The LEM Associate Partners
- TEC-Lab/ Università della Svizzera Italiana
TEC-Lab (Technology Enhanced Communication Laboratory) is a research lab at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of USI, the Università della Svizzera italiana (Switzerland) which develops theoretical and applied research to establish in what way the use of technologies and interactive media can back up and reinforce communication processes, in particular in the area of cultural heritage.
- NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations
The Network of European Museum Organisations is an independent network of museum associations and similar bodies representing the museum community of Europe.
- Latvian Museums Association
Latvian Museum Association is non-governmental association where, on the voluntary basis for common goals and projects to be realized, state, local government and private museums have joined. In 2010 there were 102 museums united by the LMA.
- Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation V. Papantoniou
The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation “V. Papantoniou” is a privately supported foundation, based in Nafplion. It was founded in 1974, and its aim is the research, preservation, study and presentation of the material culture of the Peloponnese, as well as of the whole of Greece. It is housed in the residence of Vas. Papantoniou, which was converted into a museum in 1981. This same year, it won the European Museum of the Year main Award (EMYA).
- Irish Museums Association
The Irish Museums Association is a voluntary, not for profit association, founded in 1977. It is dedicated to promoting the interests of museums and the Irish museums community (those who work and are interested in museums) throughout Ireland, north and south of the border.
- Federal Academy for Cultural Professionalizing
The Federal Academy for Cultural Professionalisation Wolfenbuettel (Bundesakademie) was founded in 1986 and is organized as a non-governement, non-commercial registered association. Members of the organization are the states of Lower Saxony, Bremen, Schleswig-Holstein, the Federal Government of Germany, the city and county of Wolfenbüttel, and numerous associations of the cultural sphere as well as individuals.
- Ruse Art Gallery
Ruse Art Gallery was established in 1933. With 1000 square meters of exposition space divided into three compartments: Painting; Graphic & Prints; Sculpture, the Gallery arranges 30 exhibitions per year - works from the Gallery’s collections, visiting one-man, group and general exhibitions and performances of Bulgarian and foreign artists. Exchange between the artists, culture and trance- border connections became a special focus of the Gallery’s policy in recent years.
Eccom - European Centre for Cultural Organisation and Management has been founded in 1995 with the aim of promoting an interdisciplinary approach to cultural organisations. Formed by economists, archaeologists, art historians and experts in cultural training and communication, ECCOM carries out analyses, consultancies and research works for public administrations and private organisations.
- Museo Diffuso
The Museum of Resistance, Deportation, War, Rights and Freedom opened on May the 30th, 2003 with the main aim of experimenting with original and innovative forms of communication as well as stimulating active dialogue with present day society. Starting from World War II, it focuses mainly on the great issues of rights and freedom.
- Genus Bononiae
Genus Bononiae. Museums in the City is a cultural and artistic museum route running through eight buildings in the historical centre of Bologna, that have been renovated and rehabilitated for public use. Genus Bononiae has been realised and is managed by a private city bank Foundation named Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Bologna.
- Norrköpings Stadsmuseum
Norrköping City Museum opened in 1981, focusing on the past of Norrköping as a textile manufacturing centre and housing one of Sweden´s largest handicraft collections. The museum is a popular public site, and offers a vast programme for both children and adults with pedagogical programmes, temporary exhibitions on different themes and guided walks throughout the city.
- The Finnish National Gallery
The Sinebrychoff Art Museum, The Finnish National Gallery is the only museum in Finland specializing in old foreign art. The Museum is located in Bulevardi in a beautiful palace designed by Jean Wik in 1842. A visit to a museum includes the Sinebrychoff Family Home Museum as well as the collections of old art.
- Tallinn City Museum
Tallinn City Museum was founded in 1937. It is a local museum meaning it is mainly concentrated on collecting, reasearching, exhibiting and communicating the history of Tallinn and its people. During the last decade the museum has grown rapidly and today it has all together 10 branch museums.
