NEMO | Guidelines: Developing Education and Public Engagement in Museums

A new report published by the NEMO Working Group LEM – the Learning Museum opens by stating that education and public engagement are key tasks of museums today. To contribute to this important work, the group is sharing a set of guidelines to support the international museum community to develop and review education and public engagement activities.


The guideline Developing Education and Public Engagement in Museums:

  • Offers recommendations for contemporary education and public engagement work.
  • Provides hands-on tips and inspiring examples to support museum staff when developing conceptual and practical activities.
  • Highlights five factors of success: Audience orientation, Object-related focus, Multifaceted methods and formats, Networking and Processuality.
  • Encourages museum professionals and funding bodies to explore existing concepts in the field.
  • Can be used by museums when applying for funding.