„Museums matter!” 2.6.2010. – 5.6.2010, National Board of Antiquities Finland and Helsinki City Museum
– impacts of museums to society
– the museum advisory and supporting work especially in Nordic countries
– the challenges of digitalizing and improving availability of collections in small museums
The conference will also include presentations on different development projects in the museum field all over Europe.
The four-day conference will consist of presentations, conversations, workshops and excursions. The conference language is English. The deadline for registration is April 30th, 2010.
Please have a look at the call for papers and the draft content of the conference. In addition to keynotes, EMAC invites all participants to contribute to the program with brief speeches and information about current projects and experiences. The deadline for submitting short abstracts (500 – 800 characters) is March 19th, 2010.
The conference addresses and is open to all European professionals working within museum support organisations – for example ministries, cultural departments, cultural associations, training centres, foundations, advisory institutions, public consultants and to independent advisors. EMAC sets itself as an occasion for exchange on issues of common interest.
Should you have any questions, please contact the organisation team.
Ms. Eeva Kukko, National Board of Antiquities, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Ms. Ulla Teräs, Helsinki City Museum, email@example.com,
grants for participation are available