- History Links Project - Lifford/Clonleigh Resource Centre
The History Links Project is based in the northwest of Ireland. The catchment is the border areas of East Donegal, Inishowen, Limavady District and West Tyrone. Participants research their own history and culture through a supportive and structured adult education curriculum. Their findings are then shared with their peers in groups and online.
- Kalmar County Museum
Kalmar läns museum is a regional museum responsible for the cultural heritage in the county of Kalmar. The museum is working in the fields of cultural history, archaeology, marine archaeology, tourism, exhibits and educational programs.
- Associazione Civita Research Department “G. Imperatori”
The Civita Group (Associazione Civita and Civita Servizi) was funded between 1987 and 1999, to enhance and promote cultural heritage also through projects, studies and research, and the management of services for visitors inside Italian museums. This structure enables us to provide an effective integrated range of competencies and services for culture.
- Expertise Centre for Digital Media - iDiscover project
The Expertise centre for Digital Media is a research institute of Hasselt University (UHasselt) and has been active in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) since 1987. Our research focuses on three competence areas: Computer Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction and Multimedia & Communication Technology. Research and Development topics include among others: games, entertainment, e-Health, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Mobile (Collaborative) Systems, Smart Environments,…
- Klassik Stiftung Weimar
The Classic Foundation Weimar is a unique ensemble of cultural memorial sites; it manages a large number of research institutes, historical houses, museums, palaces and parks. Eleven of its properties are mentioned in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site “Classical Weimar”. More than 700,000 people visit the Klassik Stiftung’s institutions every year. The Klassik Stiftung Weimar is a public foundation and non-profit organisation.
- LWL Industrial Museum
The LWL-Industrial Museum Westphalian (State Museum of Industrial Heritage and Culture) preserves, researches and presents the cultural heritage of the industrial age. Eight outstanding industrial heritage sites in Westphalia are building the base for the museum’s work: three collieries, one blast furnace plant, a ship lift, a textile factory, a brickworks and a glassworks. As a monument, museum, think tank and forum at the same time the museum devots its work to the history and presents of work and every day life of the people in the region today.
- Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is a non-profit institution and its mission is to support and promote all areas of the arts (visual arts, music, theatre, cinema, dance, fashion and literature) and to develop relations with Italian and foreign cultural centres, public bodies, arts professionals and personalities from around the world.
- Museum of Technology
Museum of Technology is the only general museum of technology in Finland. The exhibitions demonstrate how technological and industrial advances have influenced Finnish society and everyday life, and how Finland actually changed from an agrarian society into a high-tech country. Temporary theme exhibitions and versatile facilities give to a visit constantly new perspectives.
- Sagalund Museum Foundation
The Sagalund Museum Foundation administers three museums located on the Kimito island, on the south west coast of Finland: The Sagalund open-air museum, the Iron works museum of Dalsbruk and the Lock factory museum of Björkboda.
- Historia S.n.c.
Art, history, archaeology, literature, architecture, and peasants’ culture: our proposals are aimed at (re)discovery and divulgation of all aspects of human culture.
Lauba – People and Art House was opened in June 2011. Lauba is a unique hybrid of the Filip Trade company and the Filip Trade Collection activities. It is a non-profit organisation, with one person employed as a chief curator (Vanja Žanko) and eight volunteers. The program is operated by them and by freelance professionals, engaged for different projects.
- Forum of Slavic Cultures
The Forum of Slavic Cultures is a leading international organization for intercultural dialogue in the Slavic world. It was founded in 2004 and unites thirteen Slavic countries. It connects authors, researchers and institutions in arts, education, and research of the Slavic cultural space, promoting and preserving the Slavic cultural heritage.
- Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Located in Dublin's city centre, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, originally called The Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, houses one of Ireland's foremost collections of modern and contemporary art. The original collection, donated by the Gallery's founder Sir Hugh Lane in 1908, has now grown to include over 2000 artworks, ranging from the Impressionist masterpieces of Manet, Monet, Renoir and Degas to works by leading national and international contemporary artists.
