What is a community museum in your region? Survey

We invite you to participate in a research survey about the scope and perception of the concept of ‘community museum’. Link to survey here. Our overarching aim is to understand the concept in different contexts, and the study will conclude with a publically-accessible report containing the anonymised data, including quotations, but excluding any personal information supplied by the … Read more

Call for Papers: ‘Museums and Community Action: Decolonising the Curriculum’

#CallForPapers 📄🚨🔔🌎 Download the Call for Papers Museums and Community Action: Decolonising the Curriculum, Webinar, 10-11 December 2020 University of St Andrews Icofom – International Committee for Museology   The Special Project Museums, Community Action and Decolonisation (2020-2022), proposed by Icofom – International Committee for Museology for this triennial, aims to foster international debates and … Read more

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Webinars via YouTube

You can now watch 👀 our EU-LAC-MUSEUMS webinar series on our YouTube channel 🌎 #eulacmuseums #horizon2020 #h2020 #sustainablemuseums With 21 invited speakers, we reached 905 people who registered from 35 countries via Zoom and Facebook. 👇URL links below:   Webinar 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWzl7FLmKkg Webinar 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQXtHZ0v-cQ Webinar 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8quf-77q4Sc  

Webinar 3: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis: technology’

To register visit: https://bit.ly/30WLCzT  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of … Read more

Webinar 2: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis: community experience’

To register visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZGq9gy23Q62TS4sWzJqqVg  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of reinforcing … Read more

Webinar 1: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis’

To register visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R6URiRHVQDep8Cv0apt4Aw In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis. Consisting of four or five speakers in each session, our online discussions, open to all, are created in the context of … Read more

Museum Studies Survey

To celebrate 30 years of Museum and Gallery Studies at the University of St Andrews, we were planning a conference, Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future.  Although the conference has been cancelled due to COVID 19, we want to carry on with a survey which was intended to inform discussions at the conference. We want to … Read more

CANCELLED: Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future Conference

Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future Conference  Due to the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is with sincere regret that the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) has decided to cancel our upcoming Museum Studies: Past, Present, Future conference, 7-8th May 2020. A full refund will be issued to those who have already booked their … Read more