Article Club: What is a museum?

6:00pm Thursday, 19 September 2019
7:00pm Thursday, 19 September 2019
Social Event
Fellows Bar & Cafe
University House, 1 Balmain Crescent Australian National University
Acton, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Australia

Get together to discuss articles (and sometimes videos and podcasts) relevant to the GLAM sector – just like a book club but with less reading!

This month our discussion will focus on Vincent Noce’s article in The Art Newspaper, What exactly is a museum? ICOM comes to blows over new definition (19 August 2019).

Recently the International Council of Museums (ICOM) suggested a new museum definition. The proposal of a new definition has sparked debate among museum professionals. This month, we’ll be joining that debate! What is a museum?

To read the definition proposals submitted by ICOM members see ‘Creating the new museum definition: over 250 proposals to check out!

Bar snacks included, but you buy your own drinks.

 

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