[MGSA-L] 10th International CoMuseum Conference organized by the Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece, and the British Council, for 2-4 December 2020

MGSA exec. director mgsa.org at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 11:05:11 PST 2020


 from: Sophia Handaka

handaka at benaki.gr


Dear MGSA list members,



We are happy to announce that registrations are now open for the *10th
International
CoMuseum Conference  <https://thecomuseum.org/comuseum2020/>*organized by the
Benaki Museum, the U.S. Embassy in Greece, and the British Council, for *2-4
December 2020*. The conference is organized in collaboration with the
Goethe-Institut Athen and the Ambassade de France/Institut Français de
Grèce, and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the
Municipality of Athens, and the Municipality of Thessaloniki.



How do we lead the way out of the crisis with Culture at the centre of
recovery? How can we make this recovery consistent with the urgent needs of
our environment? How can museums and cultural organisations become
catalysts for human equity, freedom of speech and social justice? How can
we connect and engage with our audiences without leaving anyone behind in
this hyper-engaging and fast-developing digital world? And, finally, how
can we best serve our communities, becoming safe spaces for creativity and
wellbeing? These are some of the questions that we will discuss during the
conference.



On *December 2*, the CoMuseum *main conference* will feature *keynote
presentations, fireside chats* and *panel discussions* which will focus
primarily on the following themes:

·         Leadership in Museums and Cultural Organizations

·         The Social Impact of Museums: Communities, Human Rights, Social
Justice

·         Digital Transformation and Digital Skills

·         Greening the Museum and Wellness for Visitors and Staff



We have an amazing line-up, you may see all speakers here

https://thecomuseum.org/speakers2020/



On *December 3 and 4*, the CoMuseum will present a series of *online
workshops and master classes* for museum and cultural professionals.



See all workshops here

https://thecomuseum.org/workshops/



The working language will be English.

Registration is open through *30 November* for the Conference Plenary
Event; and through *November 25 for the Workshops and Masterclasses.* Register
here.
<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-comuseum-international-conference-2020-registration-128182167313>



This is a free event.

Please feel free to register and share with your network and any interested
parts! This year has presented a great opportunity to open up the
conference to everyone, making it a unique (and unexpected) 10th
Anniversary!



Let me know if you have any questions!

Best

Sophia





Δρ. Σοφία Χανδακά *Ι *Sophia Handaka, DPhil
Τμήμα Πολιτισμών του Κόσμου - Επιμελήτρια *Ι* Department of World Cultures
-Curator
*ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ ΜΠΕΝΑΚΗ Ι BENAKI MUSEUM*
Κουμπάρη 1, 10674, Αθήνα* Ι* 1 Koumbari str., 10674, Athens, Greece
Δευτέρα έως Πέμπτη *Ι* Monday to Thursday
Τ +30 210 3671024


*handaka at benaki.gr <handaka at benaki.gr> www.benaki.or
<http://www.benaki.or/>g*

*Benakishop.gr* <http://benakishop.gr/>



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