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We are a global organisation of museums and museum professionals committed to the promotion & protection of cultural heritage. 🌏
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From virtual tours to engaging hashtags, we've put together a list of case studies and best practices in digital outreach that can inspire museums in reaching their public remotely 🏦📲🏡 ℹ️ 
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ICOM Oct 28
Museums that maintain collections hold them in trust for the benefit of society and its development. 📘 ℹ️
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ICOM Oct 27
A success story in the fight against illicit traffic: Geneva's efforts to protect global cultural heritage  📖
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UNESCO Oct 26
Digital materials are essential for all aspects of life - research🔬, media📰 & the law⚖️. But as technology changes, their longevity & utility are threatened. See our efforts to preserve documentary heritage & join the us🗓️27 October:
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ICOM Oct 27
✅ Quarantine objects ✅ Extend loans if possible ✅ Limit handling the collection These are some of the recommendations by ICOM and ICOM-CC to adapt conservation practices to limitations. ℹ️ 
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ICOM Oct 26
collections are a significant public inheritance, (...) Inherent in this public trust is the notion of stewardship that includes rightful ownership, permanence, documentation, accessibility and responsible disposal. 📘
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ICOM Oct 24
The Franklin Institute of Philadelphia is telling the terracotta warriors story in another way 📖
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ICOM Oct 23
Museums have the duty to acquire, preserve and promote their collections as a contribution to safeguarding the natural, cultural and scientific heritage. 📘
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ICOM Oct 23
Los museos buscan rentabilizar su presencia en la Red | via , con entrevista al Presidente del ICOM Alberto Garlandini ✍️ Por
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ICOM Oct 23
It's , get to know our partners! represents the global voice of the library and information professions, promotes high standards of work and defends the principle of to information. 📚 🎉
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ICOM Oct 23
‘An open experiment’ at Tate 📖
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The Best in Heritage Oct 19
publication is available for free download on our website and for viewing on
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ICOMEsp Oct 22
🏛️14 de Noviembre: 🌒"Noche de los Museos" 🌒, conoce la programación para esta jornada en Barcelona, España.
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ICOM Oct 22
🛡️Ensuring security during is a challenge for both museum professionals and police services. Together with , ICOM has developed a set of recommendations to adapt existing security protocols to the new normal. ℹ️ 
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ICOM Oct 21
¡Gracias Montse! Nos alegramos que de lo haya podido disfrutar. No dude en echar un vistazo a los próximos webinars que tenemos preparados:
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ICOM Oct 21
Replying to @IcomOfficiel
Thanks to everyone who participated in our second webinar! The reply of the session is still available on and soon on our youtube channel! See you on November 4 for our next Webinar on Emergency Management!
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ICOM Oct 21
Replying to @IcomOfficiel
🗨️Can digital access disincentivise people from visiting the museum in person? 💬 Ramiro: Digital is not a reenactment of physical. It just gives you many more opportunities to go deeper into the collections, or experiences that you cannot always have on-site.
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ICOM Oct 21
Replying to @IcomOfficiel
🗨️ What about security, how can we make museums safe spaces through digital transformation? 💬Catherine: There are lots of technologies around security these days, such as smart buildings, which can detect people running, objects moving, etc.
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ICOM Oct 21
Replying to @IcomOfficiel
🗨️What about influencer communications? 💬Marikje: The content still has to be relevant. If you are able to tell more about your collection through an influencer who has a meaningful connection with it, you will reach an audience that otherwise you wouldn't.
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ICOM Oct 21
Replying to @IcomOfficiel
Did you know? In 2019, 49% percent of the world's population still doesn't have Internet access🌐 If we want to make museums more accessible digitally, promoting equal access to the Internet is necessary! 💻📶
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