THE MUSEUM 

AS THE LIVING ROOM

OF SOCIETY

ATHENS, 20-21 NOV 2019

THESSALONIKI, 22 NOV 2019

This year’s Museum Conference, will open the discussion on the potential success of the Third Place model, and will explore how museums can be places of intercultural dialogue, activism and community engagement.

THE CONFERENCE: MEET CULTURAL PROFESSIONALS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

 

Invited speakers are innovators, daring changemakers and strong advocates of the power that culture has on people’s lives. They are determined to multiply this power by sharing their most valuable expertise and experience.

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Director,

People’s History Museum 

UK

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Co-director,

Archiv der Avantgarden (AdA), Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
DE

Chief Engagement Officer,

Minneapolis Institute of Art
U.S.Α.

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Curator of Education and Interpretation,

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
U.S.Α.

THE WORKSHOPS: THINK AND DO; TOGETHER

Participants work together to find solutions on common challenges in the field of cultural production. As a core part of the conference, the workshops use new models of learning together at the intersection of culture, activism, education, creativity, entrepreneurship, solidarity, urbanism and social innovation.

CONFERENCE VENUES

BENAKI MUSEUM

The Benaki Museum / Pireos 138 is a hub of visual and performing arts with 3,000m2 of exhibition space and a 400-seat lecture and concert theatre housed at a refurbished industrial building.

8 YEARS

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