Conferences and Talks

Sharing Collections Symposium

MGS in partnership with NMS

Deadline: 14 June 2017 at 09:30

Join your hosts Museums Galleries Scotland and National Museums Scotland for a one-day symposium. Focusing on the themes of lending, borrowing and touring exhibitions.  We'll be exploring the barriers and opportunities surrounding the sharing of collections, while identifying what support is available. Participants will be introduced to current practise, new ideas, and innovative initiatives. Keynotes include Dr Xerxes Mazda from National Museums Scotland, Dana Andrew, ICOM, Sally Colvin from the Museums Association, Neil Curtis from the University of Aberdeen. We have workshop sessions from the Touring Exhibitions Group, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Glasgow Life, The Art Fund, HLF and Esmee Fairbairn and lots more!

Location: Edinburgh City

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The deadline is Wednesday 14 June 2017 at 09:30.

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