The CoMuseum International Conference is organising a series of digital conversations entitled Leadership in Challenging Times with local and international experts from museums and other cultural organisations. The digital conversations will take place on 29 October and 6 November, and will be convened by the CoMuseum main partners: the Benaki Museum, the British Council and the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy in Greece.
Curated and hosted by Dr George Manginis, Academic Director of the Benaki Museum.
•Ellen Bierwisch, Head of Exhibitions Management, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, Deputy Speaker of the Exhibition Management Workgroup, German Museum Association
•Agnieszka Tarasiuk, Chief Curator, Xawery Dunikowski Museum of Sculpture at the Królikarnia Palace, Division of The National Museum in Warsaw
•Syrago Tsiara, Deputy Director MOMus-Museum of Contemporary Art, Director of the Thessaloniki Biennale
The discussion will focus on how museums have dealt with – and continue to deal with – the pandemic, what museum leaders have learnt from the current crisis, and what they anticipate the future will hold for museums and cultural organisations.