Defining the Museum of the 21st Century

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organising a conference


This conference, open to all informed researchers within and outwith the International Council of Museums (ICOM), is hosted by the University of St Andrews Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) in the School of Art History, and is being promoted under the umbrella of the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project, funded by the European Commission Horizon2020 programme.

It will form part of an international debate on the definition of the museum taking place under the auspices of ICOFOM – ICOM’s forum for Museology. This multi-lingual discussion began in Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris in June 2017, and continues in a suite of symposia in Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Iran, China and other venues in 2017-18. A tri-lingual publication in English, Spanish and Portugese is being planned in collabroation with UNDAV Buenos Aires and UNIRIO Rio de Janeiro.
Period25 Nov 2017
Event typeConference
LocationSt Andrews, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational