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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.

It's managed by Michael Culture.

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The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH2018) has been a great success and has strongly contributed to the recognition of the diversity of CH and of its role on societal challenges.

To ensure that the efforts initiated during the Year have a lasting impact beyond 2018, the European Commission has released a European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage.

Michael Culture contributed to the EYCH by supporting & giving labels to events organized by its members, organizing events, supporting the communication and dissemination of the EYCH, contributing to the Stakeholders committee and advocating for the values components of the CH, by signing the Berlin call and by its strong involvement in the preparation of Culture Action Europe Statement for CH "Fast Forward Heritage".

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Contribute by the 14.09.2020

The European Commission launched a public consultation in view of the evaluation and possible revision of its main policy instrument to support the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector.

We welcome this consultation and invite all CH and related communities to contribute: acess to the consultation.


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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Participate ! Online Public Conference on Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Heritage - 21st of September - 18:00-19:00 CET // Now Online & via YouTube

In the framework of the European Heritage Days 2020, the NETCHER project is organizing an online public conference on the issues of illicit trafficking and theft of cultural objects.

Open to all European citizens, the objective of this conference is to make everyone aware of the dangers that illicit trafficking and looting of cultural property represent for our society and our heritage. With archaeologists, law enforcement agents, researchers and day to day fighters, come and join us to discuss and learn on how you can act and be engaged at your level in this overall fight against the looting and trafficking of cultural goods.

The the whole experience will be enhanced with the participation of Charlie Danger, a famous French YouTuber who will animate the discussion.

In addition, a Video will be published on the 20th Sept.

Link to the event via YouTube: here

Link to the Video from 20th Sept. : here

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January 2020 + 36 months

MCA is involved in the INDICES project aiming to empower policy-makers and decision-makers in the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) to fully understand the social and economic impact of digitisation in their sectors and address the need for innovative (re)use of cultural assets.

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020-DT-GOVERNANCE-13-2019). 

The project is coordinated by ICCU and involved 14 partners.

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JUDAICA 2.0 (February 2019-2020)

MCA contributes to the JUDAICA 2.0 project (CEF - Generic services) coordinated by Jewish Historical Museum - Netherlands.

The project aims to provide support to Jewish cultural heritage institutions to increase the amount of Jewish cultural heritage materials (digital content and metadata) accessible through Europeana, that is of high quality and available for re-use, and increase the awareness and usage of this content on Europeana. 

The partners are: Jewish Historical Museum (Netherlands), Alliance israélite universelle (France), Judaica Sammlung der Universitätsbibliothek der Goethe Universität (Germany), Semantika (Slovenia) and Michael Culture Aisbl (Belgium)

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(Sept.2019-2022) ERASMUS+

The Creative School aims to use the creative and innovative methods and tools developed throughout the Creative and Making Museum projects (ERASMUS+) and apply them to develop learning modules for children and school teachers. These modules will promote self-directed learning, critical and visual thinking skills by using cultural heritage content made available by the full and associate partner 

Partners: Dédale FR (coordinator), Cap Science FR, Chester Beatty Library Ireland, Heritec UK, Steps It, MCA BE, Suomen museoliitto ry Finland, ARS ELECTRONICA Austria UDRUGA ZA RAZVOJ URADI SAM KULTURE RADIONA Croatia

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Michael Culture Association | Brussels-Paris-Roma | Tél : +33 (0) 6 31 13 35 74 | contact@michael-culture.eu

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