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Michael Culture Association (Aisbl - Belgium) is an European trans-domain devoted to European digital cultural heritage valorisation. It gathers a strong network of more than 100 public and private organizations from all over Europe. Key actor in the promotion and valorization of the digital cultural content, Michael Culture develops tools and services for cultural institutions and the general public. Linked to other major European cultural heritage networks and projects such as Europeana, Europe's Digital Library, Michael Culture Association supports European and national cultural policies. It also aims at enhancing the network of European professionals working on digital cultural heritage and advocating for DCH.

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MUSEU-HUB is a reference point for European museums and other cultural institutions hosting museum collections in the field of digital cultural heritage and aggregation for Europeana.

It provides services, good practices, training, help-desk, documentation, updating on digitisation, standards, aggregation, IPR and reuse, multilingualism and terminologies, digital exhibitions, digital storytelling tools.

Museu is managed by Michael Culture.

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In our Newsletter you will find news about MCA , Members and Partners as well as news related to EU events and policies.

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Michael Culture Association has now a YouTube Channel!

Watch the records of our workshops and webinars HERE

 
MUSEU-at-EAF

MUSEU will present one of the Parallel sessions of the first European Aggregators' Fair. The 45 minutes session is entitled "A bridge for museums who want to join Europeana" and will be held on 16 June at 13:00 CEST.

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EA Fair

Europeana Aggregators' Fair

16 & 17 June 2021

The Europeana Aggregators’ Forum and Europeana Foundation will hold the first ever Aggregators’ Fair. Europeana Aggregators’ Forum will open their virtual doors to cultural heritage professionals and anyone with an interest in high quality, open cultural heritage content.

Read more and register HERE

 
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Porto Santo Charter

MCA was honoured to to co-chair a workshop of the Conference “From Democratization to Cultural Democracy: Rethinking Institutions and Practices” organised under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, between the 27th and the 28th of April 2021. The Conference gathered 450 participants from 37 countries around the world.

More resources, including videos of the conference, will soon be posted online at https://portosantocharter.eu/ .

Read the charter HERE

 
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NEW EU PROJECT: Crowdschool

Crowdschool project aims to promote creative learning at school, thanks to a collaborative Crowdsourcing Annotation Process. The project brings together heritage, education, and technical experts. From 2020 to 2023, CrowdSchool will be implementing strategies to work with partner schools and enhance the learning experience of students while promoting European cultural heritage databases.

The project is coordinated by Dédale (France) and brings together 10 partners including Michael Culture Association.

It is a project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

Read more about Crowdschool: WEBSITE

 
TheGLAMers

NEW EU PROJECT: The GLAMers

March 2021 - February 2023

The GLAMers project aims to enhance GLAMs through youth involvement by providing uses cases emphasizing youth engagement as a means of GLAM recovery, create an open access collection of digital resources, map social change and disseminate the actions by events involving youth audiences.

The project is coordinated by The Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus) and brings together 5 partners including Michael Culture Association.

Read more about The GLAMers: WEBSITE

 
 
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DSI4 WEBINARS


19 & 29 April 2021

In the framework of the DSI initiative, MUSEU aggregator, managed by Michael Culture, is organising two webinars:

« Benefits of sharing content with Europeana » (19 April 2021)

and

« Museums going digital: why invest on quality digital content? » (29 April 2021)


The two webinars are open to the cultural heritage institutions and Museums professionals.

More information and registration HERE

 
PORTO SANTO

REGISTER: PORTO SANTO CHARTER EVENT
27-28.04.2021

MCA is honoured to co-chair the workshop1 of the Conference “From Democratization to Cultural Democracy: Rethinking Institutions and Practices”.

The hybrid event, organised under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union between the 27th and the 28th of April 2021.

It will take place in Porto Santo Island, on the Madeira Archipelago, one of the outermost regions of Europe. As an hybrid event, it will feature a strong online presence, mobilising the collaboration of major European cultural networks and non-governmental organisations.

Read more & register: here

 
INDICES

Save the date ! INDICES

INDICES is organising the next consultation #workshop with two sessions on April 20 & 21 
✔️ The first session will focus on the emergent forms of digital cultural production/re-production, participation and re-use of CHIs’ content in DSM
✔️The second session will focus on sharing collections sustainably and meaningfully, an introduction to rights management in cultural organisations

More information to follow soon, so stay tuned!

Read more about INDICES: HERE

 
 
4CH

NEW EU PROJECT: 4CH COMPETENCE CENTER

January 2021-December 2023

4CH is a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Commission (Grant Agreement n.101004468).

The 4CH project will design and prepare for a European Competence Centre (CC) on the Conservation of Cultural Heritage which will work proactively for the preservation and conservation of cultural heritage (CH). The project aims to start implementing the structure, organization and services of the CC which will operate as a virtual infrastructure providing expertise, advice and services using state-of-the-art ICT with a special focus on 3D technology

The project is coordinate by ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE (Italy) bringing together 18 partners including Michael Culture Association

Read more about 4CH: WEBSITE

 

EC CONSULTATION ON DIGITAL & CULTURAL HERITAGE

OPEN LETTER VIMM, CUT, NEMO, CAE & MCA

September 2020

Digital technologies are a decisive factor for the relevance of Cultural Heritage in the future.
Beyond responding to the public consultation, we - VIMM, CUT, NEMO, CAE & MCA - would like to stress some key developments and challenges that we deem central to digital cultural heritage. wish to contribute to the ongoing discussion a few additional ideas, which can be found in the attached Open Letter to the EC: Open Letter

 
 
 
 
 

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