IMP survey

With the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project coming to its end, we would love for you to provide us with some feedback. Did the project have any impact on your work in relation to museums and safeguarding intangible heritage? Your input will be processed with an eye on reporting and on developing future projects.

Short surveys have been developed for three types of target groups: 

Thank you!

Report Concluding Symposium available

You can now relive the IMP 2020 Concluding Symposium: Museums and intangible heritage: towards a third space in the heritage sector through the written report, its recording or the photo album.

Get a copy of the IMP-publications!

Hard copies of the IMP-publications are available:

  • the publications are shipped free of charge to residents of the five IMP-partner countries (Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, France and Switzerland). Leave us your address details and you will receive a copy through the post!
  • Do you live outside of the partner countries? Find out how you can get a copy as well.

(Attention: due to the COVID-19 measures, the publications will only be shipped after the measures are lifted in Belgium.)

IMP Book and Toolkit are now online!

Two of the main project outputs of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project are out now and freely available!

  • Download the book Museums and intangible cultural heritage. Towards a third space in the heritage sector. A companion to discover transformative heritage practices for the 21st century through the toolkit (its first item). Here you can also download a Dutch, French, Italian, German or English executive summary of the book publication

Livestreaming of the IMP 2020 Concluding Symposium

Registrations for IMP 2020 have now closed, but if you cannot join us in Brussels the event will also be available to follow on our YouTube channel.

Livestreaming

Subscriptions are open! IMP Concluding Symposium: 'Museums and intangible heritage: towards a third space in the heritage sector'

26.02.2020 - Brussels

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Over the past three years, the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project (IMP) has gathered a rich multitude of museum professionals, heritage communities, academics, policy makers and networking actors, and we travelled to The Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, France and Belgium in order to discover the myriad of ways in which practices of intangible cultural heritage are being incorporated in museum work.

On February 26, 2020 IMP will host its Concluding Symposium in Brussels (BE):

Photo: N. Gaillard
  • bringing together key players in the museum sector and intangible heritage networks,
  • summarizing and valorizing the theoretical and practical insightsthat have been pooled throughout the past three years of working on this complex topic in a comparative European context,
  • and stating recommendations for future development and related policies.

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The IMP Project features in the ICH Courier!

An article on the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project appeared in the latest volume of the ICH Courier. You can read the article here

IMP is hiring! Vacancy - Author / Editor

IMP is looking for a skilled author/editor to coordinate the publishing of a book and executive summary. 

READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLY

Call for proposals - IMP Mechelen (BE)

Are you a museum professional from Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy, France or Switzerland? Do you have an inspiring case to present on the topic of intangible cultural heritage and cultural policies? Then read the latest call for proposals and submit your application to participate to the International conference and Expert meeting on 'ICH, museums and cultural policies' that will take place in Mechelen on May 7-8, 2019! Deadline: January 21, 2019 Deadline postponed: February 8, 2019

Read the call for proposals and submit your application

IMP workshop during NEMO Annual Conference (Malta, 16.9.2018)

IMP is invited by NEMO - the Network of European Museum Organisations - to give a workshop during their annual conference that will take place in Malta next November on ICH and museums! Kia Tsakiridis (Werkplaats immaterieel erfgoed) and Sophie Elpers (Kenniscentrum Immaterieel Erfgoed Nederland) will be hosting this workshop on the 16th of November. You can read all about it here

Check out the full conference program and subsCribe to the workshop

Call for proposals - IMP Aubusson (FR)

The newest call for proposals is online! Do you have an inspiring case to present on the innovating and transformational power/capacity that intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and its safeguarding brings into museums today? Don't hesitate and send in your application! Deadline: November 9, 2018. CLOSED

READ THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Photos IMP Berne (CH)

Check out the IMP Facebook for photos of the International conference & Expert meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage, Museums and Urbanised Society (Berne, 25-26.09.2018). Photo credits: Joel Schweizer. Go to IMP Facebook

Call for proposals - IMP Berne (CH)

Check out the call for proposals for the International conference and Expert meeting on Intangible Cultural Heritage, Museums and Urbanised Society that will take place in the Swiss Alpine Museum on 25&26.09.2018. Deadline: May 7, 2018. CLOSED

Read the call for proposals

Call for proposals - IMP Palermo (IT)

For the International conference and Expert meeting in Palermo, we are looking for inspiring cases from museums that focus on intangible cultural heritage and the participation of communities, groups and individuals. CLOSED

Read the call for proposals