TOOLKIT

Intangible cultural heritage and museums

Safeguarding intangible cultural heritage is an opportunity for museums. This toolkit provides you with all the content you may need to safeguard intangible cultural heritage in your organization. The toolkit has three parts:

  1. Introduction: The basics of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and museums
  2. Tools: Get started with safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in your organization
  3. Inspiration: A deep dive into safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and museums

You can also access all the tools and links directly through our search option.

Book: Museums and intangible cultural heritage.

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IMP-book: Executive summary (EN)

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IMP-book: Executive summary (NL)

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IMP-book: Executive summary (IT)

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IMP-book: Executive summary (DE)

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IMP-book: Executive summary (FR)

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ICH & Museums: an introduction

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What is Intangible Cultural Heritage?

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ICH & Museums: Reference framework, key texts and networks

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IMP-Declaration

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The toolkit-categories explained

The introduction category includes introductory publications on the topic of ICH & museums: books, booklets, visuals on the basics of ICH & museums, an overview framework and more that result from the IMP-project.

The tools category includes practical tools to start working with ICH, including brainstorm exercises and workshops, guidelines, sets of guiding principles, etcetera that result from the IMP-project.

The inspiration category includes inspiring case studies, a literature overview, external toolkits with a focus on the topic of ICH & museums and a series of relevant background documents.