Our partner PIOP presented PLUGGY and its crucial role in the safeguarding and promotion of local cultural heritage to the students of the 2nd Summer School “Rural Space as Cultural Heritage”, organised by the Directorate of Modern Cultural Heritage of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, in Dimitsana (Arcadia, Peloponnese), Greece on the 23rd July 2019. Read More
PLUGGY is travelling all over Greece and Slovakia, visiting several museums so as to encourage people to use its applications while visiting the exhibitions of each museum. The Environment Museum of Stymphalia, the Open-Air Water Power Museum of Dimitsana,(Peloponnese) and the Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina, all from the Museum Network of our partner PIOP are the three Greek museums which are hosting PLUGGY apps from the 1st August until the end of September. Read More
PLUGGY’s partners Xteam and Vianet organised a workshop entitled ‘’ Tools and ideas to attract visitors to your museum’’ on 5th February 2019 in Rome, Italy. The workshop, in which PLUGGY and the collaborative game applications were presented, attracted about 40 experts and curators from the museum and cultural sector. Read More
The 15th Festival of Museums 2018 was held in the Bratislava City Museum in Bratislava, Slovakia on 18th – 19th of June 2018. During the event, more than 45 museums from Slovakia presented their work and new ideas to their colleagues and found new connections for their work or research. Read More
Italian state museums are on track for another record-setting year in 2017 in terms of visitors and revenue, with the outdoor Colosseum in Rome and Pompeii near Naples topping the Culture Ministry’s most-visited and most-lucrative list.
The ministry on Monday issued a three-year review of its revolutionary decision to bring in non-Italian directors for some of the gems of its national museum network, and to give the institutions greater autonomy.