KAAPELI, a “temporary industrial space” turned into a platform for culture and the arts in Helsinki. A visual story from a peer-learning visit to Finland.
Learning by caring: Leeds Museums and Galleries Primary School Membership Scheme and Curriculum Planning
The Leeds Museums and Galleries Primary School Membership Scheme and Curriculum Planning was one of the initiatives presented during a Cultural Heritage in Action peer learning visit in Leeds. It is a symptomatic example of museums’ soft power at work when training the next generation.
Tourism is one of cities’ major economic assets. It contributes to the local economy and generates jobs and social added value. But it can also create downsides affecting people’s quality of life, like over-tourism, anti-social behaviours, tensions with locals, pressure on the use of public services and housing prices.
The city of Glasgow has commissioned an audit to define the historic associations and modern legacies that originated from the Atlantic slave trade.
The second sharing stories webinar of Cultural Heritage in Action explored, through concrete examples, the benefits of re-using heritage sites, the challenges inherent to adaptive re-use projects, and the drivers of quality interventions on cultural heritage.
Join the third episode of the “sharing stories” webinar series featuring speakers from Florence and Savonlinna.
‘Door breakers’ is about creating and strengthening links between municipal museums of Zaragoza and young people.
Urriés started developing a masterplan in 2015 forefronting culture, creativity and heritage as the engine of sustainable local development.
Lisbon City Council created the programme Lojas com História in 2015. A sense of urgency drove the city to preserve and boost a distinctive local commerce and trade heritage, knowing that in it lies a relevant part of the identity and character of Lisbon.
In Leeds, consultation with teachers, universities and teacher trainers showed teachers wanted flexible, curriculum-linked classroom resources. Driven by the narrative of the city, these new resources are called ‘stories’ and aim to raise the educational achievement of children through heritage and the arts.