Museum Academy – 2019

Museum Academy is a joint project of the Foundation Cultural Heritage and Modernity, the Belarusian Committee of the International Council of Museums «ICOM», Goethe Institute in Minsk.

The project «Museum Academy» will be launched in April 2019, which is aimed at expanding the professional horizons of regional museums, strengthening their social role, acquaintance with the best foreign practices.

During the project implementation, fifteen trainers from among the museum employees of Belarus will be trained. They can use their knowledge and experience in their professional activities, becoming a kind of guide to the museum profession for their colleagues and for employees of other regional museums.

During 2019 the Academy will hold four two-day training seminars on the following topics: Cultural Memory and Museums; Museum Marketing and Communication; Design of Expositions and Exhibitions; Educational Strategies of the Museum. In October 2019, a week-long internship is planned for a group of trainers in Germany.

An International Conference on topical issues of Museum business will be held at the end of the project.