Karlovac Homeland War Museum nominated for EMYA award


The Karlovac-Turanj Homeland War Museum has been nominated for the EMYA 2021 award of the European Museum Forum, as one of 27 European museums competing for the European Museum of the Year Award and for the Council of Europe Museum Prize and the Silletto Prize.

According to a press release by the Karlovac City Museum, which houses the Homeland War Museum, being nominated for the prestigious award of the European Museum Forum has become a traditional benchmark for the best innovative practices of the museum sector across the continent.

“Museums nominated for the awards from the European Museum Forum have gone through a rigorous evaluation process and for this reason this nomination is great international praise for the Karlovac-Turanj Homeland War Museum from the museum profession,” the press release said.

The European Museum Forum has been promoting the role of museums in European contemporary society for about 45 years and supporting museums that establish, create and develop their institutions as civic spaces for exploring European heritage. The awards are presented at an annual conference, where museum professionals and candidates present their museums and reinterpret museum activities.





PHOTO: Homeland War Museum

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