- National Cinema Museum - Education Department
The National Cinema Museum - Maria Adriana Prolo is one of the most important of its kind in the world thanks to it vast collection and the many different scientific and educational activities it carries out. But what makes it truly unique is its special exhibit setup. The museum is located inside the Mole Antonelliana, a bizarre and fascinating monument which is the symbol of the City of Torino.
- M – Museum Leuven
The combination of present and past is typical for the way M works: the museum offers a unique mix of old and new art. Temporary exhibitions allow a multitude of disciplines, from painting and sculpture to photography, video, film and architecture to find their place in the museum. M is an exciting meeting place where there’s always something going on. Every year, there are approximately 20 exhibitions and over 100 activities such as lectures, seminars, colloquiua, activities for children, guided tours for groups… Yearly, 125.000 persons visit the museum. Moreover,120 volunteers and 1500 “M-bassadors” support the running of the museum.
- Red House Alfredo Panzini’s Museum
Red House Alfredo Panzini’s Museum: The Casa Rossa (Red House) is the mansion, where the writer Alfredo Panzini (Senigalia 1863 – Rome 1939) spent a big part of his life, specially the summers, with his family. The mansion became a meeting place for friends, humanists and was for the writer a privileged point of observation of that rural world that converges in his narratives.
- Lithuanian Sea Museum
A unique maritime complex, situated on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, was opened in 1979. It houses navigation history, sea nature, aquarium exhibitions. In pools around the aquarium building visitors can admire sea birds and mammals. An ethnographic fisherman’s farmstead and ground with fishing vessels presents maritime heritage of different ages. The dolphinarium was opened in 1994 and it iss the only dolphinarium in the Eastern Baltic.
- Mapa das Ideias, Lda
Mapa das Ideias is a private company dedicated to the relationship between museums, audiences and communities, since 1999. We are experts in the fields of communication and building relevant relationships with that involve people, technology and creativity. We work side by side with our customers and our partners. Each project is exclusive because each problem, collection and Museum are unique.
- Kulturparken Småland
Kulturpark Småland AB runs a number of local cultural venues. These venues are assigned with conveying knowledge about our history, at the same time harnessing the influence and inspiration drawn from new additions to our region arriving from all over the nation, and the world, to form a natural part of today's Småland. Kulturpark Småland AB strives to act as a gathering place and point of reference for debate and discussion on the future of Småland.
- Lithuanian Association of Adult Education
Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (LAAE) is non-governmental umbrella organization established in 1992 and currently having 41 institutional members and 75 individual members. Together with Open Air Museum of Lithuania we are the founders of Estate Academy of Museum Rumšiškės (folk academy). From 1993 LAAE is the member of European Association of Education of Adults (EAEA).
- Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales was founded by Royal Charter in 1907. It is both an independent charity and a Welsh Government Sponsored Body. The Museum’s core objective is ‘the advancement of the education of the public’. Learning is at the heart of everything we do at Amgueddfa Cymru. We aim to achieve this by caring for, enhancing and giving access to the Museum’s collections.
- Carlow County Museum
Carlow County Museum was founded in 1973 by the Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society. In 2012 the Museum moved into its newly renovated premises on College Street. The exhibitions in the Museum give a fantastic look in to the history and heritage of the County of Carlow and life in Ireland. The Museum is always looking for new ways to engage people and make your visit the most memorable and enjoyable visit possible.
- Tampere City Museums
The City of Tampere runs several interesting museums. The museums involved are Tampere Art Museum, Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere Art Museum’s Moominvalley, Rupriikki Media Museum, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere Mineral Museum, TR1 Kunsthalle and Amuri Museum of Workers’ Housing. Each museum has individual exhibition profile and collections.
- Museum of the Schools
The Museum of the Schools is a museum for the meeting of different generations; it deals with ideas and emotions, objects and practices of the world of schools and education. Through its interactive and participatory proposal it offers some clues as to the genesis of schools in Argentina, its ruptures and continuities since the seventeenth century to the present time.
