MUSEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: THE STATE OF MUSEUMS TODAY
December 29, 2009, 2pm - 8 pm

To highlight the fact that the Museum in a Shoebox has been around for little more than six months, we will host a symposium on the state of museums and cultural institutions today. The distinguished panel consists of the world leaders in museum studies.

Schedule

2pm
The Director gives the welcome address and introductory speech.

2.30pm
"From Archive to Mediatheque"
Professor Alistair Yamamoto

3.30pm
"Curating in Real and Virtual Spaces"
Professor Emeritus Lucija Bhatnagar

4.30pm
Break. Coffee and cakes for everyone!

5pm
"Radicalizing Museum Typologies"
Royal Curator Nicolás Lindroos

6pm
"Why Museums are important"
Philosopher and performance artist Florencia Gabai

7pm
Panel discussion

8pm
Banquet in the Royal Hall.

Make sure to book tickets in advance at: events@museuminashoebox.com.