Press release

THE MUSEUM SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE (MIKSZ) IN THE ARENA: TO SUPPORT MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS

27 November 2019, Budapest – No. 20 of the Museum Compass series published by the Museum Education and Methodology Centre, Hungarian Open Air Museum (MOKK, SZNM) was released and reviewed on 27 November at a press conference held at the Budapest Grand Circus. The volume titled ‘MIKSZ - Practical Guide to School Community Service in Museums’ supports the better organization of the school community service (IKSZ), with special focus on the venue of the museum. The press release was followed by a methodology day for students performing school community service, as well as teachers and museum experts.

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CONCRETE RESULTS THE “MUSEUM AND LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT FOR EVERYONE” PROJECT HAS ALREADY DELIVERED

29 April 2019, Szentendre – Museum and library development for everyone” identification number 3.3.3-VEKOP-16-2016-00001 priority project implemented between 1 February 2017 and 31 January 2020 with the aim of preparing professionals of the museum and library field in cooperation with public education to respond to new social and economic challenges has reached it second milestone.

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Roundtable discussion to launch the revamped book series Museum Compass

15 January 2019, Budapest – The newest issues of the book series Museum Compass published by Museum Education and Methodology Centre (MOKK), Hungarian Open Air Museum boasting a new image were presented at a roundtable discussion at the Hungarian National Museum.

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CultureBonus – MUSEUM EDUCATION PILOT PROGRAMME FOR THE DIADVANTAGED TO CATCH UP

21 November 2018, Miskolc – Between 1 February 2017 and 31 January 2020 in the regions of North-Hungary and North-Plains, within the CultureBonus pilot programme the 35 museums and 40 public education institutions (schools) collaborate, and 6000 students take part in the museum education sessions offered by the museums.

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Sixteenth National Museum Education Year Opening Ceremony – Top museum educators acknowledged

1 October 2018, Szolnok – Award for Excellence in Museum Education, and Excellent Museum Educator Award for outstanding individual achievement, the most prestigious acknowledgments of Hungarian museum education were handed over at Aba-Novák Agora Cultural Centre by Péter Fekete Secretary of State responsible for culture. 

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13th Autumn Festival of Museums

27 September 2018, Budapest –150 museums of more than 60 settlements are expecting visitors with colourful programmes all over the country from 1 October to 11 November within the Autumn Festival of Museums. The Ministry for Human Capacities together with the organiser of the festival the Museum Education and Methodology Centre (MOKK), Hungarian Open Air Museum provided information for the press about the rich programmes of the Festival starting on 1 October.

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Museum Education And Methodology Centre launched nationwide publicity campaign “Museums for teachers”

Szentendre 10. September 2018 – the series of events consisting of twenty-one stations of the campaign will take place between 10 September and 12 October 2018 in connection with the museum component “Our museum” of the project Museum and library development for everyone EFOP-3.3.3.-VEKOP-16-2016-00001 of Museum Education and Methodology Centre (MOKK), Hungarian Open Air Museum.

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Conference on community identity forming aspect of museums

14 May 2018 Szentendre – Conference on community forming aspect of museums started in Szentendre, Hungarian Open Air Museum, linked to the priority EU project “Museum and library development for everyone EFOP-3.3.3-VEKOP-16-2016-00001.

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PROJECT RESULTS TO DATE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT FOR EVERYONE RELEASED

16 April 2018 Szentendre – The press conference linked to the milestone of the project Museum and library development for everyone EFOP-3.3.3-VEKOP-16-2016-00001 implemented in cooperation with Szabó Ervin Metropolitan Library was held with the participation of secretary of state at the Hungarian Open Air Museum, Szentendre.

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International conference on cultural cooperation and partnerships

21 November 2017 - The two-day international conference on 20-21 November 2017, titled “In partnership with museum” was held within Acting communities – active community involvement (EFOP-1.3.1-15-2016-00001) priority project, focused on the partnership of museums, libraries, public education institutions (schools) and local communities, with special attention on cooperation with museums.

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The most eminent of museum education awarded at the 15th National Museum Education Year Opening

25 September 2017 - Excellence in Museum Education, and Excellent Museum Educator Award for Lifetime Achievement –  regarded to be the most prestigious acknowledgments of Hungarian museum education ever since it was established in 2003 – were handed over by Dr. Annamária Vígh, head of Public Collections Division, Ministry for Human Capacities (EMMI) and by Dr. Miklós Cseri, director general of Skanzen at the 15th National Museum Education Year Opening, on 25th September 2017.

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11th Autumn Festival of Museums to be launched

26 September 2016 - Visitors are welcome all over the country for seven weeks with 1700 programmes of 150 museums within the Autumn Festival of Museum to be launched on 26th September the slogan of which this year is “Build bridges. – Bridge that connects” reflecting on the Széchenyi memorial year organised to appreciate the oeuvre of the “greatest Hungarian”.

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The most eminent of museum education awarded at 14th National Museum Education Year Opening

26 September 2016 - The Excellence in Museum Education and the Excellent Museum Educator Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement regarded to be the most prestigious acknowledgement of Hungarian Museum Education were handed over by Magdolna Závogyán, deputy secretary of state, responsible for culture at the 14th National Museum Education Year Opening held in the Hungarian Natural History Museum on 26th September 2016.

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