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. There are three categories:

  • The introduction category includes introductory publications on the topic of ICH & museums: books, visuals on the basics of ICH & museums, an overview framework and more.
  • The tools category includes practical tools to start working with ICH, including brainstorm exercises and workshops, guidelines, sets of guiding principles, et cetera.
  • The inspiration category includes inspiring case studies and co-creations, a bibliography, video testimonials, external toolkits with a focus on the topic of ICH & museums and a series of relevant background documents.

Click the category of your preference, or browse through the toolkit as a whole via the search box below.

ICH & Museums: Opportunities

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ICH & Museums: Some risks

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ICH & Museums: Rules of thumb

Presentation Document

IMP co-creations

Video File

Booklet with inspiring examples from the IMP-book

PDF Document

Brainstorm: Decide who to involve when working on ICH and on the intensity of the collaboration

PDF Document

Brainstorm: What ICH is relevant to your museum?

PDF Document

Workshop: inspiration cards

PDF Document

ICH & Museums: Ethics, deontology & instruments

Wheel chart of sustainability and intangible cultural heritage

PDF Document