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ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme

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Valentina Riccardi Culture Department Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) Culture



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The ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme enhances the professional development of museum educators in Asia and Europe, and strengthens cultural understanding between the two regions.

 

The programme seeks to develop a broader knowledge and understanding about Asian and European cultures, share best practices in museum education between partner-museums, and develop capacity in the framework of educational activities rooted in social and intercultural dialogue.

 

ASEMUS offers grants for the exchange of museum educators between Asian and European museums that are members of the network. Applications are subject to an international peer review panel, which is responsible for the selection of participants.

 

For more information on this grant, go to http://asemus.museum/project/museums-education-outreach-and-public-programme/ 

Project Updates

  • In 2015, ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme will support two exchanges:

    A)Exchange between the National Museum, Manila (Philippines) and the Natural History Museum (London, UK)

    The project will enable John Rey Callado, Museum Researcher at the National Museum, Manila, and Brad Irwin, Senior Learning Engagement Manager, National History Museum, London, to spend two weeks at each other’s museum.

    The aim of the exchange visits is to work on exchanging, understanding and knowledge about each other’s cultures, collection and strategies in audience engagement.

    More information: http://asemus.museum/project/philippines-uk-museum-education-exchange/

    B)Exchange between the Shanghai Museum (PRC) and the Latvian National Museum of Art (Latvia)

    The project will enable Ma Yunjie, Museum Educator, at the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, and Kristine Milere, Curator of Education, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, to spend two weeks at each other’s museum.

    The aim of the exchange visits is to: Exchange, understand and gain knowledge about each other’s cultures, collection and strategies in audience engagement.

    More information: http://asemus.museum/project/china-latvia-museum-education-exchange/

  • ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme enhances the professional development of museum educators in Asia and Europe and strengthens connections and cultural understanding between the two regions.

    Deadline for submission for 2015 grants: 15 September 2014 Results will be out in October 2014 and the exchange should happen within 2015

    Interested parties from member-museums in Europe and Asia, please address your enquiries and applications to Jenny Siung, Head of Education, Chester Beatty Library at jennys[at]cbl.ie and Karen Chin, Assistant Director Education, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore at Karen_chin[at]nhb.gov.sg respectively.

    More information please visit the ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme on ASEMUS website

  • In 2014, ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme supports a project submitted by staff at the GRASSI Museum of Ethnography (Leipzig, Germany) and the National Folk Museum of Korea (Seoul).

    The project will enable Sylvia Wackernagel, Museum Learning and Outreach Officer at the GRASSI Museum of Ethnography, and Eunmi Yi, Curator at the National Folk Museum of Korea, to spend two weeks at each other’s museum.

    The aim of the exchange visits is to work on mutual capacity-building in the development of exhibitions, interactive spaces and programmes that promote authentic ways of understanding different cultures.

     

    Read more on ASEMUS website

  • A project submitted by staff of the Helinä Rautavaara Museum (Espoo, Finland) and the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (Hanoi) has been selected under the 2014 call of ASEMUS’ Educational Exchange and Outreach Programme.

    Thanks to the grant provided by ASEMUS, Ilona Niinikangas, curator for education at the Helinä Rautavaara Museum, and Vũ Hồng Nhi, Vice Head of the Education Department at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, will be able to carry out a two-week visit at each other’s museum.

    The aim of this exchange is to analyse and learn from their respective experiences in strategic planning, international partnerships and educational programming. In addition, they also plan to collect materials on folk toys and festivals in both countries and to conduct workshops with these items in each other’s museums. Both museums specialise in ethnology and ethnography.

    Read more on ASEMUS website

  • ASEMUS Grants for Museum Educators

    Published on 01 Oct 2013

    Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) is currently promoting the exchange of museum educators in Asia and Europe to enhance their professional experience and strengthen cultural understanding between the two regions. This ‘Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme’ has been supported by ASEF since 2006.

    The grant programme helps to develop a broader understanding about Asian and European cultures, share best practices in museum education between partner-museums, and improve capacity in the framework of educational activities rooted in intercultural dialogue.

    Museum educators from the ASEMUS network are invited to apply to this 2-week exchange programme by submitting proposals. Their proposals need to address critical issues and themes relevant for both Asia and Europe.

    Interested Asian and European individuals working in museums that are not yet members of the ASEMUS network are also encouraged to request ASEMUS membership for their museum and can subsequently apply for the grant.

    Deadline for submissions is 1 December 2013.

    Click here to apply