On December 2-4, the Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece and the British Council will present the 10th International CoMuseum Conference. The event will be held in English and online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Professionals from international museums and cultural organisations, artists, civil society representatives, educators, and academics will examine: leadership in museums and cultural organisations during these challenging times; the social impact of museums with regard to their communities, human rights, and social justice; the ongoing digital transformation in the cultural sector; and the “greening” of museums, in consideration of environmental health, as well as the wellness of museum visitors and staff.
On December 3 and 4, the CoMuseum will present a series of virtual workshops and masterclasses for museum and cultural professionals.
Registration for the conference till November 30 and for the workshops and masterclasses till November 25 at the CoMuseum webpage.
A list of featured speakers from the UK follows below.
•Nick Merriman, Chief Executive, Horniman Museum and Gardens (UK)
•Amy Porteous, Producer, Creative Programmes, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (UK)
•Stephen Reid, Senior Customer Engagement PM, Microsoft (UK)
•Jenny White, Head of Visual Arts Programme, British Council, FRSA (Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) (UK)
The British Council is co-organiser of this event.