- Historical Museum Frankfurt
Founded in 1877/78 on the basis of civil initiatives, the historical museum is the oldest museum in Frankfurt. Since its founding, its mission has been the preservation, scientific investigation and mediation of historical objects and images of the trade-fair town. Today the museum has at its disposal the most extensive collections pertaining to the history of culture and art in the city and region of Frankfurt am Main.
- University of Cambridge Museums
The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) will work strategically and collaboratively across the eight University museums and the Botanic Garden to achieve excellence at every level and deliver outstanding cultural offerings, wider audience participation and deeper engagement to the benefit of all.
- Archive and Museum for the Flemish Life in Brussels
Founded in 1977, the AMVB acquires, holds, preserves and exploits the records of Dutch-speaking organizations, individuals and families in Brussels. Our holdings relate to the 19 municipalities in Brussels capital region and they permit to (re)discover the disappearing collective memory of the Flemish citizens in the cosmopolitan city of Brussels.
- Salomons Museum, Arts & Health Research Programme, Dept of Applied Psychology
The Salomons Museum of Canterbury Christ Church University celebrates the lives of Sir David Salomons, the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London and a founder of the London and Westminster Bank and a campaigner for equal rights for people of all faiths and his nephew, Sir David Lionel Salomons, a scientist and engineer.
- Museums Galleries Scotland
MGS is the strategic development body for museums and galleries in Scotland. Scotland’s Museums Sector has over 350 museums ranging from small local museums to larger regional and national museums. They care for more than 12 million objects, welcome 23.5 million visitors every year and represent an industry worth an estimated £662 million to the Scottish economy. The wider heritage sector directly employs 10,720 people - 3,810 in museums.
- University of Hildesheim
The University of Hildesheim Foundation is one of the first of its kind in Germany. The range of subjects covers among others study courses in Educational Science and the Social Sciences; Arts and Cultural Studies. The students appreciate the compact campus with approx. 6000 students and over 400 staff. There is a very personal atmosphere of learning with first-class tutoring and theory and practice are closely combined, the latter being a guiding principle of the University Foundation.
- Denver Art Museum
The Denver Art Museum has been a leader in educational programming for more than two decades. The family-friendly approach is fully integrated into the galleries through a unique partnership between curators, designers, and educators for each discipline. A trailblazer in creating innovative opportunities that encourage visitors to interact with the collection, the museum is also known internationally for the way we help our visitors explore art and their own creativity.
- Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna
The Museum of Natural History and Archaeology of Montebelluna is located at Villa Biagi, a 16th century building. It is organised into the natural science section and an the archaeological section. The Museum is deeply rooted in its territory; it studies and spreads knowledge about its natural, environmental and historical-archaeological heritage, therefore it is linked to other cultural poles.
- Associazione Melting Pro. Laboratorio per la Cultura
Melting Pro was founded in 2011 with the aim of making culture truly accessible to people from all walks of life. To reach this goal we develop, apply and encourage an innovative approach to cultural management and training connected to a series of themes and practices: from audience development to design thinking, from mentoring to digital storytelling. Melting Pro is an open laboratory of ideas, proposals, initiatives and events aimed at promoting arts and culture at national and international levels.
- Jewish Historical Museum
The Jewish Historical Museu is a modern museum, focused on life. A permanent exhition about religion, tradition and history allows visitors to understand more of the culture and heritage of the Jewish people and at the same time, gives the visitor another angle to understand him or herself. Contemporary art and photo exhibitons as well as the lively Children’s Museum give opportunities to relate to this museum, whoever you are, wherever you come from.
- Diversity Challenges
Diversity Challenges is a registered charity established to support peace-making and peace-building activities in and about Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and beyond. Aiming "A society in which people understand, and take responsibility for, the shared and distinctive traditions of all communities", their mission is to assist culturally specific groups in integrating community relations principles and considerations within all aspects of their work.
- Maramotti Collection
Collezione Maramotti is a private contemporary art collection which opened to visitors in 2007, located in the historical headquarters of Max Mara company. Besides the permanent collection, which comprises a relevant selection of more than two hundred works from 1945 till the present day, temporary shows and projects are presented and acquired.
