Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Artists & Creatives
COVID-19 Recovery Resource Platform

Sector: Cultural Heritage & Museums

EU response

European web conference

A European web conference on the value and use of 3D digital cultural heritage for resilience, recovery and sustainability.

Tools & Resources

Comparative overview of Covid measures for CCS

A comparative overview that translates the Compendium’s COVID-19 country reports into a table, resulting in a simplified overview of all financial measures outlined in the reports.

Advocacy Initiatives

Cultural Heritage and Museums as agents of resilience post-covid19

An open letter sent on April 24th 2020 to the Belgian Prime Minister, Ms Sophie Wilmès; to the Belgian Regional Ministers: Mr Jan Jambon for the Flemish Region, Mr Elio Di Rupo for the Walloon Region and Mr Rudi Vervoort for the Brussels Capital Region ; to the Belgian Community Ministers : Mr Jan Jambon for the Flemish Community, Mr Pierre-Yves Jeholet for the Fench Community, and Oliver Paasch for the German Community; to the MPs of the different Belgian political entities; to the Belgian mayors; and to all Belgian politicians.

Events

Getting creative with paper monuments in times of confinement

To celebrate this year’s International Day for Monuments and Sites, the UNESCO Chair in cooperation with the ERA Chair on Digital Cultural Heritage at the Cyprus University of Technology and the Perrevia Network in Greece launch a Panhellenic social media campaign to promote cultural heritage in the current COVID-19 period.

Stories / Good practices

Italy – a digital library

A digital collection containing valuable old books, as a result of the cooperation between University Library of Belgrade, University Library of Banja Luka and Library Lazic (the library of  Adligat Society).

Events

XXI Cerveira International Art Biennial

The Cerveira International Art Biennial takes place in Vila Nova de Ceveira (North of Portugal), it is one of the most outstanding festivals of visual arts and is an important event for the national and international artistic culture.

Stories / Good practices

Storia.Edu

An online initiative on history matters, to help schools of all levels during the Coronavirus lockdown

Organisations and initiatives

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

The International Council of Museums is an international organisation of museums and museum professionals which is committed to the research, conservation, continuation and communication to society of the world’s natural and cultural heritage, present and future, tangible and intangible.

Organisations and initiatives

Europeana

Europeana works with thousands of European archives, libraries and museums to share cultural heritage for enjoyment, education and research. Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, artworks.

Organisations and initiatives

Europa Nostra

Europa Nostra was founded in 1963. For almost six decades, Europa Nostra has been committed to giving shape and voice to an ever-growing citizens’ movement who support cultural and natural heritage across Europe. Europa Nostra represents some 350 organisations and over 1,000 individuals from 40 countries in Europe and beyond, and is supported by a wide network of public and private stakeholders.

Webinar: Museum lives in post-pandemia

This webinar shall explore the ways and means how institutions can sustain relevance over time even when circumstances dictate closure. It shall also provide practical

Organisations and initiatives

Trans Europe Halles

TEH is repurposing abandoned buildings for arts, culture and activism since 1983. Based in Sweden with more than 127 members in 36 different countries across Europe – from Spain to Ukraine, center around three founding pillars: People, Arts and Buildings.

Organisations and initiatives

UNESCO

UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation that seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.