The Intangible Cultural Heritage and Museums Project (IMP) presents their Joint Declaration
The IMP explores the interaction of museum work and intangible heritage practices in a comparative European context, with partner organizations from Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Italy and Switzerland. Image: Immateriel Erfgoed CC0
Declaration on “the dynamic engagement between a multiplicity of actors from the field of museums and intangible cultural heritage” was presented in Brussels during the ICOM Concluding Symposium on February 26th.
The Declaration stated the achievements of the IMP between 2017-2020 and shows insights and expresses hopes in relation to the safeguarding of the intangible cultural heritage of communities, groups and individuals, through and together with museums.
It also recognises the interest of museums in conceptualizing and curating different articles with cultural heritage significance and urges implementation of policies for bringing together museums and communities, groups and individuals engaged in practices of intangible cultural heritage.