Le service des musées de la DRAC Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes conduit une action de coordination et de soutien scientifique auprès des musées et des fondations reconnues d'utilité publiques à objectif patrimonial et culturel.
Within the DRAC, the museum service provides support and advice to the museums of France of the territory, nearly 138 places with the appellation in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
The jurisdiction of the attribution or withdrawal of the name «museum of France» is decentralized at the territorial level.
The Decree no. 2020-1371 of 10 November 2020 Concerning the deconcentration of the name «musée de France" specifies the various steps taken by the administration to assign or withdraw the name, particularly in terms of deadlines and publication.
The service accompanies the teams in the development and implementation of scientific and cultural projects, mandatory process for each museum in France, Whether in favour of public policy or in the various operations aimed at improving the knowledge of collections (proofs, research programme), their conservation or dissemination (publication, digitisation).
Projects submitted by museums in the region with the name museum of France The Ministry of Culture recognises that specific financial support is available.
It encourages collaborations between different facilities according to their scientific projects, in connection with departmental conservation, heritage services, different partners (at national, European and international level).