism that transformed old buildings into cultural spaces. The author of the handbook, Peter Lényi, collected 123 stories about the difficulties faced when launching those projects and the social benefits that creative centres bring to communities.
Social Impact Hub “Effendi Villa” is a Georgian NGO based in the town of Kobuleti. Their goal is to preserve and revitalize historic buildings, communities and places in the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Georgia. From this case study, you will learn how to use education and arts as the tools for changing attitudes and making local people aware about protecting cultural heritage.
The EU and Eastern Partnership “Culture and Creativity” Programme studied the cultural landscape of Armenia and identified the opportunities and challenges existing in the country.
Organised by ICCROM – International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, the Prince Claus Fund, the Smithsonian Institution and the Netherlands Commission for UNESCO, a course on “First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis” will be held in Tilburg, the Netherlands, between 31 July and 24 August 2018.