THE FOUNDATION OF BALUMBUNG MUSEUM SITUBONDO EMPOWERMENT TO REALIZE CULTURAL HERITAGE CONSERVATION BASED ON COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
The Community in this Partnership Service Program is the Museum BalumbungSitubondo Foundation (YMBS), which is a cultural heritage preservation organization based in Situbondo. Three main problems to solve this community problems is the lack of knowledge of YMBS human resources regarding: 1) megalithic cultural heritage; 2) mastery of IT and online publications; 3) museum curatorial. The approach method used is in the form of community empowerment. Operationally, the community empowerment approach method is realized in the form of activities: 1) megalithic cultural dialogue; 2) field practice assistance to megalithic sites in Situbondo; 3) IT-based cultural heritage publication training; 4) video creation assistance; 5) museum curatorial training; and 6) museum curatorial practice assistance. Its external achievements are: 1) Balumbung Museum Collection Catalog which can be accessed online; 2) Description of the Balumbung Museum Collection; 3) Videos About Balumbung Museum Collection.
Keywords: Empowerment, BalumbungCommunity, Heritage, Situbondo