November 17, 2020
18 November – European Academic Heritage Day
The European network UNIVERSEUM for the celebration of #AcademicHeritageDay2020 has invited all the museums of the network and their staff, to “dig” into their collections and discover objects of trauma and hope, distancing and connection, objects that relate to global health crisis and to human inventiveness to combat hazards and crises. These themes can be interpreted in the broadest sense to make connections with the collections in the University museums.
More information here.
In the framework of ICOM the Committee for University Museums and Collections – UMAC was created in 2001. It is the global advocate for higher education museums and collections of all sizes, types, and disciplines. It contributes to society by supporting the development of university museums and collections as essential resources devoted to research, education and culture.