- New Media School
The non-profit association “Nieuwe Media School “is provider of non formal adult education on regional and European level. The association wants to stimulate the educational use of new media in schools, training centres and adult education, also for disadvantaged groups.
- Fondazione Biblioteca Archivio "Luigi Micheletti"
The Luigi Micheletti Foundation is a research centre on contemporary history, specialized on collecting and spreading material and immaterial heritage of the 20th and 21st century. Scientific research and heritage selection aim to understand, convey and store everything that, although close to us and historically crucial, risks to become just the memory of few.
- Fondazione Restoring Ancient Stabiae
Restoring Ancient Stabiae (RAS) is a non-profit foundation (ONLUS) constituted in 2001 for the stated purpose of "the creation and management of the Archaeological Park of ancient Stabiae in the archaeological zone of Varano," located in the modern city of Castellammare di Stabia. Its charge also extends to "the care, promotion and enhancement of the appreciation" of this archaeological area. Stabiae is the largest and most well-preserved concentration of enormous seaside Roman villas in the entire Mediterranean world and the last opportunity to save and excavate it is about to be lost.
- Flanders’ House of Food
The non profit organization Miummm - Flanders House of Food is the showcase of the agro food industry in Flanders. It is a unique interactive science and experience centre in Flanders, where people learn all about nutrition “from farm to fork”.
- MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna
The Bologna Museums Institution includes 13 museums of the Municipality of Bologna. It's divided into 6 disciplinary areas: Archaeology, Ancient Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, History and Memory, Industrial Heritage and Culture Technique and Music. MAMbo – Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna is the focus of the Modern and Contemporary Art area.
- The Science Museum
The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum, and gained independence in 1909. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions that show the way in which science shapes our everyday lives.
- Fundação de Serralves
The Serralves Foundation is a European cultural institution serving the national community, whose mission is to raise the general public's awareness concerning contemporary art and the environment. The Foundation pursues its mission via the Museum of Contemporary Art as a multi-disciplinary centre, the Park as a natural heritage site ideally suited for environmental education and entertainment activities and the Auditorium as a centre for reflection and debate on issues facing contemporary society.
- FAI- Fondo Ambiente Italiano
FAI: not just an acronym but also a part of the Italian verb "FARE", meaning "TO DO". FAI - Fondo Ambiente Italiano, the Italian National Trust, is a national, non-profit foundation that was established in 1975 with a concrete objective: to safeguard Italy's artistic assets and natural heritage.
- German Institute for Adult Education (DIE)
The German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE) is a central forum in the fields of research and practice of continuing education in Germany. It combines research and practice, provides data and information and produces research and development work. It is a member of the Leibniz Association.
- Fondazione Fitzcarraldo
Fondazione Fitzcarraldo is the leading Italian center on arts & culture management and policies. It is an operative foundation focused on groundbreaking approaches in planning, research, consulting, training and documentation of activities and projects, at the service of all those who create, practice, produce, and support the arts and culture.
- Asociación Española de Gestores de Patrimonio Cultural
The Spanish Association for the Cultural Heritage Management (AEGPC) is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1997. They gather a multidisciplinar collective of professionals on the management of cultural heritage and specialists.
- Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts & Music
The Foundation is an expression of Basil and Marina Theocharakis’ desire to contribute to the world of art and music in a manner that transcends their individual active involvement in the arts. The Foundation aims to encourage the public to enter into a wide-range and interdisciplinary dialogue with music and the visual arts, to promote the work of Greek artists abroad, to employ every means at its disposal to disseminate the content of its activities, and to develop networks facilitating collaboration and exchange.
- National Museum of Archaeology
The Portuguese National Museum of Archaeology is a more than centenary institution with collections spanning from ancient Pre-History to Medieval and Modern ages, having the mission to disseminate historical knowledge through archaeology, in all its expertise and chronological domains. In order to achieve so, the Museum develops research, editing, curatorial, exhibitions and educational programs, either internally as in cooperation at the national and international levels.
See also the LEM partners, those institutions which, together with the coordinator, submitted the project proposal to the EU in February 2010.