Events

National AthenaPlus and Lithuanian Council for Culture Conference “The Reuse of Digital Cultural Heritage for the Development of Tourism in Lithuania and Increasing Museum Attendance”

On November 19th National AthenaPlus and Lithuanian Council for Culture Conference „The Reuse of Digital Cultural Heritage for the Development of Tourism in Lithuania and Increasing Museum Attendance“ was held in Vytautas Kasiulis Art Museum in Vilnius. It was organized by the Lithuanian Art Museum’s (LAM) department, Lithuanian Museums’ Centre for Information, Digitisation and LIMIS (LM CID LIMIS). Daugiau...


6–7 June 2013 – WE ARE MUSEUMS – a 2-day event for professionals of culture and innovation

International conference is for people who believe that the power of innovation and creativity can help museums grow. Place: Contemporary Art Center (SMC) in Vilnius (Lithuania).
More information and registration at conference website www.wearemuseums.com


4–5 April 2013 – Hack4LT

The first cultural heritage and digital humanities orientated hackathon in Lithuania inspired by EUROPEANA (the biggest multi-lingual online collection of digitized cultural heritage) and DARIAH (Digital Research Infrustructure for Arts and Humanities) and organized by Vilnius University Faculty of Communication and Vilnius University Library. More www.kf.vu.lt/en/hack4lt


16–17 May 2012 – The Museums + Heritage Show in London

The Museums + Heritage Show is taking place on 16 + 17 May 2012 and the show is celebrating it’s 20th year! The Show brings together more than 130 museum suppliers with professionals working in museums, galleries, heritage & cultural visitor attractions. An annual event, incporating a trade exhibition, programme of free seminars and workshops plus the Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence. Official website www.museumsandheritage.com/


9 May 2012 – Museum Day for Europeana

Museum Day for Europeana at the Lithuanian Art Museum on Europe day, 9 May. We invite Lithuanian museums and other interested parts to learn more about Lithuanian cultural heritage on Europeana! The event starts at 10 a.m. at the Lithuanian Museums’ Centre for Information, Digitisation and LIMIS in Vilnius. Programme >


“EuropeanaPhotography” Content Seminar

The second seminar of the “EuropeanaPhotography” project dedicated to the selection of content took place in Leuven, Belgium, on the 12–13th April. The seminar was organized by the Catholic University of Leuven, the leader of the Themes, Collections and Content work package WP2. Representatives of the majority of project partners gathered to present their photography collections and objects of the 1839–1939 period that are to be digitised along with the themes of vintage photos. Daugiau...


Workshop for Lithuanian museums involved in EuropeanaPhotography project

The workshop on scanning old photographs was organized by the Lithuanian Museums’ Centre for Information, Digitization and LIMIS and took place at its mother institution, the Lithuanian Art Museum, on the 14th March 2012. The head of the centre Danutė Mukienė and the coordinator of EuropeanaPhotography in Lithuania Giedrė Asin Marco presented the main goals and objectives of the project, its administrative and financial issues. Among other issues discussed during the meeting were museums’ participation in the project and certain preparatory tasks concerned with the selection of the old photographs as objects for digitization as well as the actual process of digitizing them. The second part of the workshop was dedicated to the practical training on scanning photographic images, positives and negatives. Specialists from 16 museums have learnt to scan objects and edit digital images. Daugiau...


The international conference Digital Strategies for Heritage 2011 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

On 6–9 December 2011. Digital Strategies for Heritage (DISH) is a bi-annual international conference on digital heritage and the strategies that heritage institutions can follow. Triggered by changes in society, heritage organisations face many challenges and need to make strategic decisions about their activities and services. The key motivators for the conference are inspiration, knowledge, skills and networking.
The conference welcomes all who make or influence decisions touching on the field of cultural heritage (directors and managers of heritage institutions, policy-makers, innovators and researchers). DISH enables participants to learn more about strategic decisions on all aspects of digital heritage, as well as about how their fellow participants are coping with strategy.
More in conference website http://www.dish2011.nl/about